Stop and Shop Expansion Set to Begin
After years of delays in court, a long-planned expansion and renovation project at the Edgartown Stop & Shop is back on track, spokesmen for the grocery chain confirmed Thursday.
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Oak Bluffs Sergeant Resigns Amid Tangled Case of Missing Gun
A veteran Oak Bluffs police sergeant has resigned following a tangled internal investigation into a police department-issued rifle that went missing for more than two years and was later found beneath piles of equipment in the basement.
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Covid Case Counts Soar; Round Two Set for Home Test Kit Distribution
A new distribution of rapid at-home test kits will take place on Wednesday and Thursday this week in all the Island towns.
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Historic Home Demolition on Indian Hill Under Review
Old farmhouses and their place in the architectural history of the Island were a topic for discussion when a hearing opened on a plan to demolish a crumbling house in West Tisbury.
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Nantucket Housing Bank Bill Has Key Differences
As proponents of a Martha’s Vineyard housing bank seek support for an Island-specific initiative, Nantucket has been working to pass some kind of housing bank legislation since 2016, with the latest version currently stalled on Beacon Hill.
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SSA Adopts Vaccination Mandate for All Employees
Beginning Wednesday this week, the Steamship Authority will require all employees to show they have had at least one Covid-19 vaccination, the boat line announced Tuesday.
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Winter Storm Expected to Bring Snow to the Island
Weather watchers were keeping an eye on a winter storm moving through the mid-Atlantic Monday that was expected to bring snow to the Island. Only small accumulations were forecast, according to the National Weather Service in Taunton, with predictions for two to four inches of snow.
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Real Estate Boom Persists, Breaking More Records
As 2021 nears an end, the frenzied, record-shattering Martha’s Vineyard real estate market shows few signs of slowing, with prices in the stratosphere and inventory at a low ebb.
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West Tisbury Cell Tower Expansion Clears MVC
A cell tower expansion in West Tisbury got a provisional green light from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission last week after a lengthy public hearing process.
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MVC, Lampost Owner Clash Over Apartment Rentals
In a hostile standoff with the commission over whether renting out restricted workforce housing as short-term summer rentals violates a condition attached to a prior approval, the owner of the Lampost said he is not out of compliance.
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