With Worker Shortage Acute, Island Businesses Scramble
Although an annual rite of passage, the quest for summer employees has grown more extreme and spread wider this year, driven by a perfect storm of factors including and a housing crisis at its peak.
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Chilmark Selectmen Delay Decision on Book Festival
Plans for the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival were put on temporary hold Tuesday, after Chilmark selectmen delayed approval of the biannual summer event until later this spring.
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MVC Closes Marathon Hearing on High School Fields Project
After months of testimony, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission closed its marathon public hearing Thursday on the regional high school’s proposed athletic field renovation.
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Summer Shuffle Is Summer Catastrophe This Year
Stories of fruitless housing searches and expiring leases are not new on the Island. But this year, the perennial challenge of finding season-long summer housing has reached new heights
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High School Graduation Will be Held on Campus Outdoors This Year
Graduation ceremonies for the class of 2021 will be held outdoors on the varsity baseball field in June, school officials confirmed this week.
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Covid Community Forum Stresses Vigilance
At Monday's Covid forum over 15 community leaders gave presentations about the spread of the virus on the Island this spring.
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Spring Food Drive Fills Ag Society Hay Wagon With Donated Goods
A community food drive hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Saturday collected over 1,00 pounds of food and household items.
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New Firehouse Tops Chilmark Warrant
After making several last-minute additions, the Chilmark select board approved a hefty 37-article town meeting warrant this week. Town meeting is scheduled for May 24.
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Passion for Helping Kids Fuels Full-Circle Journey
Dhakir Warren, high school director of student affairs, steps into a new role this summer as executive director of the Boys and Girls Club of Martha’s Vineyard.
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High School Helps Students Prep for MCAS
The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School committee heard an extensive progress report Monday on an ongoing MCAS test preparation program at the high school, as the state-sanctioned standardized test nears.
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