Louisa Hufstader

Tisbury Continues Contract Negotiations With Police Chief
At a brief meeting Friday night, the Tisbury select board voted to begin negotiating with police chief Mark Saloio on the renewal of his contract.
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Island Groups Work to Make All Welcome
Eight Martha’s Vineyard nonprofits, including libraries, the Boys & Girls Club, the YMCA and Island Grown Initiative, are getting ready for a season of unprecedented challenges as the Island reopens and children return to camp and other summer activities.
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Vaccine Supply Rushes In, Easing Island Worries
Covid-19 vaccine doses are in good supply on the Vineyard right now, after a dip in availability that sent many Islanders to the mainland for their first jabs earlier this month.
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Spectrum Film Festival Perseveres
This year’s Spectrum (LGBTQ+) Film Festival produced by the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center will feature six films, a smaller selection than in previous years due to the pandemic.
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Studio North Summer Workshop Provides Hands-On Experience
Chilmark seasonal resident Keith Moskow and his business partner Robert Linn are hosting a summer workshop to give real-world experience to 10 architecture students.
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Tisbury Signs Agreement With Museum Spelling Out Rules for Events
The Tisbury select board adopted a formal agreement with the Martha’s Vineyard Museum this week to allow for fundraising and other events on the property.
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Former Racquet Club to House Women at Risk of Homelessness
After establishing a group home in Vineyard Haven for formerly homeless men, Harbor Homes of Martha’s Vineyard is preparing to launch a similar property for women.
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Jabberwocky-Linked Musical Released for Streaming
A feature film with deep Martha’s Vineyard roots is about to get its long-awaited streaming release, more than a year after the pandemic derailed a live-audience world premiere in Texas.
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State Scraps Shared Use Path in Problem-Plagued Beach Road Project
The reconstruction project was thrown into further turmoil this week after the state declined to pay for relocating town water and sewer lines.
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West Tisbury Board Grills Eversource on Manhole Project
If Eversource wants to add manholes in West Tisbury, it will have to resurface the entire roadway afterward, the town selectmen said at a public hearing Wednesday.
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