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The Boathouse Donates $15,000 to MV Boys & Girls Club

February 2, 2016

Boathouse Clubhouse manager, Lancelot Webb, recently delivered a gift of $15,000 from the Boathouse Foundation to the MV Boys & Girls Club. The annual contribution supports the Club’s summer program, “Summer Club,” by providing subsidized tuition rates to children who participate in the free and reduced school lunch program during the school year. The Boathouse […]

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Plastic Bag Reduction Bylaw Explored

February 1, 2016

Martha’s Vineyard – The Vineyard Conservation Society has launched an initiative to introduce a ban on single-use plastic bags. Voter input will be solicited at this spring’s round of town meetings with the aim of introducing less plastic into our waste stream and reducing land and marine pollution. The schedule of meeting dates is as […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, January 29 through Thursday, February 4, 2016

January 29, 2016

We wind up the month of January and embark on February in the Week Ahead with a lineup of events ranging from the annual excitement of the Big Chili Contest Fundraiser to more domestic pursuits including a Seed Swap reminding us that warmer days will not be long in arriving. Enjoy the Week Ahead! Friday, […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, January 22 through Thursday, January 28, 2016

January 22, 2016

Snow and windstorms are expected to start off this final full week of January. If you are planning to attend Felix Neck’s Big Moon Owl Prowl, best check to make sure that the weather has not intervened. Many of the weeks’ other key events are indoors and  weather-proof. However, cancellations could occur so save yourself […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, January 15 through Thursday, January 21, 2016

January 15, 2016

The Week Ahead arrives on Martha’s Vineyard in the wake of Thursday’s small snow squall and long-overdue winter weather. As temperatures drop, a super line-up of new interests to explore and entertainment by some of the Island’s most compelling artists, entertainers and film makers, help to stave off incipient cabin fever. Keep warm and enjoy […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, January 8 through Thursday, January 14, 2016

January 8, 2016

What did you resolve for 2016? Do you want to get in shape, learn something new, explore a new craft of just be out and about more during these winter weeks. Whatever your aim, check out the activities and events on offer and be amazed at the many fun options available to you, this and […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, January 1 through Thursday, January 7, 2016

January 1, 2016

Happy New Year one and all! Movies, stories and crafts ease us into the first week of 2016, providing a happy respite from the holiday whirlwind. Kids head back to school as we all slip back into our comfortable routines, warming us like a favorite and familiar sweater. Lots of opportunities to learn something new […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, December 25 through Thursday, December 31, 2015

December 25, 2015

The Island takes a deep breath in the Week Ahead, recouping from holiday shopping, hospitality, excitement and travel. Life doesn’t really get back on track until after the holiday weekend and then only briefly before we once again stop to celebrate…this time to welcome a New Year! We hope you are able to take the […]

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