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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Chilmark Moves Annual Town Meeting to Late May
The new date for town meeting will be May 24, while the annual town election — which will include override votes and a race for the recently vacated role of town moderator — will be held on May 26.
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Advice from Arthur the Aardvark: Never Stop Daydreaming
In a playful presentation with elementary school students at the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School, Marc Brown, the creator of Arthur, looked back at his career.
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Airport Commission Settles on a Policy for Business Park Leases
The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission approved a policy for pricing leases at the airport business park at a financially-focused meeting last week, capping a nine-month review process with the FAA.
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Renovated Up-Island Cronig’s Prepares to Reopen
One year after Cronig’s Market closed the doors of its up-Island store, the renovated West Tisbury grocery is getting ready to reopen this spring.
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High School Launches Program to Help Struggling Students
The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School has launched a program to support at-risk students and those struggling academically.
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Engineering Snags, Mounting Costs Plague Beach Road Project
As new design and engineering plans take shape for the state-funded reconstruction project on Beach Road, town officials bristled this week at the prospect of added costs.
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Chilmark Fishing Benefactor Is High Bidder for Town-Owned Lot
Frederick Khedouri, a benefactor for the Menemsha fishing community, was the high bidder on a four-acre parcel of town-owned land off Meeting House Road.
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Vaccine Clinic for Teachers Fills Up Quickly
A clinic to vaccinate Martha’s Vineyard public school teachers will begin Thursday, hospital and high school leaders announced this week. The clinic has already filled 250 vaccination slots.
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Toxicology Experts Square Off on Turf Project
A long-awaited toxicology report became a new point of tension at a Martha’s Vineyard Commission hearing Thursday on the long-debated $7 million athletic field renovation at the regional high school.
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