Forgivable Loans Offered to Smallest Island Businesses
Louisa Hufstader
Small business owners on Martha’s Vineyard can now apply for forgivable federal loans covering up to $10,000 of losses caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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After Uneven Pandemic Summer, Businesses Eye Winter Ahead
Maia Coleman
Forced to delay opening this spring, many Island businesses are using an unusually busy fall as a springboard into the darker months.
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For Main Street Businesses it Was the Summer of Survival
Noah Asimow, Maia Coleman and Aaron Wilson
Despite a lost spring and an unprecedented shutdown that forced closures long into the summer, most main street businesses said July and August allowed them to catch up.
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At 93, Oak Bluffs Stalwart Bob Falkenburg Is Finally Footloose
Aaron Wilson
For the past 20-plus years Bob Falkenburg has been a smiling face at the busy downtown Oak Bluffs information booth, greeting visitors from places both far flung and close to home. But at 93, he decided this year to retire from his town duties.
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Busy Weekend Swamps Restaurants, Alarms Health Officials
Noah Asimow
An unexpected surge in visitors this weekend caught many Vineyard business owners and public health officials by surprise.
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