Tribal Election Will Have No In-Person Voting

A pivotal election for chairperson of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and three tribal council seats will be held exclusively by mail-in voting, with no in-person voting allowed.

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Shark Circles Vineyard Haven Harbor, Riveting Onlookers

The fin of a porbeagle shark spotted in the Vineyard Haven harbor drew a crowd of amazed onlookers Friday afternoon.

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Stepping Back, Jim Vercruysse Reflects on a Changing Commission

Longtime Martha's Vineyard Commission member Jim Vercruysse reflected on new challenges facing the commission, after deciding not to run this year.

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Paddy Moore Receives Spirit of the Vineyard Award

Longtime Island senior care advocate Paddy Moore will receive the Spirit of the Vineyard Award this December, Vineyard Village At Home announced on Wednesday.

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Vineyard Voters Back Maura Healey, Approve Tisbury Alcohol Question

In an election that exposed stark national divides, Vineyard voters threw their support behind Democratic candidates across the region.

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Island Sees Brisk Voter Turnout as Mid-Term Elections Galvanize Country

Turnout was brisk all day at polling places around the Island as Martha’s Vineyard voters joined Americans across the country by casting ballots in the closely-watched 2022 midterm elections. Polls are open until 8 p.m. tonight.

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Offshore Wind Projects Jockey for Position in Vineyard Waters

As Vineyard Wind breaks ground on the nation’s first industrial-scale offshore wind farm, global supply chain issues and rising commodities prices have stalled a second project.

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District Attorney Candidates Stress Improving Vineyard Presence

Two candidates are facing off in the race for Cape and Islands District Attorney, the first time in two decades the election has not featured the incumbent.

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Al's Package Store Sells Along With Related Real Estate

Al’s Package Store and the large commercial property that it anchors on Edgartown’s Upper Main Street have sold to two separate buyers, as the historic family business changes hands. The real estate sold for $4.25 million.

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Lyme Vaccine Trial Still Looking for Participants

Organizers of a first-of-its-kind Lyme disease vaccine trial on Martha’s Vineyard are still looking for signups, after an initial wave of recruitment has slowed down in recent months.

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