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Vaccination question lurks at Howes House

MV Times | June 17, 2021 - 7:33pm

Susan Silk came before the West Tisbury select board Wednesday evening with allegations that Up-Island Council on Aging staff, specifically at the Howes House, aren’t vaccinated. Silk told the board ... Read full article

Tisbury voters go to the polls

MV Times | June 17, 2021 - 5:22pm

Early voting for the Tisbury town election was held on Thursday and 277 voters went to the polls, according to town clerk Hillary Conklin. In a strange twist, that’s precisely the number of ... Read full article

Last day of school marks new beginning

MV Times | June 17, 2021 - 2:59pm

After a year of masks, social distancing, and hours of Zoom classes, students and teachers are letting out a collective sigh of relief as they head into the summer. “I’m really just so excited for a ... Read full article

Martha’s Vineyard Bank opens a new Falmouth branch

MV Times | June 17, 2021 - 1:18pm

Martha’s Vineyard Bank announced the Grand Opening of its newest location on the Village Green in Falmouth at 84 Main Street on June 18. This historic building has been a banking site for more than ... Read full article

Seger remains at the helm at MV Museum

MV Times | June 17, 2021 - 12:42pm

Updated Taking over as the leader of a museum during a global pandemic may not seem like the best timing, but for Heather Seger it was just the experience she needed to prove to herself that she could ... Read full article

Buddy trial rescheduled as Barnes scolds Barnes

MV Times | June 17, 2021 - 12:28pm

A jury trial on charges against Mason Buddy was rescheduled Thursday morning in Edgartown District Court. The trial could not be held because the Massachusetts Trial Court System has yet to resume ... Read full article

Three candidates vie for lone seat on Aquinnah selectboard

MV Times | June 17, 2021 - 8:27am

As longtime selectman Jim Newman departs the board, three candidates with varying backgrounds are vying for his vacant seat.  Adrian Higgins is a business owner with experience in permitting and ... Read full article

New initiative combats economic downturn on-Island

MV Times | June 16, 2021 - 3:41pm

The business community on Martha’s Vineyard is slowly working its way out of an economic crisis that shook the foundations of nonprofit organizations and for-profit companies and how they operate. ... Read full article

Edgartown–West Tisbury Road is getting trashed

MV Times | June 16, 2021 - 2:54pm

The police departments of Edgartown and West Tisbury say that uncovered trucks are dropping trash on Edgartown–West Tisbury Road.  Edgartown Police Chief Bruce McNamee said his officers are being ... Read full article

Wastewater floods Nantucket crew quarters

MV Times | June 16, 2021 - 2:46pm

A wastewater line on the Steamship Authority ferry Nantucket backed up Monday flooding part of the crew quarters on the vessel. The wastewater didn’t extend into public areas of the vessel and didn’t ... Read full article