Town Presses Tribe to Air Details on Bingo Hall
Noah Asimow

Aquinnah selectmen are asking the Wampanoag tribe to confirm a list of details about a planned bingo hall. And the selectmen want a response by Tuesday.

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Island Agencies Brace for Government Shutdown
Holly Pretsky

Coast Guard officers, workers at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport and members of the Wampanoag tribe are all facing uncertainty over paychecks and funding.

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Tribe Responds to Town Letter Over Planned Bingo Hall
Noah Asimow

An exchange of correspondence has begun between Aquinnah selectmen and the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) over the tribe’s planned class II gambling facility in the town.

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Wampanoag Tribe Announces Partner in Bingo Hall Venture
Julia Wells

The gaming arm of the Wampanoag Tribe announced Wednesday that it will partner with an Oklahoma tribe to open a bingo hall in Aquinnah.

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Casino Gambling Allowed, But All Quiet on Western Front
Steve Myrick
The Wampanoag Tribe announced in January that an electronic bingo hall would be up and running this summer, but there has been no evidence of construction.
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Wampanoag Tribe Showcases History, Culture at Annual Potluck
Landry Harlan
The sound of drums and smell of venison stew greeted visitors to the old Aquinnah town hall Sunday evening for the third annual Wampanoag New Year celebration.
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Supreme Court Clears Way for Tribe to Build Bingo Hall
John H. Kennedy
On the heels of the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to wade into the Wampanoag casino case, tribal leaders said this week they are ready to move ahead with plans to build a bingo hall on the Island.
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Tribe Confirms Plans to Build Bingo Hall on Martha's Vineyard
John H. Kennedy and Steve Myrick

In the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court decision to not review the Wampanoag casino case, tribal leaders in Aquinnah said they are ready to move ahead on plans to build a bingo hall on the Island.

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U.S. Supreme Court Will Not Hear Casino Case
John H. Kennedy

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to wade into the legal fight over the Aquinnah tribe’s gaming aspirations, clearing the way for an electronic bingo facility on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Wampanoag Tribe Takes Land Into Federal Trust
John H. Kennedy

The federal Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs this week announced plans to accept into trust about 15 acres of land for the tribe.

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