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MVC approves west entrance to Stop & Shop

In its first meeting of 2021, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved several changes to designs for the west entrance of the Edgartown Stop &...

Increased stipend proposed for emergency manager

West Tisbury selectmen will keep the town’s emergency manager position separate from other town departments. Selectman Skipper Manter had suggested the job be added to...

Update: Baker extends capacity restrictions for two weeks

Gov. Charlie Baker announced extensions to temporary coronavirus restrictions to pause activity and reduce mobility. In a press conference with reporters Thursday, Baker said the...

Black Dog Tavern took menu, prices back in time

Fifty years ago, Captain Robert Douglas opened the Black Dog Tavern. Fifty years later, prices are still the same — well, at least for...

16 new COVID cases Tuesday

The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday all from Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. The 16 new cases come the day...

Edgartown appoints Ted Rosbeck to MVC

In a surprising move, the Edgartown board of selectmen unanimously appointed Ted Rosbeck to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Monday evening.  Selectmen chose Rosbeck, owner of...

Police investigate tree removal

Oak Bluffs Police are investigating the illegal removal of a catalpa tree near Ocean Park on town property. Mark Crossland of Crossland Landscape, who maintains...

Update: 28 cases since Thursday

Updated 5 pm There have been 28 new cases of COVID-19 since Dec. 31 as the coronavirus drags into the New Year. Of the new cases...

Update: 21 new COVID cases reported Thursday

Updated Dec. 31 @ 5 pm After several days of low COVID case numbers, the Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported 21 new cases of...

Four new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday

Four new cases of COVID-19 were reported Tuesday — three from the hospital and one from an off-Island medical practice. The hospital has conducted a...

Bible group put faith in God, not masks 

Mask wearing and social distancing were “welcomed” but not required at a Bible study group linked to a COVID-19 cluster, according to the pastor...

Farm Neck Foundation announces $121,000 in grants

The Farm Neck Foundation has announced its annual grants for 2020, totaling $121,591. The grants varied in amount, and went to 18 different Island organizations....

Six new COVID-19 cases at the hospital

Updated Dec. 28 The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported six new cases of COVID-19 Monday — marking 20 new cases since Wednesday before the Christmas holiday. The...

Edgartown adds three new special officers

The Edgartown Police Department welcomed three new year-round special police officers Wednesday morning — Dodi Klingensmith, Tyler Moreis, and Alaina Socrat. Klingensmith was previously a...

Cece Krokenberger: ‘I have the skill set’

Three days a week, Cece Krokenberger, a certified nurse and TestMV volunteer, helps people get tested for COVID-19. Krokenberger is one of several volunteers...

Paid leave program begins Jan. 1

Massachusetts will launch its paid family and medical leave program on Jan. 1, 2021, a new program that will allow millions of Massachusetts workers...

‘A beautiful soul’

Updated Dec. 23 Emma Hall, 22, is being remembered as a young woman who loved music, had a knack for baking, and enjoyed working with...

Hospital releases COVID PSA video

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and the Island’s boards of health have released a public service announcement video on the hospital’s website.  “If there’s one thing for...

Edgartown unveils new website

The town of Edgartown unveiled a new streamlined design for its town website Monday evening. The town’s IT manager Adam Darack told selectmen the old...

Leslie’s to stay open

Leslie’s Drug Store and Pharmacy in Vineyard Haven is no longer closing at the end of the year. The Holmberg family that owns and operates...
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