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Toxicology tests offer ‘more questions than answers’

MV Times | March 5, 2021 - 3:09pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday night heard from various experts on the toxicology reports compiled by two environmental consulting firms — Tetra Tech and Horsley Witten.  At the third ... Read full article

Attorney: New evidence emerges in Bagnall case

MV Times | March 5, 2021 - 1:15pm

Edgartown’s Shellfish Constable Paul Bagnall came before Edgartown District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes remotely Friday morning for a pretrial conference on a charge of property defacement.  Bagnall ... Read full article

One new COVID case Thursday

MV Times | March 4, 2021 - 5:20pm

The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported one new confirmed case from the hospital of COVID-19 Thursday, continuing a trend of low confirmed cases on the Island in the past two weeks. The ... Read full article

State financing comes through for Perlman House

MV Times | March 4, 2021 - 3:45pm

Island Housing Trust’s Perlman House is already completed and tenants have moved in. Now the final piece has come through, $1.2 million in anticipated financing from MassHousing for the seven-unit ... Read full article

Three vie for two selectmen seats in O.B.

MV Times | March 4, 2021 - 2:18pm

Three candidates are seeking two seats are open on the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen as longtime selectman Greg Coogan will not seek reelection. Nominations closed earlier this week. Coogan, who has ... Read full article

Patient Centric sells West Tisbury locations

MV Times | March 3, 2021 - 7:25pm

Patient Centric of Martha’s Vineyard is selling its West Tisbury locations to FFD Enterprises Ma., also known as Fine Fettle. At a Wednesday meeting of the West Tisbury board of selectmen, the ... Read full article

Up-Island school committee allows chargers at Chilmark School

MV Times | March 3, 2021 - 2:57pm

The Up-Island Regional School District (UIRSD) supported the idea of one or more electric vehicle (EV) rapid chargers in the parking lot of the Chilmark School. Although Chilmark will be the last ... Read full article

Could cost more to hunt and fish

MV Times | March 3, 2021 - 2:39pm

For the first time in 25 years, MassWildlife is proposing to increase its freshwater fishing, hunting, and trapping license fees, a move the agency says would make up for declines in the number of ... Read full article

Aquinnah plans to invite tribe to the table

MV Times | March 2, 2021 - 8:03pm

The Aquinnah board of selectmen will reach out to the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) through a letter inviting them back to the table to talk about the tribe’s gambling facility. At a meeting ... Read full article

Gearing up for the 2021 Virtual Island Summit

MV Times | March 2, 2021 - 1:42pm

The 2021 Virtual Island Summit will be hosted by Pathways and Vineyard FutureWorks on Thursday, March 4, from 7 to 9 pm, and will feature conversation with Phil Wallis and Christine Todd, according to ... Read full article