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Tribe to Move Forward with Gaming Plans

January 12, 2018

Martha’s Vineyard – Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to hear the Wampanoag casino case, tribal leaders are preparing to move ahead with plans to build a bingo hall on the Island. In a two-word order, “certiorari denied,” the Supreme Court removed the last legal hurdle for the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) to […]

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SSA Website Back in Service

January 12, 2018

Martha’s Vineyard – After being down for most of the opening day for securing summer car reservations, The Steamship Authority website was back up and running Thursday evening. The website was operating normally at about 5 pm Thursday, according to SSA general manager Bob Davis. To view the full story in the Vineyard Gazette click here> […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, January 12 through Thursday, January 18, 2018

January 12, 2018

Last week’s insanely cold weather has finally – but not soon enough for some – mellowed.  That said, with temps hovering in the 20s and 30s, it’s decidedly still winter here on Martha’s Vineyard, with indoor activities and community events dominating the Week Ahead.  As happens every year, we are now down to two movie […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, January 5 through Thursday, January 11, 2018

January 5, 2018

With continuing record breaking cold temperatures, the early days of the new year find us sticking close to home and, though some snow remains, all but the heartiest are avoiding staying out doors for long. As for those wintertime staples, building snowmen and snowball battles, the snow, seemingly freeze dried, refuses to cooperate.  With cabin […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, December 29 ’17 through Thursday, January 4 ’18

December 29, 2017

Though Island typically takes a breather during this interim week between the winter holidays,  the bone chilling temperatures promised for the early days of 2018 only encourages our inclination to hunker down and hibernate. Of course, this caveat doesn’t include New Year’s Eve which is being celebrated, as it is every year, with all stops […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, December 22 through Thursday, December 28, 2017

December 22, 2017

Happy Day 1 of the winter season! By the time this Week Ahead winds down, the first half of winter holiday celebrations will be behind us and we’ll be days away from a brand new year.  Though there is plenty of bustle on the Vineyard, events have not taken a back seat to last minute […]

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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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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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