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On Target for New Life at Little Neck
Underlying the peaceful scene at Cape Pogue Bay are an unknown number of unexploded practice bombs, dating to wartime years when the area was used...
7:14 pm, December 11, 2014
Commission Marks 40 Years of Fighting for the Island
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission, heralded as a unique and powerful regional planning organization, often the source of controversy, celebrated a...
6:51 pm, December 11, 2014
West Tisbury Learns $75,000 Not Enough to Replace Cemetery Fence
Two bids came in over the amount appropriated by voters last spring. The town selectmen said this week they will now take steps to replace only part...
12:31 pm, December 11, 2014
Tisbury Tax Rate Creates Discussion
Tisbury’s annual tax rate classification hearing ended without resolution and will be continued next week after delays at the state level left...
4:15 pm, December 10, 2014
Fire Lieutenant Moves Up in Volunteer Ranks
The town of Edgartown has named Andrew Kelly to the position of assistant fire chief. Mr. Kelly will replace former assistant chief Scott Ellis, who...
12:32 pm, December 10, 2014
Edgartown Scallopers See Stricter Cold-Weather Rules
Dragging for bay scallops is now prohibited in Edgartown when the air temperature falls below 30 degrees fahrenheit. The change from 28 to 30 degrees...
5:50 am, December 10, 2014
Writing the Book on Protecting Rural Roads
A committee is preparing for a new phase in the mission to protect and in some cases restore the rural character of Island roads. Planners from...
3:42 pm, December 9, 2014
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Squibnocket Committee Settles on a Recommendation
A re-routed roadway running partly across a wetland, a new location for the parking lot and removal of an oceanfront stone revetment are among the...
9:30 am, December 9, 2014
Oak Bluffs Backs Away from Bylaw to Fight Blight
A proposed zoning bylaw that would prohibit dilapidated buildings in downtown Oak Bluffs has earned the disapproval of the town planning board,...
2:37 pm, December 6, 2014
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