With Third Coronavirus Case Confirmed, Vineyarders Brace for More
Noah Asimow
As coronavirus numbers continue to skyrocket statewide, Vineyarders are bracing for the pandemic spread on Island. The Vineyard confirmed a third positive Covid-19 test in Dukes County Saturday.
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Governor Baker Urges Second Home Owners to Stay Away from Islands
Noah Asimow and Jane Seagrave
The Steamship Authority on Sunday released statistics showing a modest increase in out-of-state vehicles coming to the Vineyard in the first half of March, as Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker urged residents with second homes on Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard to stay home.
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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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SSA Budget for Woods Hole Construction Rises to Nearly $93 Million
Louisa Hufstader
The Steamship Authority’s sweeping renovation of its Woods Hole waterfront operations, originally estimated to cost less than $70 million, is now being budgeted at $92,767,283.
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High School Rejected for State Construction Grant Program for a Fifth Time
Will Sennott
The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School learned this week that it was not accepted into the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) grant program.
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Renovation Work Begins on the Yellow House
Noah Asimow

With the crush of a sledgehammer and the grind of heavy machinery, construction has finally begun on the long-awaited Yellow House renovation project in the heart of Edgartown.

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Tribe Agrees to Halt Construction on Bingo Hall Site
Julia Wells

In the latest volley between the town and tribe over the future bingo hall in Aquinnah, tribal leaders agreed this week to halt work on the site until legal issues can be resolved.

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Public, Elected Leaders React as Construction Begins on Bingo Hall
Noah Asimow

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) has officially broken ground on a long-promised gambling facility in the small up-Island town, unleashing a flurry of concern.

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Construction Begins on Wampanoag Bingo Hall in Aquinnah
Julia Wells

Construction has begun on a large bingo hall planned by the tribe in Aquinnah — and tribal leaders have issued a stern warning to the town and the Martha’s Vineyard Commission to not interfere.

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Yellow House Construction Delayed to October
Noah Asimow
The Yellow House will stay gray until the end of next summer, according to a small change in the property’s lease agreement made at the Edgartown selectmen’s meeting last week.
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