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The Week Ahead: Friday, February 16 through Thursday, February 22, 2018

The Week Ahead: Friday, February 16 through Thursday, February 22, 2018

February 16, 2018

Eclectic is the word that comes immediately to mind when looking over the roster of events coming up in the Week Ahead.  Tired of being house-bound by the weather? Head out to the annual 20 Miler Road Road Race as the tough get going through whatever weather February 17th has in store for them. Prefer […]

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OB Bakery Changes Hands

February 9, 2018

Martha’s Vineyard – Back Door Donuts and Martha’s Vineyard Gourmet Cafe and Bakery, in Oak Bluffs is under new ownership. Janice Casey and Rita Brown who have owned the business for 17 years have confirmed the sale to Richard Friedman, a longtime seasonal Edgartown resident, and Patrick Lyons and David Ginsberg, who both have homes […]

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Chinese Recycling Changes Impact Island

February 9, 2018

Martha’s Vineyard – A decision by the Chinese government ending its acceptance of many kinds of recyclable materials from other countries is expected to have local repercussions on Martha’s Vineyard in the near future, with price increases expected. Until recently, about 30 per cent of U.S. recyclable materials were processed by Chinese companies, which turned […]

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VH Considers Short-Term Rental Rules

February 9, 2018

Martha’s Vineyard – Rules for short-term rentals ahead of this year’s town meeting are again under discussion by Tisbury selectmen If approved, the regulations would require anyone who rents their property to register with the town and pay a $75 fee every three years. The aim, they say, is to ensure safe living conditions, prevent […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, February 9 through Thursday, February 15, 2018

February 9, 2018

Feeling the love and keeping warm are two tandem themes in the Week Ahead.  Valentine’s Day sets the stage for romantic entertainment at a number of Island locations including the MV Film Center (The Met Live: L’Elisir d’Amore) and An Evening of True Romance at Pathways.  Meanwhile, Fat Tuesday turns up the heat with a […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, February 2 through Thursday, February 8, 2018

February 2, 2018

We greet February in the Week Ahead, bundled up to our eyeballs and hoping against hope that Punxsutawney Phil’s shadow is a no-show, bringing an early end to the freezer-like weather that we’ve endured for most of January. Of course none of this stops us from enjoying the Island’s down-time, gathering at Island watering holes […]

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