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Tisbury selectmen ship up to Boston

MV Times | January 24, 2020 - 2:32pm

If you want to attend the next posted meeting of the Tisbury board of selectmen, it will take a ferry ride, a drive to Boston, parking at the Prudential Center, and finding the board on the third ... Read full article

Life 101: Learning the everyday essentials

MV Times | January 24, 2020 - 2:21pm

It can be said that one merit to education is getting prepared for the realities of everyday life after school — you mature, you make mistakes, you learn, you improve. Maybe you want to be a writer, a ... Read full article

Manter and West clash over Ag Hall APR

MV Times | January 24, 2020 - 2:00pm

Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society executive director Kristina West came before West Tisbury selectmen Wednesday evening for approval of a list of events slated in the Agricultural Hall for 2020. ... Read full article

Tribe makes its casino case in appeals court

MV Times | January 23, 2020 - 4:02pm

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) is asking an appeals court judge to overturn a lower court ruling that is standing in the way of its Island gambling facility. On Tuesday attorneys for the ... Read full article

New committee wants to understand its role

MV Times | January 23, 2020 - 2:28pm

Updated Jan. 24 Three months after its first meeting, the Tisbury natural resources committee is still struggling to find its sea legs. At a special meeting Wednesday night, committee members reviewed ... Read full article

Mike Whittemore: A passion for conservation

MV Times | January 23, 2020 - 1:30pm

When Mike Whittemore was a kid living in Framingham, he would take frequent fishing trips to Martha’s Vineyard with his father to search for that legendary striper action the Island is known for. ... Read full article

VH was down to one slip due to transfer bridge work

MV Times | January 23, 2020 - 1:26pm

Updated 5:15 pm The Steamship Authority Vineyard Haven terminal was down to one slip Thursday afternoon because of work underway on the transfer bridge at Slip 1. At about 12:45 pm the MV Martha’s ... Read full article

MVYouth announces $275,000 in expansion grants

MV Times | January 23, 2020 - 1:14pm

MVYouth has awarded a $200,000 expansion grant to the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard, and a $75,000 expansion grant to Vineyard Family Tennis (VFT).  According to MVYouth executive director Lindsey Scott, ... Read full article

Chilmark advances Peaked Hill affordable housing proposal

MV Times | January 22, 2020 - 3:59pm

Tuesday night, Chilmark selectmen unanimously authorized the Peaked Hill Pastures Committee to seek affordable housing planning advice from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission. Chilmark owns acreage on ... Read full article

Mobile Market is back 

MV Times | January 22, 2020 - 3:57pm

Updated Jan. 23 Island Grown Initiative’s Mobile Market is back this winter for an eight-week run through Feb. 28. Every Wednesday at Woodside Village, Thursday at Howes House, and Friday at the M.V. ... Read full article