Gazette Survey Gauges Outlook for Summer
The Vineyard Gazette has launched an online survey to gain insight about how full-time and seasonal residents and visitors are thinking about their summer plans for 2021, in light of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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No Leads in Well Contamination Incident
A state and local police investigation remains ongoing after two wells at the site of a planned 20-unit rental development in Tisbury were found contaminated with motor oil last week.
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Governor Airs Vaccination Schedule for All
All Massachusetts residents aged 16 and older will be eligible to receive Covid-19 vaccinations starting April 19, according to a new state timeline released Wednesday morning.
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As Finances Improve, SSA Eyes Pandemic Crisis in Rear View Mirror
After enduring its first budget deficit in 58 years, the financial news was mostly good at the monthly meeting of the Steamship Authority governors held Tuesday over Zoom. Traffic and revenues are inching up.
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State Police Bomb Squad Called to Chappy Saturday for Unexploded Ordnance
The discovery of unexploded ordnance at East Beach on Chappaquiddick prompted the temporary closure of beach access at the Dike Bridge.
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Tribe Petitions Federal Court to Re-Hear Appeal
Attorneys for the Wampanoag tribe have asked U.S. Court of Appeals to re-hear their appeal in the legal dispute with the town of Aquinnah over building permits for the planned bingo hall.
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U.S. Department of Interior Jump Starts Vineyard Wind, Approving Final EIS
The department announced that a long-awaited environmental analysis of the plan to build the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm 12 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard is complete.
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Vernon Jordan Was Longtime Vineyard Visitor, Friend of the Island
The civil rights activist and Washington power broker who died Monday had been a longtime summer visitor to the Vineyard.
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Herb Foster, Outgoing Islander Who Championed Veteran Causes, Dies at 93
The perpetually vibrant linguist, library trustee and World War II veteran who trained his beaming smile on everyone he knew and met, died Friday night at his home in Edgartown.
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Northeast Winter Storm Lashes Island With High Winds, Sleet, Snow
Julia Wells
The fierce northeast winter storm bearing down on New England Monday lashed the Vineyard with high winds, sleet and moderate snowfall throughout the day. The storm, which brought blizzard conditions on the mainland, saw increasing intensity by nightfall.,
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