Louisa Hufstader

Two Islands, One Story as Dance and History Unite
Tribal descendants from Martha’s Vineyard and Puerto Rico brought their shared history to the stage Saturday afternoon in a powerful and uplifting work-in-progress piece that blended dance, film and spoken word.
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Neighbors Object to Oak Bluffs Inn Proposal

Neighbors took issue with a plan to build a three-story, four-room inn on a vacant lot at 14 Narragansett avenue in Oak Bluffs during a public hearing Thursday.

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MVC Airs Plan For North Bluff Roundabout
A sweeping new design for parking and traffic flow at the North Bluff bulkhead on Oak Bluffs harbor had its first airing Thursday before the full Martha’s Vineyard Commission.
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Tisbury Talks Beach Road Weekend
Beach Road Weekend was a hit for thousands of music lovers and many down-Island businesses, but a mixed bag for some Tisbury neighbors, the town select board heard at its regular meeting Wednesday night.
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SSA Returns Sidelined Vessel to Service

The Steamship Authority pulled the M/V Island Home from service after the vessel’s main engine cooling system developed a problem Thursday evening.

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Power Dynamics Could Delay Tisbury School Construction
Eversource's redeployment of workers to Florida to help in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian could delay getting high-voltage electrical service installed into Tisbury School's modular classrooms.
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SSA Port Council Recommends Rate Hikes
Facing a nearly $8 million revenue shortfall next year, the Steamship Authority is making final adjustments in a set of fare hikes that will go into effect Jan. 1.
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Lagoon Pond Neighbors Oppose Marina Expansion
In a wide-ranging meeting, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission listened to public comment and continued hearings on a slate of proposed projects, including the Safe Harbor Marinas expansion plan.
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Looking Back to Look Forward
Charlayne Hunter-Gault's new book My People: Five Decades of Writing About Black Lives chronicles a life spent transcending traditional barriers.
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A Sense of Light Amid Darkness
Still in pajamas, Paul Doherty didn't stop for slippers as he dashed out, camera in hand, to catch the fleeting, luminous moment between darkness and day.
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