Louisa Hufstader

West Tisbury School Wins Grant for Summer Session
The West Tisbury School will open a summer session in July for students who have fallen behind on their learning during the pandemic.
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Housing Bank Clears Final Hurdle in Tisbury Election
Tisbury voters elected a new select board member and gave a final, resounding stamp of approval to the bill to create a Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank in a quiet town election Tuesday that saw low turnout. Just 552 of the town’s 3,710 voters cast ballots.
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Island Artists Raise $17,000 for Ukraine Aid
A weekend art show at the nonprofit Galaxy Gallery in Oak Bluffs has raised more than $17,000 for humanitarian aid in Ukraine.
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Film Festival Welcomes Fans in West Tisbury
West Tisbury’s town center teemed with movie-goers over the weekend, as the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival celebrated both its 22nd year and a return to the Grange Hall.
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School Committee Gives Nod to Smith as Acting Superintendent in Split Vote
The all-Island school committee has voted for assistant superintendent Richie Smith to succeed Matthew D'Andrea as acting superintendent.
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High School Mulls Legal Action Against Planning Board Over Fields
With a $7 million overhaul of the high school athletic fields now stalled, the high school committee meets Monday to decide the next steps.
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Final Vote on Housing Bank Set in Tisbury
Tisbury voters head to the polls Tuesday for the last annual town election of the year and a final vote on the Islandwide housing bank.
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West Tisbury Boards Debate Food Trucks, Retail Sales
Are food trucks restaurants? Do they qualify as fast food? There’s no answer in the West Tisbury zoning bylaws, which led to a joint meeting of three town boards Wednesday night
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In New Book, a Literary Critic Turns Personal
With eight books of literary criticism to his name, retired Swarthmore College professor Philip Weinstein has taken a new direction in his latest work, a collection of personal essays titled Soul-Error.
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Farmers Market Clears Town Hurdles to Make Ag Society Its Home
The West Tisbury Farmers’ Market will continue at the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society on Panhandle Road, following a unanimous vote by the town zoning board of appeals Thursday.
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