Memorial Day 2020
Dawn breaks over the eastern-facing treeline and the Island is wrapped in a blanket of quiet. Spring on Martha’s Vineyard has been a hard sell this year.
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April Arrives
The Island is hunkered down right now, with most people sheltering in place.
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Right to Know
Four years after he was lionized for strengthening the Massachusetts public records law, Gov. Charlie Baker has now quietly put forth a stunning proposal to restrict access to records of births, deaths and marriages.
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The Long Goodbye
For months there has been an air of inevitability in Oak Bluffs about John Rose’s eventual departure as chief of the town fire and ambulance department.
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Saving the Stripers
What a difference thirty-five years makes.
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Why It Matters
The perennial mild griping about the Steamship Authority among seasonal and full-time Islanders has taken on a new, sharper tone in recent months.
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