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25 new COVID cases; four linked to barbershop

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Updated 6:20 pm  Martha’s Vineyard is seeing an uptick in cases including four cases linked to King’s Barbershop in Vineyard Haven. There were 25 new positive...

Homebound vaccine program already exists on Island 

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Gov. Charlie Baker announced a new state hotline will be available Monday for homebound people eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine to call and get...

Nameless Trail added to Heritage Trail

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The African American Heritage Trail of Martha’s Vineyard has added the Nameless Trail as site No. 32, according to a press release from Heritage...

Brough tapped as interim town administrator

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The Oak Bluffs select board unanimously appointed Wendy Brough as the acting town administrator, following the departure of longtime town administrator Robert Whritenour. Brough, the...

Hospital continues to urge patience as vaccine supply stays low

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Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has administered more than 10,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, one year after testing for the virus began at the hospital...

Edgartown approves Cape Poge anchoring moratorium

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The Edgartown select board unanimously approved its first ever yearlong anchoring moratorium in the majority of Cape Poge, cementing a long-held recommendation from the...

Over 60, grocery workers, and others eligible for vaccines

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Updated Eligibility for vaccines expanded Monday with individuals aged 60 and over, workers in transit, grocery stores, utility, food and agriculture, sanitation, public works,...

Developer proposes condos at Old Stone Bank

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission closed out a public hearing for a proposal to turn the historic former Santander Bank building on Main Street in...

No new COVID cases Thursday

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There were no new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, according to a report from the Martha’s Vineyard boards of health. The hospital has conducted 14,482 tests...

Hospital close to 8,000 vaccine doses

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The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital expects to administer 1,245 more first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine this week — surpassing 8,000 total doses. News of the...

Oak Bluffs denies OPEB ballot question

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During a marathon meeting Tuesday night, Oak Bluffs selectmen denied placing a Proposition 2½ override question for the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School on...

First vaccine clinic for school staff is March 11

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Sign-ups for COVID-19 vaccine appointments at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital filled up fast Monday night with 544 appointments booked in 38 minutes, according to...

Edgartown hears composting system pitch

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Updated 7:10 pm  The Martha’s Vineyard Food Waste Initiative is planning to ask Island towns at their 2022 town meetings for funds to allocate to...

CDC releases guidance for fully vaccinated people

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A glimpse of what a new normal might look like arrived Monday as the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released guidance for fully vaccinated...

No contested races in Edgartown

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There are no contested races in Edgartown for the upcoming April town election.  Edgartown selectman Arthur Smadbeck is seeking a 10th term on the town’s...

Vaccine sign-ups to continue Monday

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COVID-19 vaccine appointment booking for eligible individuals at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital — including K-12 educators and school staff—will continue Monday, March 8 at...

Hospital not offering companion appointments

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Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is not offering companion appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine. An email sent out by Dukes County Social Services Thursday was corrected Friday...

One new COVID case Thursday

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The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported one new confirmed case from the hospital of COVID-19 Thursday, continuing a trend of low confirmed cases...

Three vie for two selectmen seats in O.B.

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Three candidates are seeking two seats open on the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen, as longtime selectman Greg Coogan will not seek re-election. Nominations...

Update: Vaccine sign-up available for K-12 workers March 8

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Updated 4:35 pm  Following an announcement from Gov. Charlie Baker, Island educators, school staff, and childcare workers will be eligible to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine...
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