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First COVID-19 vaccines go to frontline hospital workers

UPDATED 12/17 There was an air of excitement and relief at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Thursday morning as Dr. Karen Casper and Sandra Carvalho, an environmental...

Inn owners: Precautions were taken at cluster wedding

Nearly a month and a half after public health officials reported the Island’s first cluster of COVID-19 cases linked to a wedding at Lambert’s...

‘Waiting Little of the Month’ campaign revived

Big Brothers Big Sisters is once again launching its “Waiting Little of the Month” campaign, following success from last year’s effort, to match four...

New stewards sought for Menemsha Fish House

Chilmark is looking for a new steward for the former Menemsha Fish House building through a public bidding process. The parks and recreation department will...

Selectmen place Tower Hill land in conservation

Edgartown selectmen gave conditional approval for a conservation restriction on Tower Hill Road. The conservation restriction will be placed on 10 acres of wooded land...

Vaccine arrives by ferry Wednesday morning

With his fist in the air, Dave Caron, director of pharmacy at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, took possession of the first 40 doses of the...

Ten new COVID-19 cases Tuesday

The Martha’s Vineyard Boards of health announced 10 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday — a day after the Martha’s Vineyard boards of health announced...

Morning Glory gets compost grant

The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources is awarding Morning Glory Farm in Edgartown a $41,250 grant through the Agricultural Composting Improvement Program (ACIP) to...

Hospital expects COVID-19 vaccine this week

The first round of COVID-19 vaccinations are expected to arrive at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital this week for frontline healthcare workers. In an email to The...

Update: 25 new COVID cases over the weekend 

Updated 4:40 pm The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 from the three days — eight cases on Saturday, one...

Update: 25 new COVID cases over the weekend

Updated 4:40 pm The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 from the three days — eight cases on Saturday, one...

MVC calls on Warren, Markey, Keating for infrastructure aid

As the country gears up for a new president and a new congress, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission is calling on federal legislators to include...

Update: 19 new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday

Martha's Vineyard Hospital reported 12 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and TestMV reported another seven for a total of 19 new cases Thursday. A...

Edgartown Harbor wins Elite Fleet award

Edgartown Harbor and its harbormaster Charlie Blair were chosen as 2020 Elite Fleet Boaters’ Choice Award winners. This award means the marina is “the best...

Financial losses force cuts to off-Island ambulance runs

Facing steep financial losses, the off-Island ambulance transport service the Oak Bluffs Fire and EMS provides to Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is planning to cut...

Health leaders hold COVID forum for workers

The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health are holding a community forum for domestic workers on Thursday, Dec. 10, at 7 pm. At the forum, Island...

Two Windemere staff test positive for COVID-19

Two Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Windemere nursing assistants have tested positive for COVID-19, but none of Windemere’s 40 residents or other staff have tested positive...

Edgartown moves tax hearing to Dec. 10

Edgartown selectmen voted to move their fiscal year 2021 public tax rate hearing to Thursday, Dec. 10, at 9 am. The hearing allows taxpayers to...

16 new COVID-19 cases; Stop & Shop employee tests positive

Updated 7 pm There were 16 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend — nine from Martha's Vineyard Hospital and seven from TestMV. As of Sunday,...

Update: 11 new COVID cases at hospital Saturday

Updated Dec. 5 Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday. On Friday, there were 16 new COVID-19 cases reported on the Island Friday...
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