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Aquinnah town offices closed to the public

MV Times | November 30, 2020 - 2:16pm

The Aquinnah town hall and town offices are closed to the public for the time being due to the rise in COVID-19 cases on the Island. Individuals can call into the town offices and leave a message for ... Read full article

Linhares moves closer to trial

MV Times | November 30, 2020 - 1:49pm

Vineyard Haven attorney Casey Doble, who represents a man accused of abusing his dog, made an appearance in Edgartown District Court Monday before Judge Benjamin Barnes for a status hearing. During ... Read full article

Islandwide survey makes older voices heard

MV Times | November 30, 2020 - 11:55am

A survey being circulated by Health Aging Martha’s Vineyard (HAMV) seeks to more fully understand Islanders who are age 60 and up.  With individuals in this age group making up more than 33 percent of ... Read full article

Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard seeks medicare certification

MV Times | November 30, 2020 - 11:47am

After 39 years of existence, the Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard (HMV) has initiated the process to acquire Medicare certification. This move will expand services and help the hospice better fulfill its ... Read full article

Shotgun season underway

MV Times | November 30, 2020 - 10:25am

Shotgun season for deer opened Monday across the state and runs until Dec. 12. Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society President Brian Athearn reminded hunters reporting deer they’ve harvested that ... Read full article

SSA cancels some ferry trips

MV Times | November 30, 2020 - 6:35am

The National Weather Service has issued a high wind watch during the afternoon and evening of Monday, Nov. 30. Winds of between 20 mph to 30 mph, with gusts of between 50 mph and 60 mph, are forecast. ... Read full article

Updated: 14 new COVID cases since Friday

MV Times | November 27, 2020 - 5:53pm

Updated Nov. 30 @ 5 pm As of Monday, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has tested 8,083 individuals since March. In total, 214 have tested positive, 7,794 tested negative, and 75 are pending results.  ... Read full article

Seven new COVID-19 cases reported Friday

MV Times | November 27, 2020 - 5:53pm

There were seven new cases of COVID-19 reported on the Island in the past two days — four on Thursday and three on Friday. Friday’s new cases mark 45 cases reported this week — a hopeful sign of ... Read full article

Three Island towns are now in state’s ‘red zone’

MV Times | November 27, 2020 - 5:53pm

Oak Bluffs has joined Tisbury and Edgartown as communities with the highest risk of community spread, according to new data released by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. According to the ... Read full article

Lighting up for the holiday

MV Times | November 27, 2020 - 4:55pm

Rob Gatchell flipped the switch on this annual holiday light display at 148 County Road in Oak Bluffs on Thanksgiving night. Gatchell collects donations for the Island Food Pantry.   ... Read full article