Louisa Hufstader

Tisbury Eyes Modular Offices to Relieve Town Hall Space Crunch
With the $81 million Tisbury School project well under way, town leaders now are looking at their next building challenge: an up-to-date, consolidated location for municipal offices.
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SSA Website Slows on Opening Day for Vineyard Route
After vowing that Tuesday’s online opening for auto reservations for the Martha’s Vineyard route would run more smoothly than the chaotic Nantucket opening day, the results did not bear out the promise.
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Steamship Authority's Woods Hole Terminal Construction Comes Ashore
The Steamship Authority’s multi-year reconstruction of its Woods Hole terminal is now fully focused on the land side of the property, where the longtime staging area for Vineyard-bound vehicles was recently demolished.
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Abbe Burt Wins Tisbury Select Board Race
Abbe Burt is Tisbury’s newest select board member, elected by a narrow margin over her closest competitor in Tuesday’s four-way race to fill the vacancy left when Larry Gomez stepped down.
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Tisbury Holds Special Election for Select Board Tuesday
Voting for the Tisbury Select Board’s interim third member takes place Tuesday from noon to 8 p.m. in the town’s Emergency Services Facility on Spring street.
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Southern Tier Housing Plan Faces Scrutiny by MVC
A proposed affordable housing complex in Oak Bluffs has drawn strong opposition from nearby residents and a number of objections from members of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.
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MVC Approves New Inn Structure in Oak Bluffs
Owners of the proposed Four Sisters Inn on Narragansett avenue in Oak Bluffs have received unanimous approval from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission as a development of regional impact (DRI).
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Tisbury School Demolition Is an Education from an Earlier Era
Demolition inside the Tisbury School has cleared away nearly a century’s worth of accumulated renovations, revealing the original interior of a town landmark built during the depths of the Great Depression.
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Navigator Homes Benefit Concert Brings Baroque Music to Life
On Sunday afternoon at the Federated Church in Edgartown, an entranced audience of nearly 100 Islanders heard what Bach’s music may well have sounded like when it was new, 300 years ago.
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Tisbury School Insurance Costs Soar
The Tisbury select board welcomed a new police officer, hired its former building commissioner as a part-time zoning inspector and approved a nearly $900,000 insurance bill for the town school last week.
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