Vineyard Man Arrested For Mainland Stabbings

Police took Jared Ravizza, 26, of Chilmark, into custody Saturday night after he allegedly stabbed four children at a movie theatre in Braintree and two employees at a rest stop McDonald’s in Plymouth. He was arrested in Sandwich after he crashed a Porsche while fleeing police.

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Man Arrested After Stabbing in West Tisbury

Police arrested a man Saturday after he allegedly stabbed another man in the face and led police on an hour-long search through the woods along the Tisbury-West Tisbury town line.

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Oak Bluffs Veterans Housing Project Takes Step Forward

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission this week declined to send a proposed Oak Bluffs veteran affordable housing complex to a full public hearing, helping fast track the project in its attempts to get funding. 

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MVC Signs Off on Pimpneymouse Preservation Plan

Commissioners unanimously approved a preservation effort for Pimpneymouse Farm, put forth by the relatives of the late Edo Potter, a longtime conservationist and an early leader in the Island’s conservation movement.

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Nature and Nurture Key to Restoring South Shore Beaches

The paths have moved, the dunes are flatter and there isn’t as much sand as there once was. But the south shore has come a long way since three destructive storms hit the Island this winter, and managers say they are ready for summer crowds.

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Vineyard Wind Readies Island Headquarters

Vineyard Wind is putting the final touches on its two-story, 14,000-square foot operations and maintenance headquarters on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven.

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Hospital Nurses Seek to Join Union

Thirty-three ambulatory care nurses at the hospital filed the petition on Monday with the National Labor Relations Board and hope to soon have an union election.

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Vineyard Dispensary Sues Over Marijuana Transportation Rules

Island Time, the Vineyard Haven dispensary owned by Geoff Rose, filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging the Cannabis Control Commission’s ban on transporting marijuana from the mainland to the Island is arbitrary and puts an undue burden on Island-based dispensaries.

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Kayaker Rescued in Oak Bluffs

A kayaker is being treated at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital after he was pulled from the waters near little bridge in Oak Bluffs and given CPR by a bystander and the town’s shellfish constable. 

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Specialist at the Hospital Paves Way for Alzheimer’s Clinic

Dr. Nicole Absar, a physician who specializes in neuropsychiatry, started at the hospital in January and has set her sights on helping Vineyarders with Alzheimer’s, dementia and other neurocognitive disorders.

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