Aidan Pollard

Island Running Club Offers Friendship — and Beer and Pizza —for Motivation
The group’s annual Amity Island 5k and fun run is slated for this Sunday, August 7.
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AG: Oak Bluffs Board Violated Open Meeting Requirements
The Oak Bluffs select board was found to be in violation of open meeting laws on five occasions from November 2021 to January 2022, a decision from the state attorney general's office shows.
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Endangered Tiger Beetles Bouncing Back on Vineyard Beaches
With people and vehicles digging into the sand all along the east coast, wild beaches are few and far between. But on the Vineyard, the rare and endangered northeastern beach tiger beetle, a key signifier of uncorrupted beaches, has regained its footing.
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Community Turns Out to Honor Legacy of Della Hardman
Poets, writers, community leaders and family members honored the life and legacy of Della Hardman on Saturday, with the 18th annual Della Hardman Day held in Ocean Park.
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Third Attempt at Nantucket to Vineyard Swim Ends Early
Doug McConnell entered the water off Nantucket at 8:45 a.m. attempting to swim to the Vineyard to raise money for ALS. But the currents defeated him again and at 1:50 p.m. he was pulled up onto a boat by his guides.
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No Recommendation from Oak Bluffs on Festival Ferry Diversion
The Oak Bluffs select board discussed diverting ferries in late August to accommodate Beach Road Weekend, but stopped short of endorsing or condemning the idea.
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McLean Tapped as Dukes County Treasurer
Longtime former Tisbury town treasurer Tim McLean was appointed county treasurer, taking on some of the duties of retiring elected treasurer Ann Metcalf.
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No Credible Threat Found in Incident Leading to Hospital Lockdown
The lockdown, put in place in response to a shooting threat, lasted about an hour.
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On the Water and in the Air, Summer Visitor Numbers are Up
Transportation officials across the Island have reported strong year-on-year traffic increases from 2021 to 2022.
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County Aims ARPA Funds at Wastewater Initiatives
With significant American Rescue Plan Act funding earmarked for wastewater projects at the Martha's Vineyard Airport and Martha's Vineyard commission, the Dukes County commission has begun to eye a new, broad wastewater initiative for the remainder of its ARPA funding.
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