Martha's Vineyard Coronavirus Update

Cyr tests positive for COVID-19 antibodies

MV Times | July 3, 2020 - 3:39pm

Updated 5 pm State Sen. Julian Cyr, D-Truro, has tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies, he confirmed on his Twitter page Friday. Cyr said he had had prior symptoms and was walked through how to stay ... Read full article

Edgartown Race Weekend will set sail in August

MV Times | July 2, 2020 - 2:00pm

The Edgartown Yacht Club will host the 82nd  signature ’Round-the-Island (’RTI) race on August 1, in addition to the newer ’Round-the-Sound (’RTS) event the same day, according to a press release. ... Read full article

Baker: Phase three to start July 6

MV Times | July 2, 2020 - 12:42pm

Updated 5:55 pm Fitness Centers, museums, and movie theaters have the green light to reopen — with restrictions — on Monday to kick off phase three, dubbed “vigilant,” of the state’s reopening plan, ... Read full article

COVID-19 case closes Nancy’s for 24 hours

MV Times | June 30, 2020 - 3:51pm

Erring on the side of caution, Nancy’s Restaurant closed Monday for a deep cleaning after an employee tested positive for COVID-19. Speaking to The Times by phone Tuesday, Nancy’s owner Doug Abdelnour ... Read full article

Baker relaxes self-quarantine advisory

MV Times | June 30, 2020 - 3:02pm

Updated 8:50 pm Gov. Charlie Baker announced Tuesday that visitors coming to Massachusetts from New England, New York, and New Jersey will not be asked to self-quarantine for 14 days. Baker said the ... Read full article

Update: one new confirmed case, two probable cases added

MV Times | June 29, 2020 - 3:48pm

Updated 8:10 pm A new confirmed case of COVID-19 and two new probable cases bring the Island’s total number of confirmed cases to 34 and probable cases to 18. On Monday, Island Health Care (IHC), ... Read full article

Island RMV resumes some services

MV Times | June 29, 2020 - 2:48pm

The Registry of Motor Vehicles (RMV) on Martha’s Vineyard has resumed some of its services. Speaking to the Times in front of the Island RMV, Joe Grace, a private contractor working for the RMV, said ... Read full article

iEARN provides online international education platform

MV Times | June 29, 2020 - 2:24pm

While schools are closed and both teachers and students are sequestered in their homes, one online education platform is continuing to connect educators and pupils through fulfilling project-based ... Read full article

Chicken Alley reopens to the public

MV Times | June 26, 2020 - 11:50pm

Chicken Alley is now serving the Vineyard community in-person once again. The popular Island thrift has been doing online sales ever since employees were forced to close up shop due to the pandemic.  ... Read full article

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has no new cases

MV Times | June 26, 2020 - 4:24pm

Confirmed cases on the Island held steady at 33 Friday. In total the hospital has tested 1,532 patients. Of those 28 have tested positive, 1,480 negatives, and 24 tests pending. It’s been four weeks ... Read full article