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Solar Energy to Power MVTA

August 18, 2017

Martha’s Vineyard – The Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority making good on plans unveiled earlier this year to go electric, with an order placed for four battery all-electric buses. As part of the initiative, the VTA will install solar canopies and panels for an energy storage system to charge the buses with renewable energy. The buses […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, August 18 through Thursday, August 24, 2017

August 18, 2017

A blue-ribbon worthy Week Ahead starts off on Friday, August 18 with a bang at the Oak Bluffs Annual Fireworks display and the second day of fun at the Agricultural Fair.  The Fair continues through Sunday, August 20, after which we head into a week of exciting events including farm visits, dance and music concerts, […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, August 11 through Thursday, August 17, 2017

August 11, 2017

Summer fun heats up as we head into mid-August.  Performances and exhibits expressed through all the arts, nature adventures and presentations on just about everything under the sun make for diverting days and lively nights  As we wind up the Week Ahead, get ready for three of the most anticipated events of the summer season.  […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, August 4 through Thursday, August 10, 2017

August 4, 2017

Tours of all sorts mark the Week Ahead, buttressed of course by explorations of other sorts through books, workshops and gallery openings.  It’s August on Martha’s Vineyard and the sheer number of events and activities available to visitors and Islanders alike is almost mind-numbing.  What follows is truly just the tip of the sno-cone.  Think […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, July 28 through Thursday, August 3. 2017

July 28, 2017

July winds up and August unfurls in the Week Ahead.  A peek at the weather forecast foretells moderate temperatures will be with us at least for a while – which means it’s the perfect weather for just about any activity! Start the weekend with a trip to the West Tisbury Library’s annual book sale to […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, July 21 through Thursday, July 27, 2017

July 21, 2017

Delicious things to eat, hear, applaud and experience all in the Week Ahead! July continues on its sunny way with events, day and night. Take music for instance:  in addition to those events mentioned below, enjoy sounds that  run the gamut from The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber Music Society’s Summer Concert series, to the weekly Community […]

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

July 14, 2017

Festivals, fairs, celebrations and more crowd the Week Ahead.   Start out the weekend at the Midsummer Art Fair.  If you don’t quite make it off the beach or out of the hammock on opening day, you have until Monday to browse and buy local art in a variety of media. Check out Island history […]

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

July 7, 2017

Welcome to the Week Ahead!  Ferries are full and sidewalks overflow with folks here for a day, a week or the season.  Events are being added daily to a calendar already overflowing with all manner of entertainments and activities.  Those who check out The Week Ahead with some regularity will notice that most of this […]

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