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Tisbury Time Capsule to be Opened After Half Century Slumber

April 20, 2017

Martha’s Vineyard – On Saturday, April 29th beginning at 4pm, former students and the public are invited to witness the  Opening Ceremony for the Time Capsule placed in the wall of the Vineyard Haven Public Library in January of 1967 by Tisbury School sixth grade students taught by Dorothy R. Howell.  The intention was to […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, April 14 through Thursday, April 20, 2017

April 14, 2017

The celebration of Passover ends and that of Easter begins in the week ahead.  With the arrival of spring-like weather over the past week, Martha’s Vineyard seems to be well on its way to enjoy the first 3-day weekend April 15-17 which includes Patriot’s Day at its close.  There is so much going on over […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, April 7 through Thursday, April 13, 2017

April 7, 2017

As April moves toward mid-month and the Easter / Patriot’s Day holidays, weekdays still retain their quiet, off-season ambiance.  But increasingly weekends pick up the pace with a variety of events that foreshadow summer’s abundance.  Most notable are the number of restaurants already exchanging ‘see you next season’ signage for ‘open’ signs and open doors.  […]

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Wildlife Monitoring Opportunities at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary

March 31, 2017

Martha’s Vineyard -Felix Neck begins its  Citizen Science season with wildlife monitoring projects include surveying odonates (dragonflies and damselflies), salamanders, breeding birds, coastal waterbirds, osprey, and horseshoe crabs and  training sessions will help volunteers gain the skills needed to participate in these wildlife initiatives. Horseshoe Crab Spawning Surveys: Gather data on and help protect this […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, March 31 – Thursday, April 6, 2017

March 31, 2017

Like the proverbial calm before the storm, the first week of April offers a variety of community-based activities.  That said, the weekend has a fun lineup of event to propel us into the new month. Slip into a summer sensibility with the the MV Film Society’s birthday party for Jimmy Cliff and the movie, Marley.  […]

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MVCC One Stop Job Shop & Housing Lists Are Now Live

March 30, 2017

Martha’s Vineyard – The One Stop Job Shop and Seasonal Worker’s Housing List, offered annually by the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce, are now viewable on the organization’s website www.mvy.com. Island businesses are encouraged to post available jobs and/or housing on these highly visited pages which are offered as a  free service to the Island’s […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, March 24 through Thursday, March 30, 2017

March 24, 2017

Welcome to the Week Ahead.  Though the Island, along with much of New England still is shivering its way through the early days of spring, the unmistakable signs of the approaching season are all around us.  Towns buzz with painters, shinglers and the attendant sounds of hammers and saws; restaurants are busy posting opening dates […]

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

March 17, 2017

The 17th Annual Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival which began on Thursday, March 16th continues for 3 more days, kicking off the Week Ahead along with a host of other exciting events including the MV Public Charter School’s 2nd Annual Spring Fling  & Auction  and Winter Tree ID for Beginners up at the Polly Hill Arboretum.  […]

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