Dukes County Newswire

Dukes County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Dukes County, MA.

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  1. Island housing experts will examine landlord, tenant rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... Anne Mayhew, principal broker at Sandpiper Rentals, will join David Vigneault, executive director of the Dukes County Housing Authority; Matt Poole, Edgartown board of health agent; and Erik Hammarlund, a real estate attorney, at the Vineyard Haven ...

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  2. Neighbors cite density as top affordable apartment complex concernRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... housing project in Tisbury. "We're hoping again to really respond to a growing need," Mr. Jordi said. "The Dukes County Regional Housing Authority now has a waiting list of about 257 households, of which about 75 are Tisbury residents, and we want ...

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  3. Island housing experts will examine landlord, tenant rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... action. Anne Mayhew, principal broker at Sandpiper Realty, will join David Vigneault, executive director of the Dukes County Housing Authority; Matt Poole, Edgartown board of health agent; and Erik Hammarlund, a real estate attorney, at the Vineyard ...

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  4. Martha's Vineyard Vision Fellowship announces 2016 fellowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... of Keith Wilda. Among other accomplishments and recognitions, Zachary was selected as a representative of Dukes County on the Governor's Statewide Youth Council, where he is currently helping to create and pass a bill designed to foster more ...

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  5. Have faith: Eat, work, prayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 27 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... Grace Church at 508-693-0332 or email Island clergy gathered for lunch at Faith Community Church recently, and Dukes County manager Martina Thornton was there to thank them for their work with the Island's homeless. She also updated the group on the ...

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  6. SJC rules no right exists to access landlocked parcels in AquinnahRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 19 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... tation of the facts, Judge Spina wrote, "In September 1870, 17 Gay Head residents petitioned a probate judge in Dukes County to divide the common land

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  7. Nine MVC seats will be up for grabs this NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 13 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... be from any one town. In addition to nine elected members, the Island's boards of selectmen appoint six, the Dukes County Commission appoints one, and the governor appoints up to five, of whom four do not vote on DRIs or DCPCs. Correction: An ...

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  8. Oak Bluffs housing committee endorses rental developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 13 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... member Peter Bradford told The Times, referring to the waiting list for affordable housing maintained by the Dukes County Regional Housing Authority. "We know rentals are what we need to be focusing on." Mr. Bradford is one of several relatively new ...

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  9. Editorial: Time to make a differenceRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 13 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... told The Times, "It's something that can make an actual difference to the 370-plus families that are on the [Dukes County Regional Housing Authority] waiting list right now." The Oak Bluffs housing committee understands that significant action to ...

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  10. Op-Ed: We reap what we sowRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 6 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... but also proportionally those of other regional entities (UIRSD, MVRHS, Martha's Vineyard Refuse District, Dukes County, Martha's Vineyard Commission, Tri-Town Ambulance). The accounts for all of these entities are woefully underfunded. The Town of ...

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  11. Boston-based developer apologizes for Post Office fiascoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 6 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... relocation," he said. In a telephone conversation Wednesday with The Times, Mr. Hajjar said his contractor, Dukes County Builders - formerly called Cornerstone Construction - has managed several of his on-Island projects. "I hired a licensed and ...

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  12. The Trustees Announces that The FARM Institute on Martha's Vineyard Is Now a Trustees ReservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 5 | PRWeb

    ... Refuge, Menemsha Hills, Mytoi Gardens and The Brickyard. It also manages and operates Norton Point Beach for Dukes County. As an official new reservation of The Trustees, The FARM Institute will continue offering the same, dynamic year-round and ...

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  13. TTOR will manage Norton Point during negotiations with countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Chris Kennedy, The Trustees of Reservations Martha's Vineyard superintendent, said the nonprofit land trust would continue to manage county-owned Norton Point Beach even as its seeks to resolve contract differences with the the Dukes County Commission over a new county-mandated $15-an-hour minimum-wage requirement. The contract expires on Thursday, March 31. State and federally protected shorebirds are expected to begin arriving soon along the barrier beach.

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  14. Facing drug-trafficking charges on-Island, and arrested in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Earlier this month, a Dukes County grand jury indicted Jeffrey Sylvia, 27, of Oak Bluffs, on drug-trafficking charges in connection with his arrest last July for heroin possession and trafficking. On Monday, Mr. Sylvia is scheduled to be arraigned at the Dukes County Courthouse in Edgartown.

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  15. Vineyard, Falmouth candidates vow for Madden's seatRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | The Inquirer & Mirror

    Two more candidates have announced they will enter the race for state representative from the Barnstable, Dukes & Nantucket District, bringing the count to four hopefuls vying for outgoing state Rep. Timothy Madden's seat. Jacob Ferry, 24, of West Tisbury, announced Tuesday he would be running as an independent.

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  16. Nantucket healthiest county in MassachusettsRead the original story

    Mar 29, 2016 | The Inquirer & Mirror

    ... in the county, island living is healthy living. Nantucket ranks first in the state for health outcomes, with Dukes County second. Barnstable County is ranked sixth among the 14 counties in Massachusetts. The study of county health rankings across ...

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  17. H. Glenn Alberich Honored for Excellence in LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... Magna Cum Laude. He was recently inducted into Worldwide Branding and also maintains affiliation with the Dukes County Bar Association, the Massachusetts Bar Association and the First Amendment Lawyers Association. In 2014, he was honored as an AV ...

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  18. Editorial: Contented votersRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... and policy decisions. We report this week that the deadline to take out papers to run for the seven seats on Dukes County Commission is May 3. The county commissioners preside over a vestige of colonial government established in 1683, as part of the ...

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  19. Race for Dukes County sheriff begins to take shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    The race to replace Dukes County Sheriff Michael McCormack is beginning to shape up. Two men, both experienced jailers, have announced they are candidates, and a retired state trooper and former challenger is weighing his options.

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  20. Edgartown transfers stewardship of Carnegie building, FARM InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... The Times, selectmen also took a few moments on Monday to comment on negotiations between The Trustees and the Dukes County commissioners over management of county-owned Norton Point Beach. TTOR has managed the beach since 2006 under a contract with ...

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