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MVC signs off on Hob Knob denial

MV Times | April 9, 2021 - 5:27pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission gave a final written decision denying the Hob Knob project. The project was denied in a close 7-5 vote in February after several public hearings and multiple redesigns ... Read full article

Right Fork Diner will not reopen

MV Times | April 9, 2021 - 2:16pm

After 15 years, the Right Fork Diner, the popular Katama Airfield eatery, will not reopen this year. Speaking to The Times by phone Friday, diner owner Jamie Langley said she will not be submitting a ... Read full article

Initiative seeks to tackle food waste

MV Times | April 9, 2021 - 2:08pm

In response to the environmental and financial costs of exporting food waste off-Island, the Food Waste Initiative is advocating for investment in local composting infrastructure. In a virtual chat ... Read full article

Airport continues PFAS monitoring

MV Times | April 9, 2021 - 1:39pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission is continuing to work with consulting and engineering firm, Tetra Tech, to monitor private wells for per- and poly-fluoralalkyl substances (PFAS), and treat ... Read full article

Citgo tank project hits bump in the road

MV Times | April 8, 2021 - 7:18pm

Updated 4/9 Tisbury banned a contractor from using Beach Street Extension to run a pump hose out to the harbor Thursday until steps were taken to lessen the impact of the contractor’s bridge over a ... Read full article

The Queen of Dairy opens its doors

MV Times | April 8, 2021 - 3:47pm

Manager Max Celeste said not much was different from last year aside from new Dilly Bar packaging and new Blizzard flavors like frosted animal cookie. While he opened later than usual, Celeste said it ... Read full article

Three finalists in the running for West Tisbury fire chief

MV Times | April 8, 2021 - 2:16pm

The search for an individual to succeed West Tisbury Fire Chief Manuel Estrella III has boiled down to three finalists, two of whom are West Tisbury firefighters. Fire Capt. Marques Rivers and Deputy ... Read full article

West Tisbury select board authorizes warrants

MV Times | April 8, 2021 - 11:23am

At a short meeting Wednesday, the West Tisbury select board unanimously approved a 48-article annual town meeting warrant and a one-article special town meeting warrant. The annual town meeting is ... Read full article

O.B. hires Nelson Wirtz as new fire chief

MV Times | April 6, 2021 - 9:07pm

The Oak Bluffs select board chose W.F. Nelson Wirtz as the town’s next fire chief at a meeting Tuesday. A career firefighter for the past 25 years, Wirtz is currently a captain with the Chatham Fire ... Read full article

Goodbyes for Dhakir Warren

MV Times | April 6, 2021 - 1:37pm

School officials bid a warm farewell to Dhakir Warren Monday night at a meeting of the Martha’s Vineyard High School Committee. Warren, the high school’s administrator of student affairs, was recently ... Read full article