Tuesday, December 7, 2021

COVID cases spike to 76

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For the first time since the end of August, positive test results for COVID-19 have reached 76 cases — nearly four times as many cases as the Island reported the previous week.  There were 66 positive results at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, 7 at Test MV, and...

Santa Claus visits Station Menemsha

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Santa touched down on the lawn of Station Menemsha Sunday afternoon with a big bag of gifts for the kids of Coasties who serve...

MVC considers cell tower enhancements

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission considered a height upgrade and other enhancements to a West Tisbury cell tower during its weekly meeting Thursday. Kimberly Revak,...

MassDOT: Sidewalk asphalt is only temporary

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On Thursday, Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) contractors filled in sections of recently repoured concrete sidewalk with black asphalt. Aesthetically, the asphalt seemed to...

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Deer hunting season now through Dec. 31

It’s shotgun season for deer hunting on Martha’s Vineyard. Some conservation lands are open to hunters, including the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest, many MV Land Bank preserves, and several Trustees of Reservations properties. Some are closed completely to non-hunters during gun season.

Shotgun Season: Nov. 29 – Dec. 11, 2021
Primitive Firearms Season: Dec. 13 – Dec. 31, 2021
Bow Hunting: through Dec. 31, 2021

While Martha’s Vineyard has a rich abundance of beautiful and diverse protected lands open to the public for walking, bicycling, bird-watching, running, and horseback riding, it’s important this time of year to be informed about hunting on many of these properties.

See detailed information from Trails MV and the All-Island Trails Committee.

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