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Eight new COVID-19 cases Thursday

MV Times | January 14, 2021 - 5:05pm

There were eight new confirmed cases of COVID-19 Thursday — three from Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, two from TestMV, and three from other healthcare providers. The hospital has conducted 11,266 tests ... Read full article


Baker: Vaccines to congregate housing, prisons, shelters on Monday

MV Times | January 14, 2021 - 2:36pm

In another step for vaccine distribution, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Wednesday that Massachusetts will begin administering COVID-19 vaccines to those in congregate care settings, prisons, and ... Read full article


School project to cost average taxpayer $738 per year

MV Times | January 14, 2021 - 2:31pm

For the first time, Tisbury taxpayers are getting a sense of how much a Tisbury School renovation and addition project will cost them. At a joint meeting held between the select board, school ... Read full article


Harbor Homes takes lead in addressing homelessness

MV Times | January 14, 2021 - 1:37pm

Harbor Homes of Martha’s Vineyard is officially taking the helm for homelessness prevention and remediation on-Island after becoming the umbrella organization for such services during the COVID-19 ... Read full article


Majority of Island first responders set to receive COVID vaccine

MV Times | January 14, 2021 - 12:52pm

There are 250 out of 275 Island first responders set to get the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Friday and Island chiefs are hoping the number will rise. The hospital, boards of health, ... Read full article


Dupon changes lawyers

MV Times | January 14, 2021 - 12:43pm

For reasons that weren’t described in court, Zachary Dupon has switched to a new attorney. Dupon, the 25-year-old Oak Bluffs man charged with motor vehicle homicide by reckless operation in the head ... Read full article


Trustees get $50,000 for Long Point restoration

MV Times | January 13, 2021 - 3:52pm

The Baker-Polito administration recently awarded $50,000 to the town of West Tisbury for The Trustees of Reservations to conduct savanna and scrub oak-heath shrubland restoration at Long Point ... Read full article


West Tisbury gets $50,000 for Long Point restoration

MV Times | January 13, 2021 - 3:52pm

The Baker-Polito administration recently awarded $50,000 to the town of West Tisbury for The Trustees of Reservations to conduct savanna and scrub oak-heath shrubland restoration at Long Point ... Read full article


Housing Assistance offers rental assistance

MV Times | January 13, 2021 - 3:51pm

Winter on the Island for the local workforce is difficult, due to the nature of a seasonal economy, but the hardships of the ordinary winter season have been exacerbated by the current pandemic. Local ... Read full article


Vaccines for general public expected in spring

MV Times | January 13, 2021 - 2:25pm

Updated 4:35 pm  Plans for vaccinating the Martha’s Vineyard community are underway at the hospital, with an estimated rollout for the general public in the spring and throughout the summer. Speaking ... Read full article