Aidan Pollard

Hunting Season Begins With Burgeoning Deer Population
As bow hunting season is set to begin on Monday, Oct. 3 the question of what to do about the increasing deer numbers is much on people's minds.
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Oak Bluffs Approves Bombay Indian Restaurant
A new business, re-imagined festival and a proposal for outdoor seating were all weighed by the Oak Bluffs select board Tuesday as businesses begin to shuffle their strategies, adapting to the fall season.
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Oak Bluffs Names New Shellfish Constable

The Oak Bluffs select board Tuesday voted to appoint Donovan McElligatt, former Mashpee shellfish warden, to the position of Oak Bluffs shellfish constable.
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Migrant Relief Action Was Islandwide Effort
The Island’s emergency infrastructure, established to deal with natural disasters and critical housing needs, was put to a different test last week when nearly 50 Venezuelan migrants arrived unexpectedly at Martha’s Vineyard Airport.
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Under the Radar at Katama Airfield
Katama Airport general manager Alyssa Fitzpatrick didn't anticipate learning to fly when she started working for Mike Creato, the Island's biplane specialist, 20 years ago.
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New Head Football Coach Looks to Build on Relationships
Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School new football coach Tony Mottola doesn’t bark at his players during practice.
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Young Anglers Have Their Time in the Limelight
For two hours starting at 6 a.m. on Sunday, kids fished from the Oak Bluffs Steamship Authority pier before the first ferry of the day arrived, thanks to the annual Kids Derby event.
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Lyme Vaccine Trial Progresses; So Do Lone Star Tick Issues
Just as medical professionals on the Vineyard are feeling encouraged by the start of a Lyme vaccine trial, Island doctors are reporting numerous instances of itchy, painful rashes caused by lone star tick larvae in so-called “tick bombs.”
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Oak Bluffs to Move Ahead on Phase Two of Streetscape Project
Plans for phase two of streetscape, the wide-ranging Oak Bluffs downtown revitalization project, are underway with an expected completion date of May 2023.
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Island SSA Rep Updates County Commission
As public pressure grows in the wake of Steamship Authority cancellations, breakdowns and reservation woes, the Dukes County commission invited Jim Malkin, Vineyard representative to the SSA, to give an update on operations at the ferry line on Sept. 7.
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