Generator Mishap Shuts Down Edgartown Stop & Shop
Checkout systems and registers at the Edgartown Stop & Shop went down Tuesday afternoon after issues with a store generator.
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Neighbor Dispute With Harbor View Hotel Escalates
Heightened tensions between the Harbor View Hotel and its North Water street neighbors around use of a private dock boiled over into the Edgartown selectmen’s meeting Monday.
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Cases Stay High; More Vaccine Appointments Open Up
After a recent surge in Covid-19 cases on the Vineyard, health agents reported 73 new positive tests this week — a slight downturn from the week prior.
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Foundation, MVC Team Up for Eelgrass Mapping Project
The Edgartown Great Pond Foundation has worked with the Martha’s Vineyard Commission to produce a first-of-its-kind map of eelgrass in Slough Cove.
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Tisbury Issues Statement on Wastewater Issues
The Tisbury select board sent out a lengthy statement on Friday afternoon regarding wastewater issues and development in the town.
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Commission Effort to Update DRI Checklist Hits Snags

A lengthy effort to update the Martha’s Vineyard Commission’s development of regional impact checklist has stalled again over vague language regarding demolitions and restaurant expansions.

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Contagious Virus Variant Detected on Island
A more virulent strain of the Covid-19 virus has been identified on Martha’s Vineyard, hospital officials confirmed Friday, after positive test samples were sent to a state lab for testing.
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As Vaccine Demand Exceeds Supply, Islanders Look to Mainland
With only one vaccination site at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, some Islanders are crossing the sound for vaccine appointments.
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Three Candidates Vie for Two Seats in Oak Bluffs
One-term incumbent Jason Balboni faces challenges from political newcomer Emma Green-Beach and former airport commissioner Rich Michelson.
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State Will Test for Virus Variants as Island Surge Continues
Hospital officials announced that they had requested the state to test for virus variants. Meanwhile, first-dose vaccine appointments increased this week, but questions remain.
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