The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) closed the Development of Regional Impact (DRI) hearing on phase one of the proposed Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) field project after more than 18 hours of public session time. During the sixth and final public hearing Thursday, professional testimony was provided by Ben Polimer, former president of the
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The Steamship Authority has loosened its restrictions on hay transportation following an uptick in farmer discontent on the subject. Vineyard farmers complained in January that SSA policy on hay had become more restrictive and compromised a vital resource for the upkeep of livestock. At the time, the SSA claimed its policy remained unchanged. “There has
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Mone Insurance Agency is giving 100 Yeti insulated tumblers to healthcare workers who are administering COVID tests and vaccines. The initiative was the idea of owner Bob Mone, although once he brought it up to his team, they all immediately got on board. “Mr. Mone’s main focus was the people who have been testing at
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UPDATED A historic West Tisbury store — a frequent stop on the Obama family’s presidential vacations on-Island — is undergoing a change in management. In a press release issued Thursday, Vineyard Trust, which owns Alley’s General Store along with 19 other historic landmarks on the Island, announced a partnership with the owners of LeRoux — Michael
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Updated 7:30 pm Newcomer Emma Green-Beach and incumbent Jason Balboni won the two open seats on the Oak Bluffs select board, edging out Rich Michelson at the polls Thursday in the Island’s only contested race. Green-Beach, in her first select board bid, was the top vote getter with 555 votes. Balboni came in second with
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6:29 pm, April 15, 2021Covid-19 vaccine eligibility is set to open for all Islanders 16 and older this weekend, but the number of available appointments remains a moving target on the Vineyard, even as a more virulent strain of the virus has been detected.
6:16 pm, April 15, 2021Stories of fruitless housing searches and expiring leases are not new on the Island. But this year, the perennial challenge of finding season-long summer housing has reached new heights