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14 hrs ago | The Martha's Vineyard Times

The 153rd Ag Fair was just perfect

After months of planning, weeks of hands-on preparations, and four bright, busy days jam-packed with rides, animals, food, competitions, friends, and just plain fun, the 153rd annual Agricultural Fair is history.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Editorial: Deja vu all over again

If you are a Dukes County taxpayer you might ask yourself this question: what has the county done for me lately? If you answered not a thing, you are partially incorrect.

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Related Topix: Opinion

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Historical Perspective: The first president to put Martha's Vineyard on the map

Four generations at the Bishop Haven House, Clinton Ave., Oak Bluffs: Aven Porrini ; Aven's great grandmother, Barb Horlocker and her friend Sue Keyser ; standing back: neighbor Justin Rogers; Jackie Kaser ; her daughter Karley Kaser ; neighbor Paige O'Flaherty.

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Related Topix: Oak Bluffs, MA, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Opinion

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Superior Court judge says county is unlikely to prevail in airport suit

Dukes County Superior Court Associate Justice Richard J. Chin handed the Martha's Vineyard Airport Commission a victory in its legal battle with the Dukes County Commission over control of the county-owned Martha's Vineyard Airport and its operations.

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Related Topix: Cambridge, MA, Sandwich, MA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Editorial: The other side of the postcard

On Saturday, Martha's Vineyard will welcome President Barack Obama and his family back to the Island for what has become, save for one election year during his presidency, an annual summer vacation ritual.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Oak Bluffs, MA, Chilmark, MA, Vineyard Haven, MA, Opinion

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Inquirer & Mirror

Island an entrance for immigrants' American dream

Nantucket is becoming an established immigrant entry port where "beaten paths" are formed by immigrants who come to the island for a season, move here permanently to create a better life for their families, and then tell their friends about it, said demographer Peter Morrison, who specializes in analyzing demographics for tracking socioeconomic ... (more)

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Related Topix: Nantucket, MA, Norfolk, MA

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Martha's Vineyard Times

Airport commission, county commission clash in court

Attorneys for the Martha's Vineyard Airport Commission and the Dukes County Commission presented oral arguments in Dukes County Superior Court Tuesday in connection with the latest lawsuit sparked by a long-running dispute over control of the county-owned Martha's Vineyard Airport and its operations.

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Related Topix: Cambridge, MA

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