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Update: Hospital fills 900 vaccine appointments Monday

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Updated March 1  In just over one hour, all 900 COVID-19 vaccine appointment slots for this week were filled Monday morning. Martha’s Vineyard Hospital opened 900...

No vaccine doses available next week

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Martha’s Vineyard Hospital will not receive an expected shipment of 2,100 vaccines for next week due to a supply chain issue, hospital officials said...

Martha’s Vineyard in line to get $5 million in relief

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The Island is in line to get $5 million from the American Rescue Plan Act, according to a press release issued by U.S. Rep....

Martha’s Vineyard mourns loss of Vera Shorter, Herb Foster

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The Island lost two of its leading and longtime civil rights advocates Saturday, Vera Shorter and Herb Foster. Shorter was born in 1923 in Huntington,...

Vineyarders beat Falmouth to win championship

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Rammon Dos Santos scored 21 points and Mike Trusty added 16 as Martha’s Vineyard defeated Falmouth 58-46 to win the Cape and Islands League...

Four new COVID-19 cases Friday

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The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported four new cases of COVID-19 Friday, one from the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and three from TestMV. In an...

Baptiste jury trial set for September

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Edgartown District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes amended a jury trial date for Jordan Baptiste to Sept. 22. Baptiste resigned as Steamship Authority port captain, a...

Judge allows access to Dupon medical records

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Updated  Edgartown District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes will allow the commonwealth to access the medical records of Zachary Dupon on the night of a crash...

Real Estate Confidential: Where the buffaloes roam

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

Finding optimism with Michael J. Fox

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In his new book “No Time Like the Future: An Optimist Considers Mortality,” actor and advocate Michael J. Fox, talks about how his signature...

MVC suggests ‘more flexible’ language for energy policy

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) is continuing its review of the draft development of regional impact (DRI) energy policy, which seeks to mitigate the...

Keeping the arts alive

To the Editor: I would like to congratulate Chris Baer and Tiffiney Shoquist for the remarkable art department they have managed to keep alive during...

Time to make the doughnut whole?

Three years after the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen voted to complete a land swap with the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank on a piece...

Barnstable rallies to beat Vineyarders in tourney

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Claire Hazard scored on a rebound with 3:04 left in the third period to break a 3-3 tie as Barnstable rallied from two goals...

Island Home returned to service Sunday

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Updated March 1 The Island Home returned to service last Thursday, but was sidelined by mechanical issues that night. According to an email alert last...

Appeals court rules against tribe in casino case

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Updated Feb. 26 The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) will have to work with town planners and the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, according to an...

Gay Head employee tests positive on Nantucket route

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A Steamship Authority employee assigned to the MV Gay Head tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday after feeling ill, according to a press release. The...

Edgartown secures $1 million for wharf project

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The town of Edgartown secured a $1 million grant to fund part of its $3 million Memorial Wharf waterfront rehabilitation project. The grant, which is...

West Tisbury considers $300,000 Proposition 2½ override

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In order to build reserves in the town’s budget, West Tisbury selectmen are considering a $300,000 Proposition 2½ override. At a meeting of the West...
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