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  1. Betty RobichauRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... ion of this paper. Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. Visit www.ccgfuneralhome.com for online guest book and information.

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  2. Big Chili Fest heats up a cold rainy dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Today marks the 29th annual Big Chili Contest, better known as Chilifest, at the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs. For almost three decades the popular 21-plus festival, hosted by MVY Radio, has spiced up the winter with a good time while bringing in thousands for the Red Stocking Fund which provides food, clothing, and toys to Island children during the holiday season.

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  3. Obituary: Albert E. Sylvia, Former Publisher of the North Reading TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Patch.com

    Albert E. Sylvia, retired owner and publisher of the North Reading Transcript, died peacfully at the age of 91, on Friday, Jan. 23 at Woodbriar of Wilmington. Born at home in Oak Bluffs on January 29, 1923 to Albert E. Sylvia, Sr. and Celia Sylvia, he graduated in 1940 from the Oak Bluffs School, High School Division.

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  4. Two men facing assault charges after dispute over $18Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Cape Cod Times

    ... battery and assault and battery to collect a loan, according to police Sgt. Michael Riley. Scott Warren, 44, of Oak Bluffs, was taken to the hospital with his injuries and will be summonsed to court on a charge of assault by means of a dangerous ...

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  5. Vineyard boys over come flu, Somerset Berkley, for Friday night winRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Tim Roberts battles in the paint with Somerset Berkley's Austin Rodrigues and Logan Smith. - Photos by Ralph Stewart The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys varsity basketball team overcame both the flu and a chippy Somerset Berkley Regional High School squad to win going away by a score of 53-38 Friday night at the Sancy Pachico Gym in Oak Bluffs.

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  6. Martha's Vineyard residents targeted in debit card skim scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... targeted a Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank ATM machine at a bank branch office at the foot of Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs to gain account information from people who used that ATM. Card holders at MVSB, Edgartown National Bank, Sovereign Bank and ...

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  7. Martha Vineyard district chooses next superintendentRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | District Administration

    The all-Island school committee voted unanimously Wednesday night to name assistant superintendent Matthew D'Andrea as the next superintendent of Martha's Vineyard Public Schools. The decision came after a 45-minute discussion that saw support for both Mr. D'Andrea and Oak Bluffs principal Richard Smith to be named to the top post, with the committee divided 8-5.

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  8. Winter feasting togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... do is show up. Two are held in Edgartown, two in Vineyard Haven, one in Chilmark, one in West Tisbury, and one in Oak Bluffs. All satisfy the hunger that rumbles the belly and the yearning for socializing in the quiet months of winter. The suppers ...

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  9. SSA members reject call forrate-hike rollback, cite ongoingcostsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Todd Rebello, an Oak Bluffs businessman and former selectmen, makes his case to audience members for repeal of recent Steamship Authority rate hikes. - Photo by Steve Myrick The Steamship Authority met Tuesday, and took no action in response to an online petition signed by nearly 3,000 people that called on the boatline members to rescind or suspend rate hikes for passenger tickets, Islander excursion rates, and mainland parking that went into effect Jan. 1. About 10 people traveled from the Vineyard to attend the authority's regular monthly meeting in Woods Hole and make the case for rollbacks in the face of falling fuel prices.

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  10. Sound the retreatRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... little structural investment in the areas likely to be most impacted by the ocean in the near future, but Oak Bluffs is a different story. Oak Bluffs has already gone a long way down the path of armoring and re-armoring its shoreline. One of the ...

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  11. School committee names Matthew D'Andrea superintendentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    The Martha's Vineyard All Island School Committee met Wednesday night and voted unanimously with one abstention to choose Assistant Superintendent Matthew D'Andrea to be the next superintendent of the Island school system. Mr. D'Andrea and Oak Bluffs Principal Richard Smith were the two finalists to replace James Weiss, who will retire on July 1. There were four votes for Mr. Smith in the initial round.

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  12. Island awaits new environmental police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... the Division of Marine Fisheries about use of part of the old lobster hatchery building overlooking the Lagoon in Oak Bluffs for temporary stays. He said the permitting process would be tough. He said the Division of Conservation Resources uses ...

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  13. Oak Bluffs building inspector requests closer look at Island theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Oak Bluffs building inspector Mark Barbadoro has asked permission to inspect the Island theater building to determine if it is unsafe. - Photos by Michael Cummo Late last week, Oak Bluffs building inspector Mark Barbadoro said, he sent a registered letter to Benjamin Hall Jr. of Edgartown, requesting entry into the Island theater.

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  14. Edgartown selectmen appoint Jack Collins as acting police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... of Chilmark, where he is also a special police officer. He has served as special labor counsel for Edgartown and Oak Bluffs, and is the president of the Massachusetts Association of Chiefs of Police. "My recommendation is that you hire Jack Collins ...

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  15. Beatrice Duart VieraRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Beatrice Duart Viera died peacefully on January 19, 2015 at Windemere Nursing Facility. She was 89. Services are being planned and a complete obituary will be published in the next newspaper edition. Arrangements are under the care of the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, Oak Bluffs.

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  16. Oak Bluffs selectmen approve return of Bluewater Classic tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Participants from 2014's Bluewater Classic, on the boat Mulberry Canyon, pose next to their 180-pound Big Eye Tuna. - File photo by Michael Cummo Oak Bluffs selectmen unanimously approved the return of the Oak Bluffs Bluewater Classic at their regular meeting last Tuesday.

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  17. The Big Chili Contest is backRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    The 29th annual Martha's Vineyard Big Chili Contest, hosted by MVY Radio, will heat up the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs this Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm to raise money for the Red Stocking Fund, which provides food, clothing, and toys to Island children during the holiday season. Big Chili Contest tickets are available at Shirley's True Value in Vineyard Haven and at Trader Fred's in Edgartown for $35 each.

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  18. New math curriculum sets a higher standard for Vineyard studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... Mike McCarthy, MVRHS guidance director, described the success of the program, which began as a pilot program in Oak Bluffs and was introduced school-wide this year, at a Jan. 5 meeting of the MVRHS school committee. Until this school year, Mr. ...

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  19. Island SSA member hits backat criticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... plans at a meeting of the Dukes County commission, his appointing authority, last week. Mr. Hanover, an Oak Bluffs businessman, also soundly rejected a call for the boatline to roll back or suspend rate hikes that took effect on Jan. 1. Mr. Hanover ...

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  20. Full steam ahead for Steamship Authority rate hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Cape Cod Times

    ... authority's fuel cost, an increase that has yet to materialize thanks to declining fuel prices. Todd Rebello, of Oak Bluffs, started a petition on MoveOn.org, a social activism site, urging the authority board to rescind the rate hikes. At Tuesday ...

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