Martha's Vineyard Coronavirus Update

Ag Society agrees to host drive-in graduation as Plan B

MV Times | May 13, 2020 - 6:11pm

Updated  West Tisbury selectmen voted unanimously Wednesday evening to authorize the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society to host the 2020 Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School graduation ceremony. ... Read full article


Ag Society to host drive-in high school graduation

MV Times | May 13, 2020 - 6:11pm

West Tisbury selectmen voted unanimously Wednesday evening to authorize the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society to host the 2020 Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School graduation ceremony. The ... Read full article


Island awaits state reopening plan

MV Times | May 13, 2020 - 2:36pm

Updated 4:40 pm Gov. Charlie Baker is expected to release the state’s four-phase plan to reopen the economy as soon as May 18, a date many Island businesses and town officials are eagerly awaiting.  ... Read full article


Up-Island towns uneasy about summer influx

MV Times | May 13, 2020 - 2:00pm

Two up-Island towns are in the midst of planning for the inevitable influx of people traveling to the Vineyard during the summer. Aquinnah officials are concerned with the enforcement of mask wearing ... Read full article


No love for tennis court ‘proposal’

MV Times | May 13, 2020 - 12:12pm

Game, set, match. The Tisbury board of selectmen had the issue of the Center Street tennis courts on its agenda Tuesday for a public hearing, but after getting slammed with emails like a Serena ... Read full article


Oak Bluffs awaits state’s four-phase plan

MV Times | May 13, 2020 - 11:40am

While the Oak Bluffs fireworks and Illumination Night have both been canceled, the Oak Bluffs Business Association is trying to save Harborfest from the chopping block this summer. At a selectmen’s ... Read full article


Woods Hole terminal gets another scrub down

MV Times | May 12, 2020 - 9:00pm

The Steamship Authority terminal in Woods Hole will be scrubbed down Tuesday night after a staffer reported “feeling ill” and opting to get tested for COVID-19. The staffer made the report Tuesday. ... Read full article


Parade honors 99-year-old on her birthday

MV Times | May 12, 2020 - 2:41pm

Marion Cardoza turned 99 on Tuesday, May 12, and all her family, friends, and even first responders were there to help her celebrate. At around 1 pm, dozens of cars filled the parking lot of the ... Read full article


Schepici: ‘Antibody testing is in the research phase’

MV Times | May 12, 2020 - 11:38am

Updated 4:30 pm While the Martha’s Vineyard boards of health have confirmed three positive antibody tests on the Island, Martha’s Vineyard Hospital officials are not completely sold on the test and ... Read full article


Edgartown cancels 4th of July parade, fireworks

MV Times | May 11, 2020 - 4:38pm

Updated 5:50 pm Edgartown selectmen voted on Monday to cancel the 4th of July parade and fireworks because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “That’s not unexpected, but disappointing news,” newly ... Read full article