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  1. Oak Bluffs selectmen asked to act on mopedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    The agenda at Tuesday night's Oak Bluffs selectmen's meeting listed a "Discussion of King's Rentals layout on Circuit Avenue Extension." On the face of it, the discussion was in response to a complaint that King's Rentals, a moped and bicycle rental business, was in violation of a town zoning bylaw that prohibits private businesses from using town-owned land.

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  2. Up-Island school district project costs raise tension and voicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    A meeting of the Up-Island Regional School District committee that included a discussion of 11 capital projects with an estimated total price tag of $998,401 generated considerable tension Monday night. At one point, committee chairman Michael Marcus of West Tisbury was forced to call a timeout when a heated exchange between committee member Robert Lionette of Chilmark and school business administrator Amy Tierney erupted into an argument that ended with a flurry of tossed papers and screaming.

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  3. How hard could it be to judge pets at the fair?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Putting aside all the usual categories of Vineyarders - the wash-ashores and the underwashed, the nouveau one-percenters and the gentry whose family names overrun our ancient graveyards, there are also the crazy dreamers who've been coming here since the Sixties and reinventing paradise. If you're one of them, you knew the Vineyard Players - or you a Vineyard Player - who put on "Barefoot in the Park" in the old Oak Bluffs School gym.

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  4. A recap of President Obamaa s Marthaa s Vineyard summer vacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    The President and First Lady, and their daughters Sasha and Malia, departed Martha's Vineyard Sunday at 6:24 pm. The day brought to a close President Obama's last Island vacation as a sitting president.

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  5. David Crohan will perform at Chilmark Community CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Beloved Island pianist David Crohan will perform at the Chilmark Community Center on Sunday, Aug. 21. Doors open at 7 pm, and the concert will start at 7:30. Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 at the door, and $75 for VIP seats, which will get you right up front, and features a reception with wine.

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  6. Service for Mary Louise Koch postponedRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    A memorial service for Mary Louise Koch, who died on July 22 at the age of 74, that was scheduled for 4 pm, Saturday, August 20, in Chilmark is postponed. A future date will be announced.

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  7. Strong winds send boats, rescuers flying off Menemsha HarborRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    A crew from Coast Guard Station Menemsha aboard a 47-foot motor lifeboat scrambled unsuccessfully to keep a sailboat from sinking in rough seas outside Menemsha harbor after it was ran up on the Lobsterville jetty in high winds Wednesday. - Bret Stearns Strong west winds Wednesday morning, gusting up to 40 knots, spelled trouble for two sailboats that began dragging their anchors outside Menemsha Harbor.

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  8. Statewide drought doesn't wilt Martha's Vineyard farmersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Last week, the Massachusetts Drought Management Task Force recommended that Cape Cod and the Islands be moved from the "normal" category to a "drought advisory." The declaration meant 91.78 percent of the state is now under some kind of drought designation.

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  9. Making bread at the Farmers' MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Doug Reid and Linda Hughes man the Beth's Bakery table at the Farmers Market. -File photo by Ralph Stewart Have you ever thought to yourself: I could set up a booth at the Farmers Market and hang out and make some easy money? Well, you first might want to talk to Doug Reid and Beth Kramer, a husband and wife team that runs Beth's Bakery - they've been a fixture at the West Tisbury Farmers' Market for about 15 years.

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  10. Fiddlehead Farm in West Tisbury will close its doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Robert Skydell of Chilmark, owner of Fiddlehead Farm in West Tisbury, said he will close the doors permanently after Labor Day. Kristen Kinser and her daughter, Kendra Mills, terminated his lease and plan to open their own family farm next summer.

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  11. Abstract exhibit comes to ArtSpace StudioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    West Tisbury's ArtSpace Studio opened its abstract show last weekend with work by Margaret Emerson, Blanche Somer, and Ed Schulman. Ms. Emerson has nine paintings on display; Ms.

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  12. Runners swelter through Chilmark Road RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    First-place runner Corey Kunz of Hoboken, NJ starts the final hill on Middle Road well ahead of the competition. - Sam Moore Runners tackled the sweltering heat of August and the rolling hills of Chilmark's Middle Road on Saturday in the annual Chilmark 5K Road Race.

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  13. Obama Beat, 2016: A walk with Malia, then golf at Mink Meadows on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    "The President and Malia Obama are going for a short walk on a trail near their residence," the White House announced. "The three miles of trails allow walkers to experience multiple mini-environments, including wetlands; woodland groves leading to a hilltop; open, wind-blasted coastal plain; and a rocky ocean edge," according to TTOR.

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  14. It can be doneRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 10 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    The recent terrible moped accident demonstrates the hazards of these machines with their often inexperienced riders sharing our heavily traveled summertime roads. It is, however, encouraging to learn that their numbers are decreasing.

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  15. Abutters group appeals Squibnocket Project approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 10 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    The time consuming and challenging road to reach agreement on a plan to preserve Squibnocket Beach and provide access to a private subdivision has taken a sharp turn. In a notice filed June 13 and made public last week by the Chilmark selectmen, a group of Chilmark residents asked the state Department of Environmental Protection to overrule the Chilmark conservation commission and issue a superseding order of conditions.

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  16. In its third year, Islanders Write came of age on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    More than 600 devotees of the writing craft packed into the Grange Hall on Monday for a set of fast-paced forums packed with tips on how to write better and how to get published across a variety of media forms at the third annual Islanders Write conference. Islanders Write , sponsored by Arts&Ideas magazine and by the MV Times, has become a don't-miss event for Island residents and visitors.

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  17. Slideshow: Impossible Dream steers a course for adaptive sailingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Florida-based artist-in-residence David McCauley aboard the Impossible Dream catamaran, seen from the wheelchair-accessible cabins belowdecks. - Sam Moore Artist-in-residence David McCauley takes the elevator belowdecks, next to a fully accessible kitchen in the cockpit of the catamaran.

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  18. Chilmark: Get your chocolates nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Did you make it to The Moth last Wednesday to hear Menemsha fisherman Dan Larsen and summer resident film director Doug Liman speak? If not, I'll let you know if their stories become available online. In the meantime, you can read about the evening here at This week's Flanders Field softball players enjoyed a beautiful Sunday morning with 30 folks warming up by 7:40 am.

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  19. Robert R. KileyRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 9 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Robert R. Kiley died on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at his home in Chilmark. He was 80. Robert was the husband of Rona L. Kiley.

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  20. The Obama Beat, 2016: Vacation begins with golf and dinner out with friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    In this 2014 file photo, the presidential motorcade heads back up-Island to Chilmark carrying Barack Obama following a round of golf at the Farm Neck Golf Club. - MV Times It will come as no surprise to Obama vacation watchers that on his first full day on Martha's Vineyard President Barack Obama hit the links.

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