Land Bank Won't Delay Fence at Trade Wind

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Commission voted unanimously Monday not to delay construction of a protective fence at Trade Wind Fields Preserve.

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West Tisbury Eyes Lieutenant for Chief

The West Tisbury selectmen voted Wednesday to consider Lieut. Matt Mincone as a candidate for the town’s next police chief.

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Chilmark Couple Makes Large Gift to Columbia University

Dr. P. Roy Vagelos and his wife Diana donated $250 million to Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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Land Bank Will Consider Delaying Fence at Trade Wind Preserve

The Oak Bluffs land bank advisory board has asked land bank commissioners to delay construction of a controversial fence at the Trade Wind Field Preserve.

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Tisbury Set to Hire New Police Officers

The Tisbury selectmen unanimously agreed to hire two new full time police officers in the coming months.

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Trustees of Reservations Hire New Manager
Eunice Youmans began work last month as the new executive for The Trustees of Reservations on Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.
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Chappy Cell Tower Public Hearing Closed
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission closed the public hearing on an AT&T proposal for a cell tower on Chappaquiddick.
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Charges of Unfair Labor Practices by Oak Bluffs Fire Department Heads to a Hearing
The state Division of Labor Relations ordered a hearing to determine whether the Oak Bluffs fire and EMS department violated labor laws.
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And Then There Were Three; Trend of Retiring Police Chiefs Continues
Edgartown police chief David Rossi is stepping down following a recent heart attack, becoming the third Island police chief to announce his departure in less than a month.
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Shotgun Hunting Season Brings Gift of Venison, Research Opportunities

Shotgun hunting season began Monday, and the weigh station was busy this week with hunters, biologists collecting ticks, and a new deer donation program.

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