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  1. Movies return to historic Vineyard theatersRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    Two century-old movie theaters on Martha's Vineyard will be back in business this summer, with the first one re-opening Saturday with "Pitch Perfect 2" and the Ethan Hawke movie “Good Kill.” The Martha's Vineyard Film Society is taking over management of the Capawock on Main Street, Vineyard Haven, which closed in 2012, and the Strand on Oak Bluffs Avenue, Oak Bluffs, which closed in 2011. Both single-screen theaters started out showing silent movies, and are now being revived through the efforts of Mark Snider and the Martha's Vineyard Theatre Foundation he created for that purpose, according to a press release.

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  2. The Genesis Foundation Prepares for Their Final Annual John Havlicek Celebrity Fishing TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... The weekend will conclude with an awards ceremony, a live and silent auction, and a farewell dinner at Lola's in Oak Bluffs. The Genesis Foundation was founded in 1982 by Dr. Murray Feingold. The foundation provides funding for the diagnosis and ...

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  3. Bowling in Oak Bluffs, withviews of AquinnahRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... and brief lull before the true beginning of summer on Martha's Vineyard, now may be the ideal time to visit Oak Bluffs' newest enterprise, the Barn Bowl and Bistro. Owners Sam Dunn and Bob Sawyer celebrated the establishment's grand opening this ...

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  4. The Capawock Theater reopens this weekend; the Strand is close behindRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    This weekend marks the reopening of the historic Capawock Theater in Vineyard Haven, which first opened in 1913 and has been shuttered the past several years. The Capawock will begin showing movies on Saturday, May 30, with a 6:30 pm showing of the highly acclaimed musical comedy Pitch Perfect 2. The Strand in Oak Bluffs will be open to the public for movies on June 20. Both Vineyard film institutions are now being reopened thanks to the vision and leadership of Mark Snider and the foundation he created for this purpose, the Martha's Vineyard Theatre Foundation.

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  5. Editorial: Moving lighthousesRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... the cliffs, and presents a hazard at the west entrance to Vineyard Sound. Henry Franklin Norton (1888-1961) of Oak Bluffs, a teacher and historian, tells us, "The first tower was 40 feet high; the lantern was reached by a series of ladders. There ...

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  6. Oak Bluffs selectmen chooseRose Cogliano to head Councilon AgingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    At the Tuesday Oak Bluffs selectmen's meeting, Mike Marsch of BlueWave Capital explained details of the planned solar array for the Oak Bluffs Water District. - Photo by Monica Busch A long period of uncertainty at the Oak Bluffs Council on Aging came to an end Tuesday night when Oak Bluffs selectmen voted 3 to 1 to hire acting director Rose Cogliano to fill the newly formed COA administrator position.

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  7. New blood rejuvenates the WesleyHotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... Hotel for sale, I knew it was a great opportunity," he said. "This is a perfect location. It's the gateway to Oak Bluffs. You can come here and never have to bring your car." The Wesley Hotel is the last of the grand Victorian hotels in Oak Bluffs. ...

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  8. Island businesses grapple with unprecedented labor shortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... a three-season destination." "This is by far the worst year ever," John Tiernan, manager of the Dockside Inn in Oak Bluffs, said. "Everyone I talk to is having a hard time finding help." "I turned down eight projects yesterday. I could keep eight ...

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  9. Back in the Day: The Smith family and the unfortunate Donner partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... Marguerite Gertrude Simpson Smith. When Marguerite met Stanley Smith, she was teaching fifth grade in the town of Oak Bluffs, where she was born. Stanley Marcus was born in Vineyard Haven where his father, Marcus Morton Smith, ran the waterworks. ...

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  10. Eleanore Jane (Schmidt) RodegastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... by her four children, Lisa (Rodegast) and Bill Elliott of Fairhaven, Eric Rodegast and Lindsay Tossberg of Oak Bluffs, Peter Rodegast and Nancy Cole of West Tisbury, and Susan (Rodegast) and Mark Gelotte of Hatfield. She is also survived by 10 ...

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  11. Inside Martha's Vineyard: What the HGTV Dream Home GiveawayA 2015 Winner and You Will LoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mortgage News

    ... their patio. If you only get one beverage while on the island, make it a Dirty Banana from this popular spot in Oak Bluffs. Check out my Vine video of Dirty Bananas being made! Bound to be your go-to spot for a coffee date or a daily bagel run, ...

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  12. Culture Flash blog: Movies return to historic Vineyard theatersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Cape Cod Times

    ... is taking over management of the Capawock on Main Street, Vineyard Haven, which closed in 2012, and the Strand on Oak Bluffs Avenue, Oak Bluffs, which closed in 2011. Both single-screen theaters started out showing silent movies, and are now being ...

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  13. Daniel L. MayhewRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... gartown, MA 02539. Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. Visit ccgfuneralhome.com for online guest book and information.

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  14. More than 600 runners racedin Oak Bluffs 5K on a gorgeous...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    On a sunny, windy Sunday morning, more than 600 runners converged on Oak Bluffs for the 26th annual Oak Bluffs Memorial Day 5K Road Race. Somerville's Samuel Jurek was the fastest, He finished the course with a time of 16:57, maintaining an impressive mile pace of 5:28.

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  15. Softball team drop game to Dennis-Yarmouth 11-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School softball team lost 11-2 to Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School on Monday, in a game that was remarkable from several perspectives. The Vineyarders have done a lot of character building in a 4-15 season, which will end Friday with a 3:15 pm home game against Bourne High School at Vineyard Baseball Park in Oak Bluffs.

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  16. Little Bridge sand will be used to replenish Oak Bluffs beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    On Monday, Oak Bluffs town administrator Robert Whritenour hosted a meeting of town officials, dredge contractors, and members of the Oak Bluffs beach committee, to discuss plans for the sand and gravel that will be dredged from Little Bridge channel, starting on June 1. "It's a different approach to this kind of meeting," Mr. Whritenour said. "We're lucky to have local residents that want to be so involved with the process.

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  17. Open Houses On-Island Memorial Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... a bottle of Prosecco and spring flower arrangement! Coldwell Banker Landmarks Real Estate 10 Ploughshare Drive, Oak Bluffs MA - 1 to 3 PM 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, Updated Kitchen, Fireplace, AssociationTennis & Salt Water Access $595,000 ...

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  18. Uber revs up for summer onMartha's VineyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... what impact the law may have, if any, on the town's authority to regulate TNCs locally." At a meeting of the Oak Bluffs selectmen on April 28, police Chief Erik Blake said that state law cannot be superseded by local bylaws. "I can enforce ...

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  19. Sheila Rhea Gins, 63, Formerly Of KatonahRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The North Salem Daily Voice

    ... to attend Skidmore College, graduating in 1974. Gins is survived by her ex-husband, Roger, their son Erik of Oak Bluffs, Mass.; brother Dickinson Cowan, two sisters, Sanda Belcher and Jennifer Helme, all of England, and her sister and ...

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  20. How hard could it be to keeptourists from bumping intolampposts?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... it turn me into an old grump in the Mammy Yokum style? To find out, I signed myself up for a stint inside the Oak Bluffs Visitors' Booth at the base of Circuit Avenue, surrounded by all that cool stuff: Gio's, the Flying Horses, the town thataway, ...

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