Osprey Hockey League Helps Girls Soar On and Off the Ice
Last weekend the Osprey hockey league hosted a tournament with a team from York, Me. The free girls league begins in preschool and runs through the eighth grade, helping girls stay invested in the sport until they get to high school.
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Storm Leaves Severe Beach Erosion, and Plumbers Are Busy

The intense winter storm followed by extremely frigid temperatures caused severe tidal erosion and sent Island plumbers scrambling on frozen pipe calls over the weekend.

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Ice Rescue: Firefighters Practice for the Real Thing

With temperatures hovering about one degree above zero and a wind chill of 18 degrees below, Oak Bluffs firefighters staged an ice rescue drill Sunday morning on a frozen pond off County Road.

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Old Fuel Tanks Come Down on Vineyard Haven Waterfront

The drive along Beach Road in Vineyard Haven looks a little different these days. That’s because two large fuel storage tanks that have long been a fixture on the working waterfront were recently removed by a scrap contractor.

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Gift of a Kidney Bumps Son in Law Up to Blood Relation
When Oak Bluffs businessman Tony daRosa needed a new kidney he turned to his family. His son in law Mike DeBettencourt turned out to be a perfect, and willing, match.
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Lake Tashmoo Improvements Move Forward

Permitting issues and financial constraints have posed obstacles to long-planned improvements at Lake Tashmoo, but work is now set to be completed by spring.

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Polar Plunge Participants Brave Arctic Chill to Benefit Veterans

It was an estimated not-so-balmy six degrees Monday morning when an extra-hardy group of 11 people took a polar plunge into Vineyard Sound to celebrate the New Year.

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Preparing for Big Move, Museum Temporarily Closes Edgartown Campus

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum announced that the museum will close to the public on Jan. 2, in preparation for the move to their new location.

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Island Property Owners Join Rush to Prepay Tax Bills

Tax collectors on Martha’s Vineyard are busier than usual as taxpayers rush to prepay property taxes before the end of the year. The reason is the new federal tax regulations.

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Affordable Housing Project Begins in Aquinnah

Aquinnah town officials and Island affordable housing leaders gathered Friday on a cold hilltop to break ground on a new affordable housing project.

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