Oak Bluffs Hires Police Officer, Adjudicates Dog Complaints

Oak Bluffs selectmen made a number of appointments, hired a new full time police officer, and adjudicated two separate complaints about dogs in the same Pond View neighborhood at their regular Tuesday meeting.

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Voters Speed Through Chilmark Special Town Meeting
Without a single dissenting vote, Chilmark voters spent $776,448.20 at a quick special town meeting Monday evening, including appropriations to fund raises for town employees and improvements to Menemsha Harbor.
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A Model of Resilience, Moped Accident Victim Returns to Thank First Responders
Noelle Lambert returned to the Vineyard to thank first responders who stabilized her after a moped accident in which she lost her leg.
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Pioneering Nurse Is Newest Addition to African American Heritage Trail
Family, friends, and neighbors gathered Friday in Oak Bluffs to dedicate the home of Anne P. Jennings as the newest site on the African American Heritage Trail of Martha's Vineyard.
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Squibnocket, Menemsha Harbor Top Chilmark Special Town Meeting
Pay raises for town employees, improvements to Menemsha Harbor and a change in the land agreement tied to the Squibnocket Beach project are all on the docket when Chilmark voters convene for a special town meeting Monday evening.
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Building a History, Home by Home
Patrick Ahearn is the author of a new book called Timeless, to be published in December. The book chronicles the architect's career, mostly centered around Edgartown where he has worked on 172 houses in the last 25 years.
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Town Awards Bid for Squibnocket Beach Work

Chilmark selectmen have chosen West Tisbury contractor John Keene to create a new beach as part of the town’s portion of the Squibnocket Beach project.

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Agricultural Society Votes in New Leadership

The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society has a new president, new trustees and new officers following its annual meeting, marking a significant changing of the guard.

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A Turkey Walked Away, Before Thanksgiving Day
Armed with makeshift flags made of feed bags, a farm crew waved, herded, and cajoled 150 soon-to-be Thanksgiving turkeys down a woodland path.
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Oak Bluffs Speeds Through Warrant

Voters raced through a special town meeting Tuesday evening, approving all eight articles on the warrant, seven of them with no debate. The meeting lasted 18 minutes.

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