NOAA Sets Framework to Reduce Right Whale Entanglements
A new biological opinion will require fixed gear and trap pot fisheries in the Northeast to reduce entanglements by 87 per cent over the next decade.
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Moped Crash at Seawall Sends Two to the Hospital
A moped operator was seriously injured Friday afternoon after losing control and crashing near the seawall in Oak Bluffs.
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Island Weathered Covid-19 With Unusual Patterns
An epidemiologist studying how the Vineyard has fared over the past 15 months said the low death tally is more than a statistical anomaly.
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Septic Hauler Cited for Illegally Buried Tanks
Maciel & Sons Inc. has been ordered to remove two large tanks that were found illegally buried on a property off High Point Lane in Vineyard Haven — running afoul of state environmental regulations.
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Gazette Celebrates 175 Years, In Shifting Landscape for Journalism
The Vineyard Gazette celebrates its 175th anniversary Friday at a time of extraordinary change for community newspapers across America.
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Warning Signs and Success Stories for Island Ponds and Estuaries
Noah Asimow
A three-year study by the Martha's Vineyard Commission revealed both continued high levels of nitrogen in some ponds, while others showed improvement.
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New Museum Opens With Quiet Fanfare
Noah Asimow

After nearly a decade of planning, two years of construction, over $30 million raised, and the restoration of exactly 1,008 refractors on the Fresnel lens, the Martha’s Vineyard Museum is open to the public in Vineyard Haven.

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Edgartown Elects Steve Ewing Town Moderator
Edgartown voters elected a native son as town moderator in an unusual annual town election Tuesday that also saw two ballot questions on spending approved.
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Edgartown Voters Go to the Polls Tuesday
Edgartown voters head to the polls Tuesday for an unusual annual town election that has two ballot questions and a wide-open, write-in contest for town moderator. Polls are open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
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MVC Approves Final Changes to Its DRI Checklist
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted final approval last week on changes to its development of regional impact checklist that include separate definitions for historic demolitions and alterations.
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