Island Roots All Part of This Film's Story
Home is never far from Miriam Louise Arens’s mind.
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Back to School Beckons With a Bit of Normalcy
When Vineyard students go back to school Wednesday amid the continuing pandemic, administrators say the school day will look more like it did prior to March 2020.
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Island Businesses Report Strong Summer, Admit Total Exhaustion
The 2021 season was supposed to be the summer of recovery. And it mostly was. But business owners said it came at its own cost.
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An Island Legacy, One Story at a Time
When my dad and I take our daily walk on the Tiasquam Valley trail in Chilmark, he complains about his ankle.
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Methodist Camp Ground Confronts Its Past to Grow Into Its Future
In the aftermath of George Floyd’s murder last summer, the Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association decided to look into its history, forming a social justice, diversity and inclusion task force.
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A Community of Poets Finds the Right Rhythm
The Cleaveland House poetry group was founded in 1963 by Dionis Coffin Riggs in the parlor of her West Tisbury home. The group just published an anthology, its first since 2013.
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State Cements Requirement for Masks in Public Schools
Martha’s Vineyard public school students, faculty and staff will be required to wear masks when schools open in two weeks, following a state mandate issued Wednesday.
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Chilmark Stays the Course on Covid Restrictions
Outdoor mask mandates, reduced parking at Menemsha and eliminating the VTA sunset bus run were all on the table for discussion Tuesday at a joint meeting of the Chilmark selectmen and board of health — but no action was taken on any front.
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Three Days Instead of Four, Fair Still Delivers
Tropical storm Henri may have cut the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair short by a day, but it did little to dampen the enthusiasm and dedication of the Island community.
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All Roads Lead to the Fair, With Covid Precautions in Place
After an unprecedented year and a half, the opening of the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair on Thursday morning was in many ways a return to precedent.
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