Louisa Hufstader

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Hanging art is easier than you think. Just ask some of the Island’s experts.

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Budgeting Mishap Could Lead to Tisbury Override

A pair of newly-discovered bookkeeping snafus have sent Tisbury officials scrambling to reduce a $1.5 million Proposition 2 1/2 override vote at the annual town meeting May 28.

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High School Shifts Policy on Student Computers

Starting in September, students at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School will no longer be permitted to use their personal laptops and tablets, which school officials say are too easily misused for cheating, virtual truancy and evading the district’s internet controls.

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Tisbury Sets New Taxi Limits, Approves Netflix Filming

The Tisbury select board voted unanimously this week to limit the number of taxi companies licensed in the town to seven, each with up to eight cabs on the road.

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Walking on the Dark Side of Cinema

The Martha’s Vineyard Film Center’s film noir series is back this month with three movies from the late 1940s that more than live up to their tough-sounding titles: T-Men, Raw Deal and He Walked By Night.

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Community Chorus to Lift Up Vivaldi's Gloria

The 70-voice chorus takes the stage at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown Friday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 6 at 3 p.m.

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Slough Farm Foundation Launches Child Care Subsidy Program

The Slough Farm Foundation is sponsoring a new child care subsidy for middle-income families on Martha’s Vineyard. The new program is working in conjunction with Martha’s Vineyard Community Services.

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Edgartown Teacher Takes Finland Sabbatical

Alicia Knight will head to Finland this fall to study inquiry-based learning, an educational method that encourages students' curiosity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

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Tired of Waiting for DOT, Tisbury Moves Ahead on Five Corners Flooding Fix

The town, in partnership with the University of New Hampshire Stormwater Center, will create a larger underground basin to allow better water flow out to the sea. Work could start later this year. 

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Developer Adds Income-Restricted Rentals to Educomp Proposal

Xerxes Agassi returned to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission with a new mixed-use development proposal for the former Educomp building at 4 State Road in Vineyard Haven.

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