Jane Seagrave

Gazette Traffic Survey Gauges Impact on Quality of Life
Jane Seagrave

Summer traffic on Martha’s Vineyard is causing significant headaches for people who visit and live here, according to the results of a Vineyard Gazette survey, with seven out of 10 respondents saying they avoid shopping in towns in July and August because of congestion.

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Graham Estate Sells for Record $32.5 Million
Jane Seagrave

A rare 186-acre West Tisbury property owned by the son of former Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham was sold Friday for $32.5 million.

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Legal Dispute Lingers Between Airport, Gas Station Owner
Jane Seagrave
After more than a year without a commercial car wash, Islanders can look forward to the reopening of the airport service station under new ownership. But a convoluted legal dispute is still mired in court.
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Islanders Favor Independent Audit of SSA
Jane Seagrave

Reliable ferries. Better communication. An independent audit. These are the items the Steamship Authority needs to address urgently, according to a survey taken over the last week by people who use the boat line to travel to and from Martha’s Vineyard.

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In Year of Rare Override, West Tisbury Debates Night Away
Jane Seagrave

West Tisbury voters spent the four-plus hours at their annual meeting carefully weighing articles, from funding for the town picnic to potential sites for affordable housing.

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Immigration Case Has Vineyard Ties
Jane Seagrave
A Brazilian native who arrived on Martha’s Vineyard in 2000 on a tourist visa but never left is at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case that will clarify a clause in the federal immigration law concerning deportation.
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Top Stories of 2017: Hospital Controversy, Right Whales
Jane Seagrave

The ouster of Martha’s Vineyard Hospital CEO Joe Woodin and the reaction that followed was one of several Island controversies that occupied the attention of readers over the past year.

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Right Whale Found Off Nashawena Adds to Death Toll
Jane Seagrave

A decomposing North Atlantic right whale was found this week on Nashawena island northwest of Martha’s Vineyard, fisheries experts confirmed.

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Barbara Dacey, Voice of WMVY, Will Leave Station
Jane Seagrave

Ms. Dacey, director of worldwide programming at WMVY, will leave the station where she has worked since 1985 at the end of the year.

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Affordable Housing Stirs Debate At West Tisbury Town Meeting
Jane Seagrave
After giving speedy and unanimous approval to an $18.2 million budget, West Tisbury town meeting voters picked at the remaining warrant articles Tuesday in a four-hour marathon.
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