Selectmen React to Community Center Report
At a special meeting Wednesday Chilmark selectmen reacted to a report detailing an incident that occurred at the town Community Center summer camp, with critical comments and questions.
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Police Release More Details After Fatal Moped Crash
Chilmark police are continuing to investigate a fatal moped accident on South Road that claimed the life of a 20-year-old woman and left a 20-year-old man with serious injuries.
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Driver in Head-On Crash Sentenced to Two and a Half Years in Prison
Zachary Dupon, 26, of Vineyard Haven, has pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide charges connected to the death of a 22-year-old woman in a head-on motor vehicle collision last winter. A judge rejected the conditions of a plea deal.
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Covid Case Clusters Among Businesses Are Widespread
Covid-19 cases and case clusters continue to loom over the Island’s summer season, with August officially registering the most positive Covid-19 tests in a month since the pandemic began.
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MVC Reviews Historic House Demolition
A plan to raze and rebuild a historic house on East Chop Drive will be decided soon by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, after a public hearing closed Thursday night on the demolition project.
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Vineyard Wind Proposes Plan to Redevelop Tisbury Marine Terminal
The MVC is reviewing a large, complicated project to redevelop the Tisbury Marine Terminal into a vessel staging facility for Vineyard Wind.
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Managing Covid Case Spike Occupies Officials Islandwide
As the busiest summer on record draws to a close, officials across the Island are grappling with how to deal with a new wave of Covid-19 cases that shows no sign of letting up. Vaccination requirements are under consideration in more than one town.
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Airport Plans for the Future With Revised Capital Plan
After failing to get off the runway two years ago, the Martha’s Vineyard Airport has filed a scaled-down capital improvement plan with the state and Federal Aviation Administration.
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Selectmen Defend Decision to Downsize Waban Park Party
Controversy and confusion over the recent downsizing of a summer event in Waban Park prompted an outpouring of support for the antiracism advocacy organization A Long Talk at the Oak Bluffs selectmen’s meeting Tuesday.
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Land Bank to Conserve Farmland in West Tisbury
The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank has signed an agreement to buy and conserve seven acres of farmland as part of a larger, proposed 35-acre subdivision in West Tisbury that would include affordable and market-rate housing developments.
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