State Hosts Public Meetings on Cape Cod Bridge Replacement Projects
With a major project to rebuild the Bourne and Sagamore bridges in the pipeline, MassDOT will host two virtual public meetings this week.
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As Lawsuits Pile Up, MVC Braces for High Legal Bills
The fourth lawsuit in as many months was filed this week against the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, an unprecedented volume of litigation that is driving up legal bills.
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Jeff Norton, Former Longtime Edgartown Moderator, Dies at 84
Philip J. (Jeffrey) Norton Jr., the longtime Edgartown town moderator who had led town meetings with a deft hand and dry wit for 43 years, died Saturday at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
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Proposed Property Sale by Conservation Organization Gets Legal Pushback
In an unusual case, four Chappaquiddick property owners are suing the Vineyard Open Land Foundation seeking to bar the nonprofit from selling a three-acre lot near Katama Bay.
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As Season Shifts, Fuel Assistance Needs Increase
With the home heating season about to begin, Martha’s Vineyard social service providers are mobilizing to prepare for what they expect will be heavy demand for financial assistance this winter.
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MCAS Scores Reveal A Return to Normalcy
Three years after the pandemic upended established learning curriculums, Martha's Vineyard public school students have turned in a solid performance on statewide testing.
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Chappy Ferry Owners Look to Sell Town-Licensed Franchise
With the owners of the Chappaquiddick Ferry hoping to sell the franchise before their lease expires next year, the future of the tiny barge-like ferry has become a heated subject for discussion and debate in recent weeks.
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MVC Sued in Decision Over Former Lampost Building
The owner of the former Lampost building in Oak Bluffs went to court against the Martha’s Vineyard Commission late last week.
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Nancy Kohlberg, Quiet and Generous Force for Sustainable Living, Dies at 92
Nancy Kohlberg died peacefully on August 25 at her home in Edgartown, surrounded by family. She had been a modest but powerful force in a variety of causes from sustainable agriculture to environmental protection on Martha’s Vineyard.
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Island Elderly Housing Sues MVC Over Plan Approval Conditions
Island Elderly Housing has sued the Martha's Vineyard Commission following the conditional approval early this summer of a small affordable housing development for senior Islanders.
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