Tisbury Allows More Aquaculture
Louisa Hufstader
Tisbury selectmen granted a second aquaculture license for town waters Tuesday, conditionally approving a license for Jeffrey Canha to raise oysters in Lagoon Pond.
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Little House Café Is Changing Hands
Louisa Hufstader
The popular Vineyard Haven restaurant Little House Cafe will come under new ownership in July. The buyer is Chilmark resident Brook Katzen.
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Gift Certificates Boost Businesses
Discounted gift certificates are now available to help Island businesses get through the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Easter Dining Specials
Around the Island, restaurants are offering pick-up Easter dinners and treats.
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Utilities, Banks Offer Hardship Relief
Louisa Hufstader
Islanders out of work due to the coronavirus pandemic are facing tough choices as the monthly bills come in. Local banks and utilities are responding.
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Island Seamstresses Put Skills to Work Making Face Masks
Louisa Hufstader
With protective masks in short supply on Martha’s Vineyard, a new Island network has formed with the mission of providing masks for everyone who needs them.
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Yellow House Construction Stretches to the Finish Line
Noah Asimow
The historic Yellow House in downtown Edgartown is set to have a dash of red on its awning this summer, with the athleisure company Lululemon signing a multi-year rental deal.
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Vineyard Grocer Expands Food Reach
Noah Asimow
Island grocer and entrepreneur Elio Silva has purchased Bobby B’s Seafood & Pizza and Bernie’s Ice Cream, adding the two Main street Vineyard Haven storefronts to his growing family of business enterprises.
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Oak Bluffs Leads the Way on Eliminating Library Fines
Will Sennott

Starting in January, library fines are expected to be a thing of the past in Oak Bluffs after the town selectmen agreed to eliminate fines for overdue books.

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Future of Vineyard Haven Harbor Inspires Public Debate
Peter Savodnik

Carmel Gamble glared at the chain-link fence surrounding the beachfront lot next door to her Vineyard Haven cottage. “This is not the Vineyard Haven I knew,” said Miss Gamble, a veterinary technician and self-described “clown on sabbatical” who returned to Martha’s Vineyard two years ago after five years in Hawaii. “But this ugly steel chain-link fence, I mean, what we love about the Vineyard is that it’s beautiful. That’s why people come here,” she said.

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