Hospital Seeks to Shore Up Job Vacancies

The hospital and its nursing home had 219 job openings unfilled in February, an issue hospital staff say is part of a nationwide trend that has been exacerbated by the Island’s isolation and lack of affordable housing.

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Island Traffic Peaks Near Airport, Data Says

According to the data from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, Edgartown-West Tisbury Road near the Martha’s Vineyard Airport saw the most cars in any single hour last year.

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Oak Bluffs ZBA Reviews Southern Tier Development

Southern Tier, a 60-unit housing development proposed to be built next to the Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena, went before the town’s zoning board of appeals this week, one of the only remaining regulatory hurdles left for the project.

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Bank Robbery Suspects Indicted

Three men who had been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of the Rockland Trust in November were indicted by a federal grand jury this week.

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Conservative Group Seeks Island Town Records on Migrant Flights

America First Legal Foundation, a nonprofit launched by Donald Trump’s senior policy advisor Stephen Miller, sent records requests to Chilmark, Edgartown, West Tisbury and Dukes County over the past several months.

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Alley's Work Prompts Potential New Historic District Guidelines

The addition of plastic trim at the oldest retail store on Martha’s Vineyard has officials in West Tisbury questioning whether they should allow new modern construction materials on historic buildings.

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High Winds Expected as Coastal Storm Heads to the Vineyard

A major coastal storm headed towards southern New England is expected to hit the Vineyard with strong winds Tuesday and Wednesday, raising the risk of power outages.

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Sprinkler Holds Circuit Avenue Fire at Bay

A fire that started early Sunday morning has damaged Mikado, a restaurant that was planning to open this spring in the former space occupied by The Cardboard Box.

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Discarded Cigar Believed to Have Started Airport Fire

It’s not clear how much repairs will cost, but the fire burned through some shingles and into the building.

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Commission Approves Outermost Inn Canopy

The Outermost Inn in Aquinnah received approval from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday to erect a large metal canopy for an expanded patio.

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