Louisa Hufstader

Tisbury School Overhaul Heads Back to Voters for a Second Time
Louisa Hufstader
A nearly 10-year effort to significantly overhaul the Island’s oldest town school is headed back to voters in Tisbury, where in June they will be asked to approve a $55 million bond measure.
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Right Whale Mother and Calf Spotted South of the Vineyard
Louisa Hufstader
A small group of North Atlantic right whales, including a mother and calf, were photographed on Sunday swimming about 20 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard.
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On the Ground and in the Air, Neal Rantoul Chronicles the Vineyard
Neal Rantoul’s first Island photography exhibition since 1995 is actually a pair of shows in one, each taking the viewer on a different Vineyard journey.
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Black Church Documentary Has Deep Vineyard Roots
Louisa Hufstader
The new PBS documentary series by Henry Louis Gates Jr. includes scenes from the Union Chapel in Oak Bluffs.
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West Tisbury Cannabis Company Is Sold
Louisa Hufstader
West Tisbury’s first marijuana business is changing hands, under an agreement between Patient Centric owner Geoff Rose and FFD Enterprises.
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Her Own History in the Spotlight, Charlayne Hunter-Gault Reflects
Louisa Hufstader
This year marks the 60th anniversary of Charlayne Hunter Gault’s arrival at the historically segregated University of Georgia in Athens.
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Snow Removal Scofflaws Face Fines in Tisbury
After a recent complaint from a resident, the town of Tisbury is preparing to resume enforcement of its snow removal bylaw, which imposes fines on landowners who do not clear sidewalks.
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The Yard Heats Up Winter with Dance, Music, Theatre
Louisa Hufstader
After canceling its 2020 summer season due to the pandemic, the Yard is back with a virtual series of winter and spring performances.
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With Budget Pressures on the Rise, West Tisbury Faces Large Override
Louisa Hufstader
Facing a growing demand for services and nearly $500,000 in school spending requests, West Tisbury selectmen will ask voters for a Proposition 2 1/2 general override to ease pressure on the town budget this year.
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African American Film Festival Keeps the Conversation Going
Louisa Hufstader
After pivoting online last summer, the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival is scheduled to return to the Island August 6 through August 14, along with online events in February and March.
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