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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Chilmark Bumps Up Beach Sticker Prices
Beach sticker prices in Chilmark are going up this summer, after selectmen voted Tuesday to raise walk-on and parking pass prices across the board.
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Longtime Chilmark Moderator Everett Poole Will Step Down
Mr. Poole, who is 90 and has held the elected post for more than 40 years, announced his decision in an email to the selectmen Monday, town administrator Tim Carroll said.
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Changing Immigration Policies Could Reopen Summer Workforce Visas
A changing climate around immigration policy under the Biden administration is reopening opportunities for the Island’s vital summer workforce.
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Michael J. Fox Expounds on His Journey, to the Delight of Fans
The renowned actor and longtime Vineyard seasonal resident, who has been living with Parkinson’s disease for nearly half his life, spoke about his new book before overflow crowd at an online winter event hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival Thursday night.
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School Leaders Hail State Plan to Put Kids Back in Classrooms
Gov. Charlie Baker announced a plan this week to bring elementary and middle school students across the commonwealth back to the classroom full time this spring.
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VTA Faces Declining Ridership, Revenues
Ridership has declined sharply on Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) buses this year, as the pandemic’s impact on public transit authorities nationwide trickles down to the Island.
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Turf Opponents Have Their Turn at MVC Hearing
Maia Coleman
Environmental damage, plastic waste and personal safety hazards — those were among the complaints that bubbled up at a hearing at the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday.
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Airport Commission Chairman Is Reappointed, With Rebuke
Maia Coleman
A divided Dukes County commission reappointed airport commission chairman Robert Rosenbaum to another three-year term Wednesday, first issuing him a stinging rebuke.
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