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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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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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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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