Brooke Kushwaha

Edgartown Considers Nip Bottle Ban
The miniature liquor bottles have come under scrutiny across Massachusetts and across the Island as lawmakers argue they pose a littering problem.
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Community Gathers at Beetlebung Corner in Vigil for Tyre Nichols
Racial justice advocates gathered and knelt at Beetlebung Corner Sunday for a silent vigil in memory of Tyre Nichols, a Memphis man killed by five police officers earlier this month.
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Community of Leaders Key as South Mountain Passes the Torch
Even before John Abrams of South Mountain Company announced his retirement late last year, the question of his successor was highlighted in a plan titled the Avalanche Scenario.
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Edgartown Planning Board Reviews Navigator Homes Project
The Edgartown Planning Board weighed in on proposed Navigator Homes skilled nursing and workforce housing facility this week, seeking to address both town concerns and those of abutters.
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Meshacket Commons Receives Zoning Board Approval
Meshacket Commons cleared another bureaucratic hurdle this week after a public hearing hosted by the Edgartown zoning board of appeals yielded zero opposition to the proposed affordable housing development.
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New Brazilian Teachers Look to Focus on Language and Culture
The regional high school recently hired Daniel Soares and Carlos Trindade, both natives of Brazil, to join the school's world languages department.
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MVTV Keeps the Community Filming
When asked what kind of programming MVTV, the Island's community access television station, allows, executive director Stephen Warriner replied, "We don't judge."
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Edgartown Police Officer Stephanie Immelt to Retire
After 22 years with the Edgartown Police Department, officer Stephanie Immelt has chosen to retire, Chief Bruce McNamee told the select board on Monday.
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Federated Church Hosts Mayhew Parsonage Estate Sale
Last month, the Mayhew Parsonage in Edgartown went up for sale for the first time in its 200-year history. This Saturday, the contents of its attic go up for sale too.
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Joyful Eatings Cooks Up Meals and Community
Conviviality is the word of the afternoon at Sunday's Joyful Eatings gathering, the Federated Church’s latest initiative to provide weekly meals to the Harbor Homes winter shelter.
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