Riis Williams

Charter School Students Embrace International Baccalaureate Program

Nearly two years after implementing the International Baccalaureate curriculum, the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School is preparing its first cohort of students to graduate from the prestigious program.

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Proposed PFAS Limit Could Bring Change to Island Water Districts

A new proposal to crack down on per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in drinking water has some Island water departments preparing for extensive testing and treatment of public water systems.

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Island Employers Pack High School Job Fair in Search of Workers

About 100 local businesses applied for tables at the 40-minute event, a number so high that about half of them didn’t make the cut due to the cafeteria’s capacity.

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Film Festival Showcases Local Creativity and Commitment

At this year’s Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival, the glue binding together many of its 28 films is the Vineyard and the creativity of the Island community.

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DJ Henry Dream Fund Approaches One Million Dollars in Giving

Twelve years ago Oak Bluffs seasonal residents Angella and Danroy Henry launched the DJ Henry Dream Fund, a nonprofit scholarship organization designed to help kids participate in sports and wellness programs.

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To Keep Right Whales Safe, Vineyard Wind Looks to Artificial Intelligence

Under pressure to reduce the environmental impacts of its wind farm located 15 miles off the Vineyard coast, Vineyard Wind has turned to artificial intelligence in a bid to protect the endangered right whale population.

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Tango Group To Bring Argentine Tunes to the Island

Joan Singer, founder and director of chamber music group QuinTango, wants Islanders to fall in love with tango.

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North Bluff Revamp Expected Later This Year

The Oak Bluffs select board voted Tuesday to issue a request for proposals for the project, which will put a roundabout at the chaotic intersection on the waterfront.

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Oak Bluffs Looks to Ban Nips, But Only if Edgartown Does Too

The Oak Bluffs select board signaled Tuesday that it plans to put an article to town meeting that would ban the sale of nip bottles.

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Clearing the Way for Frost Bottom Preservation

Along the Edgartown-West Tisbury Road just past Bluebird Way near the airport there is an extra chill in the air, the cause of which dates back to the ice age.

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