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Baker cites rise in COVID-19 cases, clusters in Mass.

On Friday, Gov. Charlie Baker stressed the importance of taking proper measures against COVID-19, reiterating comments he made Thursday that the virus was on...

TestMV seeks volunteers to ramp up testing

TestMV, the COVID-19 testing site set up at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School and run by Island Health Care (IHC) is on the...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential:What does a shrinking inventory mean?

Real Estate Confidential is a weekly chit-chat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate market, presented by...

Chilmark anticipates large crowd for demonstration

For nearly two months, demonstrators led by Dana Nunes, Awet Woldegebriel, and Amy Schumer have met daily at Beetlebung Corner to kneel in solidarity...

Nathan Dlabaj awarded anchors Friday in Menemsha

Machinist Technician 1st Class Nathan Dlabaj was promoted to chief Friday morning at a ceremony in the Station Menemsha boathouse. His wife Janay joined...

Schools propose phased reopening

Island schools are proposing a phased approach to returning students and staff to in-person education. Superintendent Matt D’Andrea said at an All-Island School Committee meeting...

Crash sends motorist to hospital

A single vehicle crash into a Vineyard Haven telephone pole sent a motorist to the hospital Thursday afternoon. The motorist was headed in the...

MVC says no to Meeting House Place

Updated August 5 In a landmark decision, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission denied the expansive Meeting House Place project in a 10-4 vote at their meeting...

COVID on the rise in Massachusetts

Massachusetts has seen a slight increase in positive COVID-19 tests, according to Gov. Baker. Speaking to reporters during a press conference Thursday, Baker said there...

State grant would fund IHT wastewater project

A $250,000 grant for Island Housing Trust (IHT) was included in an economic development bill passed by the Massachusetts House this week, according to...

Tickets available for virtual Ag Fair

The virtual Agricultural Fair is weeks away. Virtual tickets are on sale now for adults and children, $10 and $5 respectively, for the August...

King of lost and found

Do you ever misplace something valuable? Have a watch slip off your wrist? Or maybe your ring fell off your finger? Well, if this...

‘The Fight’ looks at key issues undertaken by the ACLU

The M.V. Film Society’s Documentary Week kicks off Monday, August 3, with “The Fight.” Directed by Elyse Steinberg, Josh Kriegman, and Eli Despres, this...

Trinity wins Chappy race

David McDonough sailed his C&C 37, Trinity, to victory on Sunday in the Holmes Hole Sailing Association race to Chappaquiddick. Under cloudless skies, on...

MV Bank awards food truck grant

The Martha’s Vineyard Bank Charitable Foundation awarded $42,500 to the Vineyard Committee on Hunger to purchase a 26-foot refrigerated truck on Monday. This truck...

ACE MV soars with wind energy

The Baker-Polito administration, through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, awarded $1.3 million in grants to nine Massachusetts institutions to expand training and employment programs...

Island schools prepare for a ‘very challenging year’

Schools on Martha’s Vineyard, which have been closed since mid-March, are heading into uncharted waters as they prepare for an academic year like no...

Whitman man charged with indecent exposure

A Whitman man is being charged with disorderly conduct and indecent exposure after police allegedly found him passed out next to the entrance of...

A better option is needed

To the Editor: I feel gratitude every day for living in Vineyard Haven, this lovely little town filled with good people. My life intersects with...

55Plus: SHINE Program

Medicare’s open enrollment is just around the corner … Don’t wait until it is too late! The Open Enrollment Period (Oct. 15 – Dec. 7, 2020)...