Martha's Vineyard Coronavirus Update

Hospital reports no new cases

MV Times | May 29, 2020 - 4:50pm

Updated 5:35 pm  The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported no new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Friday.  After a week of no new cases, the hospital reported two new cases in three days this week, bringing ... Read full article


Lodging, outdoor dining part of phase two reopening

MV Times | May 29, 2020 - 3:57pm

Updated 5:25 pm  Phase two of the state’s reopening plan will allow the lodging industry to start taking reservations and restaurants to have outdoor dining — an important step for the Island which ... Read full article


Airport continues mission in uncertain times

MV Times | May 29, 2020 - 3:52pm

In April of this year, Cape Air saw 26 passengers board their aircraft out of Martha’s Vineyard Airport— a 94 percent drop from the year before. Historically, airport director Cindi Martin told The ... Read full article


MVRHS awards show must go on

MV Times | May 29, 2020 - 2:54pm

On Thursday night, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School community joined together — virtually — to celebrate the achievements of students over the past academic year. This honors night at Martha ... Read full article


Island COVID-19 cases rise with new case

MV Times | May 28, 2020 - 3:24pm

Updated 5:15 pm  The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported a new confirmed case of COVID-19 Thursday, bringing the hospital’s confirmed case count to 27 – the second confirmed case in three days after a ... Read full article


West Tisbury solidifies Tabernacle town meeting

MV Times | May 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

The ongoing pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of local government, including the key forum for passing bylaws and budgets. Perhaps nowhere on the Vineyard is this more true than in the case of ... Read full article


Sign of appreciation for frontline workers

MV Times | May 27, 2020 - 2:33pm

Seven students on the Tisbury School student council added to their “Together” sign to thank frontline workers on Tuesday. The sign, which originally read “Together,” was put together on a fence near ... Read full article


Holy Ghost Feast canceled

MV Times | May 27, 2020 - 2:30pm

The Holy Ghost Feast has been canceled, a first in 100 years, according to Holy Ghost Association president Gina deBettencourt. The event was scheduled for July 18 and 19. The long tradition of the ... Read full article


Edgartown, Board of Trade develop toolkit for businesses

MV Times | May 27, 2020 - 2:16pm

The town of Edgartown and the Edgartown Board of Trade have developed an electronic toolkit of resources, as many businesses continue to open as restrictions are eased. The document provides links to ... Read full article


‘We’re creating a foundation in the community’

MV Times | May 27, 2020 - 2:09pm

It will be a BYOM (bring your own mimosa) event when Island Housing Trust (IHT) holds its annual fundraising brunch on June 1. Because of the ongoing pandemic, the IHT event is going virtual this year ... Read full article