Dukes County Newswire (Page 3)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Dukes County, MA. (Page 3)

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  1. Fisheries Council Orders Monitoring for HerringRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2012 | Vineyard Gazette Online

    ... of herring in state waters. "It has been troubling to me," said Warren Doty, president of the Martha's Vineyard Dukes County Fishermen Association. "No one is allowed to catch river herring. Yet, these big industrial fishing boats, working offshore, ...

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  2. Votes Are In; Three Decades of ExcellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | Vineyard Gazette Online

    ... building after that episode) and a recount in 1984, her first year on the job, during a contested race for the Dukes County Commission. There was a differential of 11 votes. "It was a little on the tense side," Ms. Mudge said. "I spent a lot of time ...

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  3. County Considers Purchasing Former VNA BuildingRead the original story

    May 13, 2014 | Vineyard Gazette Online

    Dukes County is looking to purchase the former home of the Vineyard Nursing Association to house the Martha's Vineyard Center for Living.

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  4. Lawsuits Fuel Airport, County TensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2014 | Vineyard Gazette Online

    Longstanding tensions between the Dukes County Commission and the Martha's Vineyard Airport Commission over who really runs the airport wound up in superior court this week, when airport commissioners filed a complaint against the very body that appoints them.

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  5. Airport, County battle lands in Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    For the second time in 10 years, the Martha's Vineyard Airport Commission has appealed to a Superior Court judge to prohibit the Dukes County Commission, the county treasurer, and the county manager from interfering with the airport commission's statutory authority to manage and run the Martha's Vineyard Airport.

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  6. Editorial: Build partnerships with buildersRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... Islanders, people with roots in the community, who now find themselves on the brink of seasonal homelessness. Dukes County Regional Housing Authority executive director David Vigneault said that for several years the slowdown in the housing market ...

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  7. Privately financed affordable housing project crosses the finish lineRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2014 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... se. I would have been more humble and transparent." Affordable housing nonprofits like IHT, Habitat MV, and the Dukes County Housing Authority can benefit from tax breaks, land donations and support from

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  8. Caught in the Vineyard shuffle with nowhere to call homeRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... same reason. Several housing advocates attended the meeting, including David Vigneault, executive director of Dukes County Regional Housing Authority, Ewell Hopkins, the former executive director of the now defunct Island Affordable Housing Fund and ...

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  9. As Economy Improves, Year-Round Rentals Grow More ScarceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 | Vineyard Gazette Online

    ... at the Oak Bluffs library on Saturday. There are 251 people on the waitlist for affordable housing at the Dukes County Regional Housing Authority. A list of displaced persons seeking housing that was posted on the MV Housing Rentals page had 28 ...

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  10. After Prom Party offers a destination for safe celebrationRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... group of parents and community members that serve on the committee organized the event with assistance from the Dukes County Youth Task Force, which also serves as their fiscal agent. "There have been a number of parents and Youth Task Force members ...

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  11. Legal Fight Ends on Bright Note With Four Affordable Houselots in ChilmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2014 | Vineyard Gazette Online

    ... people to lease the sites. Those interested should go to town hall, and will have to be qualified by the Dukes County Regional Housing Authority. Those at the meeting said there is already one interested party. Four plots of land off South Road, ...

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  12. By The Numbers: Top 3 Mortgage LendersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2014 | Banker & Tradesman

    Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank edged up to No. 1 from No. 2 in March in Dukes County.

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  13. County Commissioners want county manager on airport commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2014 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... state officials put in place to keep the county manager at arm's length in airport affairs. Provisions in the Dukes County charter and the Martha's Vineyard Airport grant assurances once again appear to be on a collision course. Dukes County ...

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  14. A recent aerial view of Norton Point beach looking west toward Katama.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2014 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    The Dukes County Commissioners approved substantial increases in non-resident and resident annual over-sand vehicle permits for Norton Point Beach at their meeting on April 23, but they postponed action on the cost of day passes pending a new proposal from The Trustees of the Reservations which manages Norton Point Beach under contract with Dukes ... (more)

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  15. Editorial: Dukes County, once again, intrudes on airport affairsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2014 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    For the umpteenth time in recent history, the Dukes County commissioners have demonstrated their latent but persistent determination to get their mitts on county airport management.

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  16. Tisbury annual takes up $23 million budget, $1.3 million overrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2014 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... town's share of the regional high school's budget. That amount does not include expenses such as school debt, Dukes County retirement, health insurance costs for teachers, and the Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School, which cost Tisbury $575,000 ...

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  17. Oak Bluffs selectmen approve July 12 music and arts festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2014 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... Mr. daRosa, former entertainment director at Dreamland and Flatbread and a musician with Vineyard-based Dukes County Love Affair, said he had organized two successful outdoor events in Chilmark last summer and he would be working in conjunction with ...

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  18. CD Shorts: Dukes County Love AffairRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | Valley Advocate

    High Sky Phil DaRosa used to play with Valley band Bathtub Mary. These days, he's back where he grew up, on Martha's Vineyard, making music with his band Dukes County Love Affair.

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  19. Second CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2014 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... hard-working counties when you're sitting at the top of your own stack. You've probably guessed by now, we - Dukes County - didn't win. We have, in bookies' parlance, "placed." Number two of fourteen. 'Twas not always such. According to RWJF's ...

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  20. MVC approves Edgartown lofts projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2014 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... Ms. Sibley said. Unlike the first hearing, few people spoke in opposition. Dan Seidman, representing the Dukes County Regional Housing Association, said there is a need for affordable housing on the Island. "It would be really nice if the person who ...

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