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Update: 16 new COVID cases Friday, week’s total at 47

Updated 4:30 pm There were 16 new COVID-19 cases reported on the Island Friday — 14 from the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and two from TestMV. Friday’s...

Hob Knob expansion goes back to the drawing board

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission postponed The Hob Knob Inn expansion deliberation and decision during a brief meeting Thursday night. The project will likely be...

Three new COVID cases Thursday

Updated 5:15 pm Three new cases of COVID-19 were reported by the boards of health Thursday — one of the lowest daily confirmed case totals...

Boys and Girls Club store will not reopen

The Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club Second Hand Store on North Summer Street in Edgartown will not be reopening at its downtown location. “COVID...

Aquinnah sets special town meeting date

Aquinnah selectmen have set the town’s special town meeting date for Saturday, Dec. 19, at 5 pm at the Aquinnah town hall. The meeting...

Hospital CEO: Vaccine planning ‘well underway’

Updated 5:10 pm With a coronavirus vaccine on the horizon, officials at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital are in preparation mode to deliver it to staff...

11 new COVID cases Tuesday

There were 11 new cases of COVID-19 reported on the Island Tuesday — eight from TestMV and three from the hospital. As of Monday, the...

Mad Martha’s up for sale

After 50 years of scooping ice cream treats, the owners of Mad Martha’s Ice Cream are putting their business and buildings up for sale. For...

Chittick gives response to Church Street project

Edgartown selectmen listened to but did not comment on a report from Jane Chittick, an Edgartown resident who opposes the Vineyard Transit Authority's proposed...

Foundations team up to restore Chilmark Pond

The Great Pond Foundation (GPF) and the Chilmark Pond Foundation (CPF) have joined forces to develop a science-based ecological restoration plan for Chilmark Pond...

Updated: 14 new COVID cases since Friday

Updated Nov. 30 @ 5 pm As of Monday, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has tested 8,083 individuals since March. In total, 214 have tested positive,...

Eight new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

There were eight new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported on Martha’s Vineyard Wednesday as the Island heads into its fourth week in a surge...

Oak Bluffs wary of reducing restaurant hours

Oak Bluffs selectmen denied a request from Seaweed’s to reduce its open days to one day a week, Saturdays, fearing it could set a...

Back Door gives back

While known for its doughnuts and apple fritters, it turns out Back Door Donuts is pretty darn good at making pies too. Wanting to give...

IFP plans to purchase Tony’s Market

Tony’s Market will likely have new owners by the end of the year, as owner David Richardson works out a deal with local wholesaler...

Island legislators hope for police reform bill

In a Zoom call Monday night hosted by the Martha’s Vineyard chapter of the NAACP, state Rep. Dylan Fernandes, D-Falmouth, and state Sen. Julian...

Updated: Troubling COVID trend continues

Updated Nov. 24 There were seven new cases of COVID-19 reported by the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Tuesday, continuing the Island’s surge in cases, which has...

Kerry tapped as special envoy for climate

Former secretary of state and Vineyard resident John Kerry is headed back to the White House, but this time as a special envoy for...

Four new cases Saturday, 68 active, one admitted to hospital

Updated Nov. 22 Six newly reported cases of COVID-19 Friday and four new cases Saturday totaled 67 this week in a troubling sign for the...

MVC considers update to energy policy

For the first time in 12 years, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission is planning to make changes to its energy policy with a focus on...
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