Martha's Vineyard Coronavirus Update

Island libraries working to reopen

MV Times | May 19, 2020 - 2:20pm

With Gov. Charlie Baker’s reopening of some businesses and his “safer at home” order, libraries will be allowed to offer some services beginning Monday, May 25. But don’t expect to head to your ... Read full article


‘The opposite of addiction is connection’

MV Times | May 19, 2020 - 1:48pm

Those with substance use disorders on Martha’s Vineyard may feel more alone than ever in a time when social distancing and isolation has become the new normal. The in-person support networks such as ... Read full article


Three courses of action for outdoor dining

MV Times | May 19, 2020 - 1:37pm

Edgartown is continuing to move forward with its plans to develop outdoor dining for restaurants this summer, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.  Edgartown town administrator James Hagerty said ... Read full article


Carl Walker working for Senesco

MV Times | May 18, 2020 - 2:14pm

Updated May 19   Carl Walker, former Steamship Authority director of maintenance and engineering, now works at Senesco Marine, according to his online résumé. The title of “repair yard marine ... Read full article


After weekend rise, COVID-19 cases hold at 31

MV Times | May 18, 2020 - 12:55pm

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Island remains at 31. In its daily update, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported 25 positive tests, 659 negative tests, and one pending result. There are ... Read full article


State reopens slowly

MV Times | May 18, 2020 - 11:42am

Updated 4:30 pm  Gov. Charlie Baker is moving the state from a stay-at-home advisory to a “safer-at-home” advisory, allowing some construction and manufacturing businesses to reopen amid strict ... Read full article


UPDATED: State reopens slowly

MV Times | May 18, 2020 - 11:42am

Updated 4:30 pm  Gov. Charlie Baker is moving the state from a stay-at-home advisory to a “safer-at-home” advisory, allowing some construction and manufacturing businesses to reopen amid strict ... Read full article


No change in positive COVID-19 tests on Sunday

MV Times | May 17, 2020 - 3:07pm

On Sunday morning, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported 25 positive tests to date, a total unchanged since Saturday, when the hospital reported an additional positive. The Island boards of ... Read full article


Saturday: Island cases increase to 31

MV Times | May 16, 2020 - 4:58pm

On Saturday morning, Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported one new confirmed positive case of COVID-19. On Friday, in a new breakdown of Island data, the boards of health reported that 26 patients have ... Read full article


MVRHS senior raises money for Save the Children

MV Times | May 16, 2020 - 4:46pm

Linda Borges, a senior at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, is selling sweatshirts online to raise money for the Save the Children Fund. The fund was created to improve the lives of children ... Read full article