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Islanders ramp up efforts to provide PPE

Updated 6 amA number of makers are using their 3D printers, laser cutters, and other devices to create essential medical equipment for frontline...

Aquinnah addresses communication concerns 

Aquinnah officials are looking to address communication concerns between the board of health and other town departments, and are suggesting they participate more in...

Hear it through The Grapevine

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Grapevine student-led broadcast is continuing to inform the community, despite social distancing requirements. Instead of meeting together in a...

Light in a dark time

Join the Island community in placing luminaries or simple candles outside your home or in your windows as a showing of solidarity and support...

Tisbury approves dredge grant application

The town’s harbormaster is looking to have Tashmoo channel in Tisbury dredged toward the end of October, after boat traffic lets up, using a...

Can’t stop the love

Even during the most difficult of times, Islanders are celebrating their love through the bond of holy matrimony.“They have been close friends ever since...

Schools continue to refine virtual education

With Gov. Charlie Baker extending school closings until May 4, schools across the Island have switched to virtual learning.According to a letter issued by...

No new cases for Dukes County Sunday

On Sunday, the Department of Public Health (DPH) released its daily count of confirmed cases and deaths due to COVID-19 showing an additional 698...

YMCA offers virtual fitness classes for seniors

The YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard Healthy Agers group, led by coordinator Betty Robie, will host virtual fitness classes twice a week for seniors that...

Painting a picture of an Island in crisis

There are so many things that summer on the Vineyard promises us Islanders. Yes, there is the inundation of tourists with their multi-colored striped...

Island education goes virtual

With schools closed, Islanders are jumping right into alternative education in the form of online learning.Students have unfettered access to dozens of different applications...

Lorraine Parish kick-starts pet food pantry

With so many animal lovers on-Island, Vineyard Haven resident Lorraine Parish said she wants to provide security and peace of mind to pet owners...

Martha’s Vineyard unmasks its generosity

Last week, Chris Priore, owner of Bay State Leisure Homes, drove around to residences, construction sites, and workshops to collect hundreds of masks in...

3D printer owners are ‘waiting for the call’

Islanders who might normally use their 3D printers as educational tools or hobbyhorses are ready to help the public in any way they can.Chuck...

Supplemental education available to Island kids

A letter sent to families by Superintendent Matt D’Andrea said that Island schools are currently working on providing alternative learning opportunities for students of...

Two towns ban construction; O.B. considers broader closings

Updated March 23Two towns — Chilmark and West Tisbury — have banned construction and another Island town — Oak Bluffs — is considering the shutdown of...

Contractors called on to donate masks

Island painters, carpenters, sheetrockers, and woodworkers are being called on to donate their 3M N95 dust masks to healthcare workers on the front lines...

Chilmark first to consider construction ban

Updated 5:30 pmChilmark and other Island towns are considering a construction ban in order to limit potential exposure to the novel coronavirus, which causes...

Island organizations lend a helping hand

FoodFood, funds, and matching volunteers are just a few of the ways organizations on Martha’s Vineyard are working to create a safety net to...

Island officials offer COVID-19 update on MVTV

Updated with link to broadcastLocal officials met at 5:30 pm Thursday on Martha’s Vineyard Community Television (MVTV) to provide updates on the current state...