Martha's Vineyard Coronavirus Update

COVID-19 Travel Order

Effective August 1, 2020, all visitors and returning residents entering Massachusetts must follow new travel orders. The Commonwealth has made great progress to slow the spread of COVID-19 and gradually re-open the economy, and all visitors have a responsibility to help us keep transmission levels as low as possible.READ MORE ..
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Update: 31 new cases from over the weekend

MV Times | January 11, 2021 - 11:58am

Updated at 4:50 pm The Martha’s Vineyard Boards of Health reported 31 new cases of COVID-19 Monday — 20 on Saturday, four on Saturday, and seven on Monday. The weekend’s new cases come after the ... Read full article

23 new COVID cases Friday

MV Times | January 8, 2021 - 5:12pm

The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported 23 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 — a total of 98 new cases since Dec. 31, the highest weekly total since the Island began testing in March. Of Friday ... Read full article

Sum of $25,000 sought for Tisbury School voter education

MV Times | January 7, 2021 - 2:25pm

Updated Jan. 8 The Tisbury School Building Committee voted unanimously Wednesday night to request $25,000 for voter education on the $53.2 million renovation and addition project for the Tisbury ... Read full article

Increased stipend proposed for emergency manager

MV Times | January 7, 2021 - 1:04pm

West Tisbury selectmen will keep the town’s emergency manager position separate from other town departments. Selectman Skipper Manter had suggested the job be added to the responsibilities of the town ... Read full article

25 new COVID cases Wednesday

MV Times | January 6, 2021 - 6:04pm

The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday. As of Wednesday, there have been 69 confirmed positive cases reported this week — already the highest total of cases ... Read full article

Update: Baker extends capacity restrictions for two weeks

MV Times | January 6, 2021 - 6:04pm

Gov. Charlie Baker announced extensions to temporary coronavirus restrictions to pause activity and reduce mobility. In a press conference with reporters Thursday, Baker said the temporary ... Read full article

Bike path roundly denounced in Chilmark

MV Times | January 6, 2021 - 3:53pm

Chilmark selectmen voted down a shared-use path on North Road Tuesday night. Though only a rough concept, the idea put forth by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission was seen as detrimental to the bucolic ... Read full article

Aquinnah looking to get COVID vaccines ‘for everyone’

MV Times | January 6, 2021 - 1:34pm

The Aquinnah board of health is looking at the potential of providing COVID-19 vaccines to members of the public. At a selectmen’s meeting Tuesday, Aquinnah board of health chair Jim Glavin said he is ... Read full article

16 new COVID cases Tuesday

MV Times | January 5, 2021 - 5:06pm

The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday all from Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. The 16 new cases come the day after 28 were reported from the weekend and Monday. ... Read full article

High school begins surveillance testing program

MV Times | January 5, 2021 - 1:16pm

During a meeting Monday, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) committee members received an update on the surveillance testing program rollout, which is currently engaged in testing as many ... Read full article