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Monthly Archives: May 2020

Hospital reports one new case

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported one new confirmed case of COVID-19 Sunday, the first one in three days at the hospital.  The number of confirmed...

Floyd killing sparks Oak Bluffs rally

Updated June 1 Scores of people gathered in Dennis Alley Park (also known as Waban Park) Sunday morning in condemnation of the killing of George...

Peaceful protests planned for Sunday and Monday

Vineyarders will gather on Sunday from 10 am until noon in Dennis Alley Park (also known as Waban Park) in Oak Bluffs to protest...

Drive-through testing ramps up on-Island

Starting Monday, June 1, any first responder, medical worker, grocery store employee, or other frontline worker will be able to receive a COVID-19 test...

Jenny DeVivo, head chef, cafeteria director up-Island schools

While many are hunkered down at home, avoiding the public for each other’s benefit, there are a few who bravely risk exposure every day...

Chiefs express ‘shock and dismay’ at Floyd murder

The Martha’s Vineyard Chiefs of Police Association issued a statement late Friday condemning the killing of George Floyd at the hands of police in...

Hospital reports no new cases

Updated 5:35 pm  The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported no new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Friday.  After a week of no new cases, the hospital reported two...

Lodging, outdoor dining part of phase two reopening

Updated 5:25 pm  Phase two of the state’s reopening plan will allow the lodging industry to start taking reservations and restaurants to have outdoor dining...

Airport continues mission in uncertain times

In April of this year, Cape Air saw 26 passengers board their aircraft out of Martha’s Vineyard (MVY) Airport — a 94 percent drop...

MVRHS awards show must go on

On Thursday night, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School community joined together — virtually — to celebrate the achievements of students over the past...

Dreaming with Seth Meyers

Like many others fortunate enough to still be working, comedian, writer, television host, and seasonal Chilmark resident Seth Meyers has found new ways to...

Araujo will be missed

To the Editor: Theophilus Araujo, my friend, you represented all that is good about humanity. The Vineyard will miss you. Gus Ben David Edgartown  

Neil Ames Welch Jr.

Neil Ames Welch Jr., known by many as Apple, passed away Wednesday evening, May 20, 2020, at Tobey Hospital after a brief and ferocious...

Gyrocompass fails with Island Home underway in fog

Updated 12:05 pm The largest ferry in the Steamship Authority fleet, the Island Home, suffered a gyrocompass failure crossing Vineyard Sound Friday morning in fog....

Island COVID-19 cases rise with new case

Updated 5:15 pm  The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported a new confirmed case of COVID-19 Thursday, bringing the hospital’s confirmed case count to 27 – the...

Parade rolls for Kayden

For Kayden Devine’s 12th birthday, Oak Bluffs and Aquinnah Police cruisers joined Oak Bluffs fire trucks, an ambulance, well-wisher vehicles, and motorcycles for a...

Samuel Dexter Warriner II

Samuel Dexter Warriner II died peacefully at his home in West Palm Beach, Fla., on May 14, 2020, surrounded by his family. His death...

West Tisbury solidifies Tabernacle town meeting

The ongoing pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of local government, including the key forum for passing bylaws and budgets. Perhaps nowhere on the...

Green House model homes will replace Windemere

Navigator Elder Homes is working with Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, Healthy Aging M.V., and other elder services on the Island to develop a replacement for...

A turning point 

To the Editor: We are in uncertain times, with many aspects of daily life changing. In the midst of change, one thing that remains constant...