Island Poet Reads Online
The West Tisbury Library presents an online poetry reading with local poet Amarylis Douglas, Wednesday at 5 p.m.
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Housing Assistance Application Posted
A single application allows year-round Island and Cape Cod residents to seek rental and mortgage assistance from multiple funding programs.
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Island Homeless Face Prospect of No Shelters This Winter
Noah Asimow
Martha’s Vineyard’s homeless shelter program is at risk for staying shuttered this winter due to the complications of the pandemic, posing new dangers for the most vulnerable residents.
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Harbor Homes Celebrates House Opening
Aaron Wilson
On Monday, Harbor Homes of Martha’s Vineyard dedicated their newly opened, six-bedroom home for low income residents.
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Extra Funding Helps Shelter Island Homeless
Louisa Hufstader

The problem of homelessness on Martha’s Vineyard is getting extra attention, and resources, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Homeless Advocacy Group Buys Property
Aaron Wilson

An innovative approach to the problem of homelessness on Martha’s Vineyard moved a step closer to reality Wednesday with the purchase of a six-bedroom home.

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Funding Aids Homelessness Problem on Martha's Vineyard
Noah Asimow

The Vineyard’s once informal homelessness advocacy network made strides this week to establish greater permanence.

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State Announces Funding to Study Homelessness on Martha's Vineyard
Noah Asimow
With a rare budget surplus, the state has secured $200,000 for the Martha’s Vineyard Commission to conduct a comprehensive housing and homeless prevention plan, Sen. Julian Cyr announced on a trip to the Vineyard Saturday.
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Advocates Seek Funding for Permanent Shelter for Neediest Islanders
Landry Harlan

A new initiative to establish group housing for homeless Islanders aims to get off the ground by next spring if funding can be secured.

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Volunteer Homeless Advocates Are Winter's First Responders
Louisa Hufstader
The volunteer-powered Houses of Grace winter shelter system has opened for its third season. “If I didn’t have this, I’d be sleeping around a fire, bundled up,” said Derek MacLeod.
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