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No new COVID-19 cases Monday

MV Times | September 21, 2020 - 4:53pm

There were no new cases of COVID-19 Monday. Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported its first September case last Friday. That case marks 46 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the hospital began testing in ... Read full article

A cairn-do attitude

MV Times | September 21, 2020 - 2:24pm

When dozens of cairns mysteriously popped up along the Lagoon Drawbridge in Vineyard Haven, it didn’t take long for Islanders to notice. In a line spanning almost the entirety of the bridge, these ... Read full article

West Tisbury police searching for missing man

MV Times | September 21, 2020 - 12:53pm

West Tisbury Police are asking for the public’s help in trying to locate Adam Friedman, who has been missing since Saturday night, according to a press release. Friedman is a 52-year-old male with a ... Read full article

SSA issues travel alert

MV Times | September 21, 2020 - 9:23am

On Monday afternoon, the Steamship Authority issued the following travel alert: “The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Advisory from 9 am to 11 pm Tuesday, September 22, 2020, for the ... Read full article

Firefighters respond to Oak Bluffs fire for third time

MV Times | September 21, 2020 - 7:42am

Updated 7 pm Oak Bluffs firefighters responded to a brush fire behind the town’s cemetery for a third time Monday after pockets of smoke and flame were discovered during an inspection of the area ... Read full article

Rally at courthouse stands against mass incarceration

MV Times | September 19, 2020 - 9:08pm

Dozens of activists stood out front of the courthouse Saturday evening to speak out against racial injustice, particularly in relation to the mass incarceration of minorities in America. Elaine ... Read full article

Children’s memorial offers families hope

MV Times | September 19, 2020 - 6:54pm

The pandemic has reminded us of the importance of coming together with and for those we love. A partly in-person, partly virtual day of remembrance ensured families could commune and remember their ... Read full article

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died

MV Times | September 18, 2020 - 9:15pm

Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday from complications of metastatic pancreas cancer, according to published reports. Ginsburg was 87. Reports of her death prompted immediate ... Read full article

Hospital reports new case Friday

MV Times | September 18, 2020 - 5:54pm

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported a new case of COVID-19 Friday — it’s first this month.  The new case marks 46 confirmed cases of COVID-19 since the hospital began testing in March. In total, the ... Read full article

Vineyard football pioneer dead at 93

MV Times | September 18, 2020 - 3:44pm

John (“Jack”) Kelley, the inaugural head coach of Martha’s Vineyard high school football and a famed hockey coach with Boston University and the New England/Hartford Whalers, died on Tuesday at the ... Read full article