River Herring Continue Their Steep Decline

Despite strict conservation measures, river herring are in deep trouble all along the Massachusetts coast including on the Vineyard.

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Marijuana Hearing Sees Small Turnout

A final public hearing by the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission on the Vineyard last week saw sparse attendance.

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Small Island, Low Speed Limits; Vineyard Could Be Electric Vehicle Nirvana
Many electric vehicle enthusiasts say the Vineyard is a perfect test track, with its limited geographical boundaries and low speed limits.
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As Cost of Recycling Rises, Consumers Pay

A decision by the Chinese government has rippled all the way to the curbside of nearly every Vineyard home, where residents will pay more for recycling.

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Arena General Manager Resigns

A year and seven months after taking the job, the new general manager of the Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena has resigned. Peter Lambos said he will leave in April.

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Rising Tide, Community Horse Center Merge

The two Vineyard nonprofits that focus on connecting people with horses announced a merger this week. The combined center will be in West Tisbury.

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Female Mechanics Rock; Female Auto Shop Owners Rule
After working for years as a mechanic for McIntosh Motors, Andrea Campbell has stepped into an ownership role. Her new business is Andrea’s Auto.
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Salaries, Benefits Drive MVC Budget Increase

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission has approved a $1.5 million operating budget for the coming fiscal year, an increase of 4.6 per cent over last year.

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Historic Movie: Zeb Tilton, Last of the Schooner Men
A new short film shows rare scenes of Capt. Zeb Tilton in top hat and tails aboard his beloved cargo schooner Alice S. Wentworth.
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Charter School Names New Director

Peter Steedman, principal of the Wareham Middle School, will be the new director at the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School.

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