Commission Lifts Up Longtime Member Christina Brown

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission opened its weekly meeting Thursday by remembering former commissioner Christina Brown, who died on May 27.

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Young Artists Lead the Way for Preschool Fundraiser

Artwork co-created by Chilmark preschoolers and Colin Ruel were in high demand at a preschool fundraiser Thursday at the Ruel gallery in Menemsha.

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Marijuana Regulators Look To Preserve Island Access

State cannabis regulators came to the Island Thursday to hear from local cannabis producers, retailers, and medical and recreational consumers who say that a ban on the transport of cannabis by ferry will put the Island’s legal cannabis sellers out of business.

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Farmers' Market Turns Half a Century

The West Tisbury Farmers' Market returns Saturday for its 50th season. Going back to 1974, the market has offered farmers a place to sell their produce and learn valuable lessons from each other.

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Islanders Highlight Crisis During State Housing Leader's Visit

As of 2023, an affordable house for the average Island family — costing less than 30 per cent of annual income in mortgage, taxes, and insurance — should cost $400,000. But the median single-family home on the Vineyard, as of this year, costs just over $1.3 million.

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West Tisbury Church Pride Flag Vandalized

West Tisbury police are searching for a man who vandalized a pride flag hanging at the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury.

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Boys Tennis Team Advances to Quarter Finals

The Vineyard boys tennis team continued its dominant run in postseason play by sweeping Boston Latin Academy 5–0 Monday afternoon to advance to the quarter finals of the division three championship.

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Nature Is Nurtured Best by Letting It Set the Pace

It rained the day before high school graduation a few weeks ago.

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Venezuelan Migrants Look to Next Steps at Joint Base Cape Cod

A group of mostly Venezuelan migrants who were flown to Martha's Vineyard with false promises were receiving assistance at Joint Base Cape Cod Monday after their short but welcoming stay on the Island came to an end.

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Vineyard Wind Charts Course; Pledges Jobs and Cheap Power

Vineyard Wind plans to make the Island its operations and maintenance hub for the offshore wind development project. It hosted a recent jobs fair at the regional high school.

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