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The Week Ahead: Thursday, December 14 through Thursday December 21, 2017

The Week Ahead: Thursday, December 14 through Thursday December 21, 2017

December 14, 2017

Another busy holiday weekend ahead and so another early look at the Week Ahead! In short, holiday fun continues  – take special notice of this weekend’s events offering a Santa sack of family events including, in addition to those mentioned below, an Open Houses at Island Alpaca, Hot Cocoa in a Jar for Kids at […]

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Feds Accept Tribal Land into Trust

December 11, 2017

Martha’s Vineyard  – The Federal Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs has announced its plans to accept into trust about 15 acres of land for the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah); the decision joins the land with another 480 acres held in trust by the federal government for the tribe’s benefit. Purchased by […]

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Aquaculture Expansion Bid Denied

December 11, 2017

Martha’s Vineyard  – At a meeting last Tuesday the Edgartown shellfish committee voted 2-1 with two abstentions to turn down a request from Noah Scheffer to lease an acre of the pond for oyster farming, thus shelving for now a plan to expand oyster farms to Cape Pogue Pond.  The debate around expansion turns on […]

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Plans to Expand Edgartown Stop & Shop Approved

December 11, 2017

Martha’s Vineyard  – Last Thursday The Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved plans for an expansion of the Edgartown Stop & Shop store,  with a vote of 11-1 with two abstentions. The project’s approval is subject to a list of conditions including another look at the building design and a major overhaul of the upper Main Street […]

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Week Ahead Thursday, December 7 through Thursday, December 14, 2017

December 7, 2017

The Island’s floodgates to the holidays open this weekend with Christmas in Edgartown:  Beginning on Thursday evening and continuing over the weekend, Martha’s Vineyard rolls out a holly berry red carpet of fun, festive events and merriment for all to enjoy.  Plan to attend the lighting of the Edgartown lighthouse, greet Santa – the guest […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, December 1 through Thursday, December 7, 2017

December 1, 2017

The Week Ahead marks the start of the longest month in living memory for the under 7 set and the shortest ever for the adult makers of holiday magic.  Things start off quietly enough with an appraisal day and vintage card exhibit spanning over a century at the MV Museum. In West Tisbury, The Winter […]

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