Sunday, September 26, 2021


Island seeks to provide increased healthcare access to veterans

The Vineyard veteran community is working together to offer outreach and support to those who want to enroll in Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare, get their COVID vaccines, or need housing or other financial assistance. Bruce...

MVPS reverts to one director of student support services

Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools (MVPS) is hiring Hope MacLeod as the sole director of student support services — a change made by the All-Island School Committee at their meeting Thursday. Originally, MacLeod served as co-director,...

Marks will exit Tisbury School project

Updated Feb 22 Richard Marks will depart from the Tisbury School Building Project. Marks, who is president of Daedalus Projects and director of the school project’s owner’s project manager team, is retiring, according to Harold...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: What exactly is turnkey?

Real Estate Confidential is a bi-weekly chit-chat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate market, presented by Fred Roven, owner/broker of Martha’s Vineyard Buyer Agents. It appears...

FAQS sobre vacinas COVID-19

Quem está organizando o esforço de vacinação na Ilha? Hospital Martha’s Vineyard. Como faço para obter uma vacina? As vacinas estão disponíveis para indivíduos elegíveis com base no plano de distribuição de vacinas do estado. A fase...

Oak Bluffs works on conservation near Hidden Cove

Oak Bluffs selectmen took another step toward securing conservation restrictions on two parcels of land off Hidden Cove Road, but stopped short of officially voting them in. The conservation restrictions are being proposed by Sheriff’s...

Play a Big role in someone’s life

If you think you don’t have enough time to be a Big Brother or Big Sister, think again. That’s the message from Jim Feiner, who says the rewards of being a Big Brother are...

December, 2020, ‘Do You Know’ answers and winner

Judith Pachico won the December contest for correctly identifying Jim Norton on 12/23.

Four new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday

Four new cases of COVID-19 were reported Tuesday — three from the hospital and one from an off-Island medical practice. The hospital has conducted a total of 10,146 tests since March as of Tuesday. Of...

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 case on Sunday, and 16 cases on Monday. The Martha’s Vineyard...

Martha’s Vineyard gets a fresh coating of snow

Martha's Vineyard got a light dusting of ocean effect snow Tuesday morning.  

SSA cancels some ferry trips

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind watch during the afternoon and evening of Monday, Nov. 30. Winds of between 20 mph to 30 mph, with gusts of between 50 mph and...

Earthquake hits Buzzards Bay

Updated Nov. 9 People on the Cape and Islands and even up in the Boston area were greeted with a small earthquake Sunday morning. According to a map from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGC), the earthquake...

Five new COVID-19 cases at hospital Friday

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported five new cases of COVID-19 late Friday afternoon, bringing the total new cases to 16 since last Friday, and 33 since Oct. 26.  In total, the hospital has tested 6,546 since...

All dressed up for Howl-loween

We asked you to send in your pets in costume for Halloween. Thanks to those of you who did.

Times phones are out of service

The office telephones at The Times have been out of service for several days and our service provider has told us they may not be back until sometime next week. We apologize to our...

Robert A. Blythe Jr.

Robert A. Blythe Jr. formerly of Martha’s Vineyard, passed away peacefully on August 26, 2020. Robert (“Bob”) was 78 years old.  He was happily married to his best friend, Sandy, for 58 years. He was...

SSA diverting some Saturday ferries

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have been diverted to Vineyard Haven. M/V NANTUCKET from Woods Hole 9:30AM M/V NANTUCKET to Woods Hole 10:45AM For more information, please call 508.548.3788 or 508.693.0367

Some Saturday ferry trips diverted

Updated Sept. 12 The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have been diverted to Vineyard Haven. M/V NANTUCKET from Woods Hole 5:00PM M/V NANTUCKET to Woods Hole 6:15PM For more information, please call 508.548.3788 or 508.693.0367

Portuguese man-of-wars halt Long Point, Chappy, and South Beach swimming

The Trustees of Reservations closed Long Point and its shoreline properties on Chappaquiddick to swimming on Sept. 2 because of the prevalence of Portuguese man-of-wars, according to Sam Hart, Trustees director of Nantucket and...