Community Services Director Will Retire
Julia Wells

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services executive director Julie Fay will retire next year, the nonprofit announced Tuesday. Ms. Fay has been at the helm of the umbrella social services organization since 2013.

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Carrying a Message of Hope Into the Light
Will Sennott

As the sun rose over State Beach Saturday morning, it illuminated the faces of hundreds gathered to help break the stigma associated with mental health disorders, and to reflect on the lives lost to suicide.

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On the Move With Chicken Alley Art Show
The Chicken Alley Arts and Collectibles Sale is Sunday, August 11.
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Neighbors Helping Neighbors in a Big Way
Holly Pretsky
The Martha’s Vineyard Bank donated $1 million for the Martha’s Vineyard Community Services campus overhaul during the Possible Dreams Auction on Sunday evening.
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Possible Dreams Auction Helps Soften Hard Realities
Holly Pretsky
Martha's Vineyard Community Services touches a wide swath of Islanders. The annual Possible Dreams auction, the principal yearly fundraiser for Community Services, will take place this Sunday at the Tilton Farm in Chilmark.
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Standing Up Against Domestic Violence
Will Sennott

Island men took a stand along the Vineyard Haven seawall Saturday afternoon in the eighth annual demonstration against domestic violence. The event was organized by Connect to End Violence, a program of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services.

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New Medical Director
Martha's Vineyard Community Services has named Dr. Charles Silberstein as the new medical director for the Island Counseling Center.
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Intervention Center Is Early Success Story
Holly Pretsky

The Island Intervention Center that opened less than two years ago has already made inroads into mental health and substance abuse treatment on the Island.

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State Award Aids Substance Abuse Recovery
Landry Harlan

Community Services has been awarded $400,000 from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to open a recovery support center in partnership with the Island hospital.

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MVC Approves Community Services Campus Expansion
Noah Asimow
A three-phase, $17 million campus redevelopment plan for Martha’s Vineyard Community Services is one step closer to launch after the project got a green light from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.
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