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Prowling for Snowy Owls Can Be a Chilly Business
It was a hardy and eager bunch who showed up Saturday morning armed with scarves, mittens, boots and binoculars ready to prowl for snowy owls at Norton Point.
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Shellfish Farmers Look to Kelp as Possible New Business
Island-sourced kelp salads could soon join farm-raised meat or Chilmark mussels on Vineyard plates, with the state’s first two commercial seaweed permits issued this winter to Island shellfishermen.
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State Seaport Grant Will Allow Overhaul of Tashmoo Landing

The Seaport Economic Council this week awarded $680,000 to the town of Tisbury for a long-planned overhaul of the Lake Tashmoo landing ramp. It was the second largest grant in a $5 million package.

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Gazette Launches Survey About Mopeds on Martha's Vineyard

The Vineyard Gazette’s Community Surveys project is launching an online survey about public attitudes toward mopeds and moped rentals.

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MVYouth Awards $1.35 Million to Ice Arena, Felix Neck

The Martha’s Vineyard Arena and Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary will complete major capital campaigns this year thanks to $1.35 million in expansion grants announced Tuesday by MVYouth.

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Amended Town Line in Menemsha Becomes Law

Gov. Charlie Baker this month signed off on a rare piece of state legislation that promises to end the confusion over the way the town line between Aquinnah and Chilmark runs along Boathouse Road in Menemsha.

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Tiny Cuttyhunk Looks to Boost Year-Round Population

Some of 20 or so year-round residents are now working to expand Cuttyhunk's population by improving services and offering more housing on the small island.

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Preservation Trust Welcomes New Steward for Island Landmarks

When Funi Burdick arrived earlier this year to take over as director of Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust, she was struck by what she calls an unparalleled sense of community.

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Diving in to Pastel Painting, Where Even Snow Has Color

Anna (Lowely) Finnerty has been a serious pastel artist for nearly four years now. A selection of her off-season, off-Island paintings is on display at the West Tisbury library until the end of the month.

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Winter Birdsong Carries Promise of Spring

Birdsong is on the increase, and more species will start singing in the coming weeks — a sure sign of the coming spring.

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