Documenting Early Days of Covid Was Harrowing Journey
Matthew Heineman's latest documentary film, The First Wave, goes to the front lines at the Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens during the first months of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Ingrid Moore Earns Eagle Scout Honors
Ingrid Moore, a senior at the regional high school, recently became the Island’s first female Eagle Scout, an arduous process that involves earning 21 merit badges. She began at age 16.
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Draft Housing Bank Article Begins Circulating

A draft warrant article to create a Martha’s Vineyard housing bank is now being circulated in the six Island towns for possible inclusion at annual town meetings next spring.

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Two Major Affordable Housing Projects Take a Leap Forward
Two major projects on the Island cleared key hurdles when select boards in Edgartown and Oak Bluffs awarded separate bids to the nonprofit Island Housing Trust (IHT) and its Boston partner.
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Main Street Merchants Gear Up for the Holidays
Shifting population trends and the ongoing pandemic continue to redefine main streets on Martha’s Vineyard.
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Unpacking Origins of Thanksgiving Leads to Hard Truths
With Thanksgiving on the minds of many, members of the Wampanoag tribe spoke on a chilly Thursday evening to reflect on what to them is not a festive holiday.
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'Tis the Season for Local Cranberries
It’s been a banner year in the bog at Cranberry Acres, located off Lambert's Cove Road, with an expected yield of over 2,000 pounds. Harvest season is well under way.
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Harley Riders Kick Off Giving Season With Annual Santa Run for Red Stocking
Santa came early to the Island this weekend, but with a twist: no sleigh or reindeer, just 40 men and women on motorcycles. And old St. Nick himself.
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Memorial Wharf Project Snags Briefly on Undersea Cable Issue
A bundle of undersea Eversource cables supplying power to Chappaquiddick caused a temporary pause in the $4 million reconstruction project under way at Memorial Wharf last week.
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Edgartown Extends Seasonal Liquor Licenses Into December
In anticipation of Christmas in Edgartown, the Edgartown select board voted Monday to extend seasonal liquor licenses through Dec. 13.
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