Louisa Hufstader

Tisbury Pushes Back on New Bedford Freight Proposal

Tisbury’s select board voted Wednesday to oppose a barging company’s proposal to ship large freight between New Bedford and the Steamship Authority terminal in Vineyard Haven.

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ACE-ing Adulthood

Finding a career on the Vineyard without pursuing an off-Island college degree can be difficult. ACE MV strives to open the door to greater opportunity.

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School Committee Scraps Turf Field Plan as MSBA Project Looms

The regional high school committee Monday voted to withdraw its applications for the project with the Martha's Vineyard Commission and give its building committee a blank slate as officials consider a overhaul for the entire campus.

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Montessori School Neighbors Decry Proposed Expansion

Neighbors of the school spoke at length during Thursday’s Martha's Vineyard Commission meeting, saying the proposed building is too large and would add to already-vexing noise and traffic from the school.

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Vineyard Artist's Work Chosen for Black History Month Stamp

This year’s Black History Month stamp, honoring judge Constance Baker Motley, is the work of an acclaimed Vineyard artist who divides his time between the Island and Atlanta.

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For Oak Bluffs Pastor, God’s Call Came as a Surprise

Nearly two years after receiving her master’s degree in divinity from the Boston University School of Theology, Rev. Joanne Hus still marvels at the fact she’s wearing a clerical collar.

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Tisbury Probes Taxi License Dispute

Two experienced Island bus and van drivers seeking to form their own taxi business in Tisbury ran into an unexpected obstacle at their license hearing this week.

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Island Schools See Budget Hikes in Coming Fiscal Year

This spring, town meeting voters across the Island will see significantly higher proposed school budgets for the next fiscal year, with percentage increases ranging from more than 7 per cent to nearly 12 per cent.

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MVC Approves Balanced Budget

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission this week approved a $2.6 million budget for fiscal year 2025.

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Stone Bank Developer Plans New Main Street Restaurant; Taqueria to Open This Spring

As restaurateur Patrick Lyons prepares to open his new taqueria at the Stone Bank complex this spring, developer Sam Dunn is planning another eatery in the former bank's historic lobby.

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