Windfarm Maintenance Facility Wins Approval in Vineyard Haven
A project from Vineyard Wind to build a maintenance and operations facility in Vineyard Haven to support its proposed wind farm 15 miles south of the Island took a step forward on August 25.
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Court Typo Lands Chilmark Vacationer in Jail
Angus McCoubrey started his vacation in Chilmark last week much as he has for the last 30 years visiting the Island, relaxing and going to the beach. An arrest based on a typo and a two-night stay in jail without possibility of bail or a hearing quickly turned that peaceful few days into a nightmare.
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LUPC Recommends Public Hearing for Edgartown Affordable Housing Project
The scale of a project to develop 40 units of affordable housing in Edgartown led the land use planning subcommittee of the Martha's Vineyard Commission to recommend a public hearing for the plan in front of the full commission.
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Committee Moves Wedding Venue Proposal to MVC
The proposal is to rent out the 9.6-acre property at 371 Edgartown-West Tisbury Road for wedding receptions and ceremonies up to 18 times per year, from late spring through early fall.
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Standing Shoulder to Shoulder With Anna Deavere Smith
Award-winning playwright, actor and professor Anna Deavere Smith sees herself as a linking point between her subjects and the audiences for which she performs.
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Sheriff's Race Leads the Way as Primary Season Set to Begin
A tightly contested race for Dukes County sheriff and a wide-open race for the Dukes County Commission are among the choices Island voters will face in the state’s primary election Sept. 6.
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EV Chargers at Chilmark School Get Cautious Support from Select Board
A project to build an electric car charging station in the Chilmark School parking lot got support, and questions, from the select board.
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Nantucket Sidelined Again Due to Engine Issue
The Steamship Authority's M/V Nantucket was back out of service on Wednesday and Thursday due to a nagging mechanical problem that first arose last weekend.
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Chilmark Library Trustees Discuss Dershowitz Request
The Chilmark library trustees opened the door to hosting lawyer and seasonal resident Alan Dershowitz as part of its author series next summer.
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Katama Boat Launch Renovation Set for Fall Start
The Katama boat landing reconstruction project took a step forward on Monday with the Edgartown select board approval of a contract to get work started in the fall.
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