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Neighbor pushes back against Donaroma compost site

MV Times | August 4, 2020 - 3:12pm

An official with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection is headed to the Vineyard this month to review Donaroma’s Nursery’s operation of a composting facility at Daniels Farm in ... Read full article

Little Bridge jump proves tragic

MV Times | August 4, 2020 - 3:00pm

A young man who jumped from Little Bridge in Oak Bluffs Monday afternoon got hurt badly and was airlifted off the Vineyard. Oak Bluffs Deputy Fire Chief Manuel Rose said it appears the young man ... Read full article

Hospital cuts staff in cost-saving measure

MV Times | August 4, 2020 - 2:37pm

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has eliminated 11 administrative positions to save money. The cuts were announced Tuesday afternoon by hospital CEO Denise Schepici. “This is a difficult decision, but ... Read full article

Families move into their new homes

MV Times | August 4, 2020 - 1:00pm

Gary Birge made a deal with Island Housing Trust. He sold them his two-acre property on Daggett Avenue, with a main house and cottage. The main house was renovated into two three-bedroom homes, and ... Read full article

Island emergency shelter moves to high school

MV Times | August 4, 2020 - 12:52pm

The Islandwide emergency shelter is moving from the Oak Bluffs School to the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) in order to meet the COVID-19 space requirements during a disaster. Erik ... Read full article

Low-number license place auction returns

MV Times | August 4, 2020 - 12:10pm

M.V. Community Services (MVCS) is hosting its sixth Low-Number Online Auction, which will feature MV license plates 2 through 5. The auction will open on Friday, August 7, at 9 am, and will close on ... Read full article

Max the dog put in custody of another third party

MV Times | August 3, 2020 - 3:43pm

Updated Aug. 4 Max, the Australian cattle dog allegedly abused by his owner, has been placed with another private steward. The move comes after an allegation the owner snatched Max from the first ... Read full article

House bill calls for electric ferry study

MV Times | August 3, 2020 - 3:34pm

On Friday, the Massachusetts House of Representatives passed a climate package to put the commonwealth on track to reach net-zero emissions by 2050, including an amendment made by State Rep. Dylan ... Read full article

Edgartown gets outdoor dining grant

MV Times | August 3, 2020 - 2:53pm

On Friday, the town of Edgartown was awarded a $20,000 grant from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) through its Shared Streets and Spaces Program. Funds are intended to support ... Read full article

Update: New COVID-19 case at TestMV site

MV Times | August 3, 2020 - 2:50pm

Updated August 4 The TestMV site reported a new case Tuesday, bringing its total number of confirmed cases to 16. As of Tuesday, the TestMV site reports 7,473 total tests performed, with 6,905 ... Read full article