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The Week Ahead: Thursday, November 23 through Thursday, November 30, 2017

The Week Ahead: Thursday, November 23 through Thursday, November 30, 2017

November 23, 2017

The Week Ahead is off to an early start in anticipation of holiday travel and, for some and early start to the Thanksgiving holiday. For many, end of business on Wednesday marked the start of a long weekend with plenty of time to  recover from Thursday’s feasting and enjoy some fun with friends and family […]

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African American Heritage Trail Dedicates 27th Site

November 20, 2017

Martha’s Vineyard – On Friday, November 24 The African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard dedicated its 27th site; the new location celebrates the life of Anne P. Jennings, the first African American nurse at Hartford Hospital. A plaque will mark her home in the Highlands area of Oak Bluffs. The dedication of her home […]

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Ag Fair Food Waste Initiative Earns Grant

November 20, 2017

Martha’s Vineyard – The Island Grown Initiative has been awarded a grant of $5,000 from CARE for the Cape and Islands to develop food waste stations for the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair. The food waste stations are expected to divert as much as a ton of food waste from the four-day fair, which is attended […]

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Roosters Ruffle Feathers at OB Town Meeting

November 20, 2017

Martha’s Vineyard – The only article that drew any dissent or debate at last week’s Oak Bluffs town meeting was a change in animal control bylaws that would allow roosters and other farm animals in residential neighborhoods to be classified as a nuisance. Up until now, this dubious honor was held only by cats and […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, November 17 through Thursday, November 23, 2017

November 16, 2017

Welcome to the week before Thanksgiving!  The weather on Martha’s Vineyard has finally changed from flip-flop friendly to sweaters and insulated vests.   Days are crisp, verging on wintry and aromas coming from Island  kitchens whet our appetites for the feasting to come. Though to-do lists are invariably getting longer, we hope you’ll manage to […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, November 10 through Thursday, November 16, 2017

November 10, 2017

An eclectic mix of activities turns up in the Week Ahead. We can choose to be entertained at any number of musical events; learn how to make salves that will no doubt come in handy when wintry weather descends on the Island in earnest or share the experiences of livestock farmers at the Chilmark Library […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, November 3 through Thursday, November 9, 2017

November 3, 2017

As November begins, the Island’s attention turns to Thanksgiving holiday.  Though some three weeks away, Islanders who haven’t yet done so are busy booking passage for holiday travel to visit friends and family living ‘off’ while those living ‘off’ are busy making their reservations in the opposite direction.  Thoughts of impending holiday celebrations and the […]

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