On Night for Laughter, Trip Barnes Receives Creative Living Award
Noah Asimow
In a rollicking, funny and poignant event, the Agricultural Hall was transformed into the Clarence A. (Trip) Barnes porch and stage on Monday night.
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Chilmark House Fire Prompts Massive Mutual Aid Response
Noah Asimow

A home under construction on Middle Road in Chilmark caught fire early Wednesday morning, engulfing the property in flames for nearly two hours and prompting an all-out mutual aid response from every Island fire department.

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Planning Board Approves Chappy Cell Tower
Noah Asimow

Capping years of debate, the Edgartown planning board voted 4-1 to approve the construction of a 115-foot AT&T cell tower on Chappaquiddick Tuesday night.

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Harbor View Hotel Will Close for Renovations
Noah Asimow

The Harbor View Hotel will close from Oct. 1 until Memorial Day 2019 as extensive renovations begin on the historic Edgartown hotel.

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Dancing to Drumbeat of Tradition
Noah Asimow
With a festive panoply of traditional songs, dance, food — and one marriage proposal — the Wampanoag Tribe hosted its annual powwow this weekend.
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Shifting Weather Kept Sailors Busy at Shields National Championships
Noah Asimow
The 54th Shields class national championship ended on Saturday with Ted Slee’s Newport-based boat Maverick taking home the first place prize.
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Commission Passes on Winnetu Review
Noah Asimow

After hearing a brief presentation, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted last week to not review an expansion the Katama hotel and spa owned by Mark Snider.

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Parking Opens at Lobsterville for Derby
Noah Asimow

With the derby under way, the Aquinnah selectmen agreed last week to suspending parking permit requirements at Lobsterville Beach.

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Selectmen Seek Meeting With Tribe on Bingo Hall
Noah Asimow

Aquinnah selectmen sent a letter to the chairman of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) this week requesting a meeting to discuss the bingo hall.

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From Music City to Martha's Vineyard
Noah Asimow
Next weekend, the Island hosts the sixth annual New England to Nashville Martha’s Vineyard Songwriters’ Festival.
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