Louisa Hufstader

A Community Rediscovered: Black History in the Oak Bluffs Campground
Black and Wampanoag peoplewere among the earliest seasonal residents of the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association, according to research by association president Andrew Patch.
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Island Schools Grapple With Ending Mask Mandate
With the end of the state-imposed school mask mandate less than two weeks away, Island school committee members split Thursday on whether or not to immediately drop the mandates.
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West Tisbury Tree Survey Looks to the Arboreal Future
The trees of West Tisbury now have their own advisory group.
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Beach Road Project Expected to Finish Early
Well ahead of schedule, highway work on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven is expected to finish in the fall of 2022.
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Boat Line Delays Discussion on Chief Operating Officer
Steamship Authority governors moved briskly Tuesday through an agenda that included a report on the over-budget Woods Hole terminal reconstruction.
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Cottagers Join Harbor Homes in Homelessness Cause
Island women escaping homelessness have a powerful new ally in the Cottagers, Inc., the all-female philanthropic group based in Oak Bluffs.
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SSA Amendment Aims to Broaden Top Management
New legislation introduced this week would require the Steamship Authority to add a chief operating officer to the senior ranks of management.
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High School Committee Eyes Next Move on Funding
Regional high school officials are poised to lose a major construction grant from the Massachusetts School Building Authority.
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Celebrating New York’s Avant-Garde
Victoria Campbell has always been a storyteller, with the Vineyard providing some of her earliest inspirations.
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State Grant Supports Wellness in Schools
Mental and emotional wellness programs at Island public schools are getting a boost this semester with funding from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
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