MCAS Scores Reveal A Return to Normalcy
Three years after the pandemic upended established learning curriculums, Martha's Vineyard public school students have turned in a solid performance on statewide testing.
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Chappy Ferry Owners Look to Sell Town-Licensed Franchise
With the owners of the Chappaquiddick Ferry hoping to sell the franchise before their lease expires next year, the future of the tiny barge-like ferry has become a heated subject for discussion and debate in recent weeks.
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MVC Sued in Decision Over Former Lampost Building
The owner of the former Lampost building in Oak Bluffs went to court against the Martha’s Vineyard Commission late last week.
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Nancy Kohlberg, Quiet and Generous Force for Sustainable Living, Dies at 92
Nancy Kohlberg died peacefully on August 25 at her home in Edgartown, surrounded by family. She had been a modest but powerful force in a variety of causes from sustainable agriculture to environmental protection on Martha’s Vineyard.
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Island Elderly Housing Sues MVC Over Plan Approval Conditions
Island Elderly Housing has sued the Martha's Vineyard Commission following the conditional approval early this summer of a small affordable housing development for senior Islanders.
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Small Purchase Completes Cross-Chappy Trail
The Martha's Vineyard Land Bank and Sheriff's Meadow Foundation have teamed up to buy three acres on Sampson's Hill on Chappaquiddick.
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After Outcry, Trustees Revisit Beach Access on Chappy
The Trustees of Reservations, which owns or manages some 12 miles of public beach from Norton Point to the Cape Pogue elbow, is under pressure on all sides this summer over a new draft management plan
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Trustees Pull Beach Plan After Criticism
Facing widespread public backlash, the Trustees of Reservations have rescinded a recently released draft beach management plan for the Chappaquiddick beaches they own and manage.
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Walking in the Door One Last Time
Cleaning out drawers. This is what retirement comes down to in the end.
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MVC Settles Out of Court With Harbor View Over Spa Expansion
Marking a first in its long history, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission has reached an out-of-court settlement with the Harbor View Hotel by significantly revising a written decision in the case involving a spa expansion project at the hotel.
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