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Big plans, same ice cream at Mad Martha’s 

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A group of investors and Island businessmen are the new owners of the three Mad Martha’s Ice Cream stores, purchasing the 50-year-old frozen novelty...

Edgartown firefighters put out brushfire 

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The Edgartown Fire Department knocked out a small brushfire off Wintucket Cove Path Monday afternoon.  Edgartown Fire Chief Alex Schaeffer told The Times that Deputy...

Edgartown voters go to the polls Tuesday

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Edgartown voters will take to the polls Tuesday, May 25 for the annual town election. Polls are located at Edgartown town hall from 10...

COVID cases on the rise again

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There were 55 new COVID-19 cases reported last week, showing another rise in cases on Martha’s Vineyard after several weeks of a downward trend. The...

Wirtz sworn in as O.B. fire chief

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Nelson Wirtz was sworn in as Oak Bluffs’ new fire chief at a short ceremony Sunday, capping a year-and-a half-long search for the town. The...

Edgartown greenlights Church Street chargers

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Updated May 24  Edgartown voters overwhelmingly approved the Vineyard Transit Authority’s (VTA) inductive electric chargers at the Church Street bus stop, half of a measure...

Truck takes wrong route and gets stuck

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A large semi truck made a wrong turn in Edgartown Thursday afternoon, causing traffic issues downtown. Speaking to The Times, Police Chief Bruce McNamee said...

Trustees, Morning Glory win Katama Farm bid

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In a unanimous vote Wednesday afternoon, the Edgartown conservation commission chose the Trustees of Reservations and Morning Glory Farm to take over the 182-acre...

Hospital pushes for more vaccine sign-ups

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Officials at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital are encouraging those who haven’t received a COVID-19 vaccine to get one. Speaking to reporters via a conference call Wednesday,...

Edgartown town meeting set for May 22

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Edgartown voters will take up an 81-article warrant and a $40.7 million budget at the Edgartown School field at annual town meeting on Saturday,...

Chilmark recommends sunset bus schedule

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The Chilmark select board unanimously voted to recommend to the board of health that it reinstate its sunset bus schedule and park and ride...

Seth Meyers returns to Possible Dreams

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For the second year in a row, Seth Meyers will host Martha’s Vineyard Community Services’ 43rd annual Possible Dreams fundraiser, according to a press...

Island libraries set ‘express service’ dates

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All six Martha’s Vineyard libraries will reopen for in-person “express services” by the beginning of June. The announcement comes more than a year after libraries...

Edgartown cancels Fourth of July fireworks, parade

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The Edgartown select board canceled the Fourth of July parade and fireworks celebration at their meeting Monday.  After speaking with Police Chief Bruce McNamee, Fire...

Mass. COVID restrictions to be lifted May 29

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Updated 4:10 pm All COVID-related restrictions and capacity limits for businesses will be lifted on May 29, Gov. Charlie Baker announced at a press conference...

O.B. voters approve bottle ban

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Updated 9:30 pm  Oak Bluffs became the fifth Island town to adopt Plastic Free MV’s plastic water and soft drink bottle bylaw at annual town...

Torres, Sayles, Smith to play college football

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Three Martha’s Vineyard High School student athletes inked their futures in a signing ceremony at Sancy Pachico Gym in Oak Bluffs Friday. Joined by family...

Vaccine bus announces Vineyard schedule

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A medically-equipped vaccine bus offering free walk-up COVID-19 vaccines will be on-Island Saturday. The bus will make its first stop at the Portuguese American Club...

Drive-in movies are back

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The Oak Bluffs select board unanimously approved the Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival’s request to continue a drive-in movie series at the YMCA and add...

Vaccine bus headed to Vineyard

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A medically equipped Yankee bus will be on-Island beginning this weekend to offer free Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer vaccinations to Islanders who have...
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