Summer Rental Market Is Hot, Hot, Hot, as Pent-up Demand Surges
After a year-long pandemic and tightened by a sizzling real estate market, the Vineyard summer rental market is experiencing an unprecedented boom this year.
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Joint Project Looks to Track Herring Population in Lagoon Pond
On Tuesday, a group of town officials and biologists gathered at Lagoon Pond to install an underwater camera to monitor the pond’s herring population, which for many years has seen a long decline.
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Island Schools Prepare for Five Days a Week Schedule
The Island public schools are on track to begin full time in-person learning for students of all ages at the end of April, including high school students.
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SSA Board Bristles at Mounting Woods Hole Change Orders
Steamship Authority governors voted Wednesday to approve a change order for the multi-million dollar marine side Woods Hole Terminal renovation project, but not before delivering sharp criticisms about the project’s mounting costs.
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Boys and Girls Club Names New Executive Director
The Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club has named Dhakir Warren as its new executive director beginning in June, the club’s board announced in a press release Wednesday.
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Chilmark Inks Town Meeting Warrant, Ballot
Chilmark selectmen convened briefly Monday to finalize the dates of the annual town meeting and annual town election, as well as to review ballot questions for upcoming election as voting season nears.
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Large-Scale Seafood Distribution Begins on Island
The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust will begin distributing fish stew and chowder through its community seafood program this week.
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Testimony, Debate Continue on High School Turf Project
Recycling plans, injury rates and manufacturing plans were among the details parsed at a hearing of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday, as testimony began to wind down on a long-running review of the regional high school’s proposed athletic field renovation.
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Gannon and Benjamin Buys Historic Waterfront Boatyard
The Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway has closed a deal to buy the Vineyard Haven waterfront property it rents, owners confirmed Thursday.
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Island Businesses Hoping for a Strong Summer
Shuttered for months — and in some cases a year — Vineyard restaurants, retailers and grocery stores are opening their doors for the season again with hope for a more normal spring and summer.
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