Louisa Hufstader

Lambert’s Cove Inn Buyers Pledge Better Neighbor Relations
At a liquor license hearing Wednesday, the prospective buyers of the Lambert’s Cove Inn found themselves in the midst of wary neighbors with a litany of complaints over past practices at the inn.
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Overnight Winter Shelters Get Okay to Move to MVCS Building
Following a vote by the regional high school committee, the Vineyard’s winter homeless shelter is moving to the former early childhood building at Martha’s Vineyard Community Services.
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Streaming Plays Bring Diverse Perspectives in Playhouse Series
With audiences confined by winter weather and the resurgent Covid pandemic, the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse could hardly have chosen a better time for its weeklong theatre festival.
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Mansion House Pays Fine for Illegal Water Discharge Into Wastewater Plant
The Vineyard Haven hotel has paid fines totaling $21,400 to the town of Tisbury for illegally discharging groundwater into the aging municipal sewer system over more than half a year. The charge represents $100 a day for 214 days.
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Playhouse Marks 2020 With Virtual Theatre Series
The Covid-19 pandemic has proved to be an artistic springboard for the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse, which is about to present new work online, beginning Jan. 10.
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High School Certifies $24.6 Million Budget
The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School committee voted to certify a $24.6 million operating budget for the coming fiscal year Monday night.
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West Tisbury Big-House Bylaw Set for Public Airing
Aimed at protecting West Tisbury’s country-village character, a draft bylaw limiting the size and scale of new residential construction will have its first public review Jan. 10.
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Poetry Series Renamed to Honor Arnie Reisman
The Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse is renaming its monthly off-season poetry readings in memory of the event’s longtime organizer and board chair, Arnie Reisman.
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Norman Foster Project Meets West Tisbury Laws, Building Inspector Says
British architect Norman Foster’s controversial building project on the Tisbury Great Pond, decried by neighbors as environmentally destructive, is not in violation of West Tisbury zoning bylaws, the town building inspector said.
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June Manning Honored with Community Services Garden
The late June Manning — Wampanoag tribal elder, career nurse and longtime Gazette columnist — will be remembered with a garden in her name at Martha’s Vineyard Community Services.
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