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Mill Brook Under Threat; Public Forum Scheduled

Mill Brook Under Threat; Public Forum Scheduled

June 22, 2018

Martha’s Vineyard – Following the completion of a year-long study, it has been determined that high water temperatures, water diversion and inflated levels of nitrogen and phosphorus all threaten the vast Mill Brook river system and some of its most vulnerable species. Scientists with the environmental consulting firm ESS Group and Vineyard wildlife research organization […]

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Musical Mondays at Featherstone Cancelled

June 22, 2018

Martha’s Vineyard – Musical Mondays, the summer concert series held at Featherstone Center for the Arts for over 20 years, has been cancelled this summer due to lack of parking  for the vehicles that typically brought some 400 people to the popular weekly event. To read the complete article in the Vineyard Gazette, click here> […]

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Seattle Company Awarded SSA Consultancy Contract

June 22, 2018

Martha’s Vineyard – HMS Consulting and Technical Engineers, a Seattle, Washington marine consulting company has been awarded  the contract to to undertake a comprehensive review of Steamship Authority operations, pending contract negotiations. Eight companies had responded to a request for proposals following an agreement by the SSA board of governors to seek an independent review […]

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Tashmoo Faces Navigational Issues

June 15, 2018

Martha’s Vineyard – An accumulation of sand, silt and neglected paperwork have rendered the entrance to Lake Tashmoo impassable at times, Tisbury selectmen learned this week. Due to permitting issues, the channel was not dredged during the off season, turning the entryway to the pristine saltwater lake into a tricky and potential trouble spot for […]

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Environmental Conference Explores Coastal Impacts

June 15, 2018

Martha’s Vineyard – More than 100 scientists, environmental representatives, town officials and interested residents attended the third Martha’s Vineyard Coastal Conference held last week at the Edgartown’s Harbor View Hotel. The daylong conference concentrated its attention on sea level rise, coastal erosion and increased storm frequency which keynote speaker Jeff Donnelly, a senior scientist at […]

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MV Horse Council Acquires New Name, Mission

June 15, 2018

Martha’s Vineyard – Next month the Martha’s Vineyard Community Horse Center will change its name to Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center having recently merged with Rising Tide, a long-established Island therapeutic equestrian center. The new name reflects a broader mission and vision for Misty Meadows. To view the full story in the Vineyard Gazette click here> […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, June 15 through Thursday, June 21, 2018

June 15, 2018

In what seems like the time it takes to flip a switch, the Island and all those aboard find themselves in the midst of Summer.  The weather has warmed to a suitable seasonal temperature and the calendar, weekend and otherwise, is just crammed with events to fill the time between the hard work of vacationing […]

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Island Time: Because the Night Belongs to Us

June 13, 2018

There are only so many June nights, so why not enjoy them—with music, dance, film, a show, a baseball game, or just a stroll down Circuit Ave. With the long days carrying the light deep into the evening hours, you’ve still got time after supper to jump in the car and watch the sunset in […]

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See You at the WT Farmers’ Market!

June 8, 2018

Martha’s Vineyard – As of Saturday, June 9 the West Tisbury Farmers’ Market will open for the summer season at Grange Hall in West Tisbury. The market runs from 9 am to noon each Saturday during the season, adding Wednesdays beginning on June 27. To view the full story in the Vineyard Gazette click here>   […]

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Hospital to Welcome Primary Care Doctors

June 8, 2018

Martha’s Vineyard – Three new primary care doctors, a pediatrician and two family practitioners, will soon be added to staff at The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Dr. Steven Feder, a board-certified pediatrician who has been practicing at Lincoln Medical Partners in Damariscotta, Maine, plans to move to the Island in late September with his family. Dr. […]

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