Louisa Hufstader

Ag Society Plans Get Grudging Go-Ahead from Select Board Chairman
West Tisbury's two-member select board reached its first serious difference of opinion Wednesday, when chairman Skipper Manter balked at the Agricultural Society's 2022 schedule.
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Tisbury Signs Long-Term Contract With Beach Road Festival
The Tisbury select board has approved a three-year agreement to host the annual Beach Road Weekend music festival in Veterans Memorial Park
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Big House Bylaw Heads to West Tisbury Warrant
West Tisbury voters will decide this spring on a proposed bylaw that aims to prevent residential overbuilding in the town.
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State Funding Prospects Dim for New Regional High School
Efforts to rebuild the aging Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School are at a standstill again, with five towns willing to proceed but a sixth digging in its heels.
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Up-Island School District Splits Windfall
After weeks of wrestling over its unusually large excess and deficiency fund, the up-Island regional school district committee approved a nearly $14 million budget for the coming fiscal year late Thursday
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High School Seeks Unity in Bid for State Funds
This could be the year, regional high school administrators say, that the school is finally accepted into a state-funded building program to help pay for the cost of a new school.
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Museum Exhibit Uncovers Hard Truths
Titled The Chasm Is Not Closed, a new exhibit at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum uses a pair of tributes to the Confederacy to dig deeply into a disturbing chapter in the Island's not too distant past.
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Vineyard Haven Marina Plans Building Removal
The historic marina on Lagoon Pond Road in Vineyard Haven, now owned by Safe Harbor Marinas, wants to exchange buildings for boat racks and gravel surfaces for concrete slabs.
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Tisbury Extends Search for MVC Applicants
With perennial town volunteers David Ferraguzi and Elaine Miller vying for appointment to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, the select board declined to appoint either one.
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Educator James Jette Leads MLK Day Gathering
James Jette, superintendent of public schools in Milton, spoke about education, lifting expectations for all students and the importance of voters' rights during the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day luncheon for the NAACP of Martha’s Vineyard.
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