The Martha’s Vineyard Commission closed out the public hearing Thursday on one of the largest developments it has ever reviewed — the 54-acre Meeting House Place subdivision in Edgartown. Thursday’s public hearing was the third for the current iteration of the project which proposes to establish 30 acres as open space and develop the other
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Updated 5 pm State Sen. Julian Cyr, D-Truro, has tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, he confirmed on his Twitter page Friday. Cyr said he had had prior symptoms and was walked through how to stay safe with a public health nurse with the Visiting Nurses Association of Cape Cod. “Fortunately no one else in my
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Ovid Ward, a noted Vineyard artist, sculptor, and boat designer, died on June 17 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, at the age of 75. Ward was born in 1945 in West Virginia, and grew up in Roanoke, Va. According to Ward’s sister, Beth Ward Tritsarolis, their mother was born and raised on the Vineyard, and their
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After writing 12 books about the history of Martha’s Vineyard, Tom Dresser is nothing short of an expert. His latest addition, “The Rise of Tourism on Martha’s Vineyard,” is a testament to Dresser’s niche expertise, as he skillfully maps out the Island’s history, connecting relics of the past to staples of the present. For Dresser,
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The state Senate passed an amendment to a Technology Bond Bill Thursday that will study improved internet for the Cape and Islands, according to a press release issued by state Sen. Julian Cyr’s office. Cyr, who represents Martha’s Vineyard, offered the amendment which authorizes the Baker-Polito administration to spend $400,000 for the Cape Cod Commission
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