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Collaborative announces Cyano MV 

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The Great Pond Foundation (GPF) has officially announced the creation of MV Cyano, a first-of-its-kind cyanobacteria monitoring program on Martha’s Vineyard. The pilot program is...

COVID cases remain at lowest this year

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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 continue to remain low on the Island, with only two new cases reported last week, according to a report from...

Hospice M.V. hires new leader

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Hospice & Palliative Care of Martha’s Vineyard has hired Cathy Stauffer Wozniak as its new executive director. Wozniak found the position on the Island through...

TestMV to make West Tisbury move

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TestMV is set to move from its longtime home at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School to the West Tisbury School on Monday, June 21. The...

High school revives new building discussion

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After hitting pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School are reconvening the high school building committee. Since the...

Reagan probable cause set for July 9

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On Monday, Edgartown District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes continued a probable cause hearing for Felix Reagan to July 9. Reagan is facing 26 charges,...

Police investigate Vineyard Trust 

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Updated June 15  State and local police are investigating issues with community preservation committee funding requests made by the Vineyard Trust for restoration work at...

Vineyarders bounce Barnstable in 10 innings

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Nick Cranston hit a walk-off single to score Finn Lewis in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting Martha’s Vineyard to a thrilling 4-3...

Film Festival captures Charter School experiential learning

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While the COVID-19 pandemic forced people apart, it also brought people together. For the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School, the difficulties of the pandemic...

Oak Bluffs greenlights Southern Tier RFP

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Affordable housing in Oak Bluffs took a big step forward Tuesday night after the town select board approved the Southern Tier Housing request for...

Burdick resigns from Vineyard Trust

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Vineyard Trust president and CEO Funi Burdick resigned just days after The Times wrote about issues with altered grant applications for community preservation committee...

Oak Bluffs hires Potter as town administrator

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The Oak Bluffs select board selected town accountant Deborah Potter to lead Oak Bluffs as the next town administrator. Potter was reappointed to a three-year...

Church Street chargers installed by March

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The Vineyard Transit Authority is set to begin work on installing inductive chargers at the Church Street bus stop in Edgartown later this year. The...

COVID cases dip to lowest this year

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The Martha’s Vineyard Boards of health reported four new confirmed cases of COVID-19 last week — the lowest weekly total in 2021. Cases hit their...

Broken trust? 

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A warrant article requesting Community Preservation committee (CPC) funds to do restoration work at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown was indefinitely postponed at...

MVC approves Mansion House parking plan

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The Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved another modification review for the Mansion House to repurpose two lots on Cromwell Lane in Vineyard Haven for parking. The...

Tisbury exits COVID red status

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Tisbury is no longer considered high risk for COVID-19 in the state Department of Public Health’s latest town-by-town map. Thursday’s map was the first time...

Clear communication

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Updated June 4  Emergency communications went digital Thursday afternoon, after the Dukes County Sheriff’s Office implemented an upgrade to its aged communications system. Sheriff’s office employees,...

COVID vaccine bus returns

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The COVID-19 vaccine bus is returning to Vineyard roads starting this weekend. Vaccines are free for anyone who wants one and no appointment is needed. It...

Grand Illumination set for August

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Grand Illumination Night is officially back this year. The Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association Board voted Saturday to hold the lit event on August...
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