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MVC approves Patient Centric recreational marijuana facility 

Updated 2:40 pm On Thursday, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission unanimously approved Geoff Rose’s application for an adult-use recreational marijuana facility, to be co-located with his...

Update: No new cases Friday

Updated August 14 No new cases of COVID-19 were reported Friday, according to the Martha's Vineyard boards of health. The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported a new...

Hospital reports fourth COVID-19 case this month

Updated 5:10 pm Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported a new confirmed case of COVID-19 Wednesday — the hospital’s fourth reported case this month. The hospital went the...

O.B. street closure expansion sees little support

Updated August 13 A request to expand the street closures in downtown Oak Bluffs saw little support from selectmen at their meeting Tuesday night. Danielle Pattavina,...

Three new confirmed COVID-19 cases Tuesday

There are three new confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 on Martha’s Vineyard, with 79 total cases to date, according to an update by the...

Sink or scram: Jim’s requires hand washing

Jim’s package store co-owner Mark Wallace is making sure his staff and customers are safe and clean with a cleverly designed sink right outside...

Moorman withdraws from county commission election

Hunter Moorman has withdrawn as a candidate from the Dukes County Commission, leaving the seven-seat commission uncontested for the seven other commissioners who are...

Great Edgartown Raffle is underway

Looking to support local businesses, the Edgartown Board of Trade has kicked off its first Great Edgartown Raffle. Tickets for the 50/50 raffle can be...

Baker pumps brakes on reopening

Updated 2:30 pm On Friday, Gov. Charlie Baker announced he was reducing outdoor gatherings from 100 to 50 people, indefinitely postponing step two of phase...

New hospital case brings Vineyard COVID cases to 56

Updated 5:15 pm The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported a new case of COVID-19 Thursday — the hospital’s third case in less than a week. On Thursday...

New, yet familiar sight on Main Street

After years of neglect, a lengthy legal process, and a public bid process, the Yellow House on Main Street has been renovated and is...

Isaias washes out Norton, Wasque

Updated 4:10 pm Tropical Storm Isaias brought significant erosion to Vineyard beaches this week, carving out a large section of Wasque Point and taking the...

Hospital reports 39th COVID-19 case Wednesday

Updated 6:45 pm Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported a new case Wednesday — their second confirmed case this month — bringing their total number of confirmed...

Two car crash on State Road

There was a two car crash at the intersection of State and Panhandle Road in West Tisbury Wednesday morning. Two people were taken to the...

Neighbor pushes back against Donaroma compost site

An official with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection is headed to the Vineyard this month to review Donaroma’s Nursery’s operation of a composting...

House bill calls for electric ferry study

On Friday, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a climate package to put the commonwealth on track to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, including...

Edgartown gets outdoor dining grant

On Friday, the town of Edgartown was awarded a $20,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) through its Shared Streets and Spaces...

Update: New COVID-19 case at TestMV site

Updated August 4 The TestMV site reported a new case Tuesday, bringing its total number of confirmed cases to 16. As of Tuesday, the TestMV site...

Burial flags fly high

A new flag is flying at the American Legion Post 257 in Tisbury, in honor of the late John F. Moran, a U.S. Navy...

Baker cites rise in COVID-19 cases, clusters in Mass.

On Friday, Gov. Charlie Baker stressed the importance of taking proper measures against COVID-19, reiterating comments he made Thursday that the virus was on...