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SSA diverts some ferries Monday »

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:23:42 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have been diverted to Vineyard Haven. M/V NANTUCKET from Woods Hole 9:30AM M/V NANTUCKET to Woods Hole 10:45AM For more information, please call 508.548.3788 or 508.693.0367 The post SSA diverts some ferries Monday appeared first on The Martha's Vineyard... ...

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Firefighters respond to Oak Bluffs brush fire »

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 07:42:29 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

Firefighters from Oak Bluffs and Tisbury are fighting a brush fire near the Oak Bluffs Cemetery this morning. The extent of the fire is unknown, though West Tisbury firefighters are also sending a brush breaker to the scene. This comes as Dukes County is under an elevated threat of fire. “The prolonged dry weather... ...

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Island Police Set to Begin Begin Diversity Training This Fall »

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 06:44:39 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Aaron WilsonDiversity training for Martha’s Vineyard police is on deck for later this fall, as a joint project with Island police chiefs and the Martha’s Vineyard Diversity Coalition gets under way, aided by a $17,000 grant from Permanent Endowment of Martha’s Vineyard.

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Can’t support parallel parking plan »

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 06:04:20 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

To the Editor: I wanted to comment about the new “street design” for Oak Bluffs. My concerns are: Will spaces be large enough to comfortably park large pickup trucks, like mine? And, with limited spaces, people will fight for a space. Everyone knows, to properly parallel park, you have to go past the stop... ...

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Ceremony of Remembrance for Children Marked by Quiet Observances This Year »

Sun, 20 Sep 2020 07:01:14 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Maia ColemanStreams of visitors bearing white carnations made their way to the Edgartown Lighthouse Saturday morning for the annual ceremony.

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Rally at courthouse stands against mass incarceration »

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 21:08:04 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

Dozens of activists stood out front of the courthouse Saturday evening to speak out against racial injustice, particularly in relation to the mass incarceration of minorities in America. Elaine Weintraub, historian and co-founder of the Martha’s Vineyard African American Heritage Trail, first took a moment to reflect... ...

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Children’s memorial offers families hope »

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 18:54:44 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

The pandemic has reminded us of the importance of coming together with and for those we love. A partly in-person, partly virtual day of remembrance ensured families could commune and remember their lost children during these already difficult times. On Saturday, the Martha’s Vineyard Museum held the 19th annual... ...

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Housing Trust Cuts Ribbon on Rehabbed Perlman House »

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 06:50:58 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

Aaron WilsonThe nonprofit Island Housing Trust cut the ribbon Thursday on its latest project: seven affordable apartments at the Perlman House, a 100-year-old former inn on State Road in Vineyard Haven.

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Yard Sale Returns to Chilmark Chocolates »

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 21:49:16 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Gazette

A second Vineyard Independence Partnership yard sale is coming up on the grounds of the former Chilmark Chocolates.

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died »

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 21:15:49 -0400 | via Martha's Vineyard Times

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday from complications of metastatic pancreas cancer, according to published reports. Ginsburg was 87. Reports of her death prompted immediate reaction. On Twitter, state Rep. Dylan Fernandes, D-Falmouth, wrote: “No no no no no no no.” U.S. Rep. William Keating,... ...

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