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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

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 a charge draft ... 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

Girls hoopsters fall to Nauset

MV Times | January 22, 2020 - 3:37pm

The Nauset Warriors visited the Vineyarders for a Cape and Islands League Atlantic Division girls basketball game last Friday, and left the Island with a 66-24 win. Despite the outcome, the Vineyard ... Read full article

MVRHS track outpoints Barnstable in a close one

MV Times | January 22, 2020 - 3:15pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys and girls indoor track teams won tight contests Tuesday afternoon against Barnstable High School in a Cape & Islands League meet. MVRHS ... Read full article

Vineyarders best Barnstable in boys hoops

MV Times | January 22, 2020 - 3:11pm

The Vineyarder boys basketball team tipped off with the Barnstable Red Raiders in a feisty, physical Cape Islands League Atlantic Division tussle on Tuesday at the Sancy Pachico Memorial Gym in Oak ... Read full article