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Ahoy! Boat accident on State Road 

MV Times | May 22, 2020 - 1:27pm

A boat landed on State Road late Friday morning. Mariner Jason Gale told The Times he was hauling an old bay scallop boat, the Double Digit, when someone cut him off, and he was forced to lock up his ... Read full article

MVRHS must cut more than $1 million to level-fund budget

MV Times | May 22, 2020 - 1:04pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) is seeking to trim more than $1 million from next fiscal year’s spending plan to keep costs in line with the current fiscal year budget. Officials ... Read full article

Island Home back in service

MV Times | May 22, 2020 - 12:37pm

The Steamship Authority’s largest ferry is back in service. The vessel motored over from the SSA repair facility in Fairhaven Wednesday night and entered service Thursday, according to SSA ... Read full article

League to host Zoom candidate forums

MV Times | May 22, 2020 - 11:37am

The League of Women Voters of Martha’s Vineyard is in the process of redefining its mission to bring candidates before the public in the age of COVID-19. The league is sponsoring a series of candidate ... Read full article

Island company delivers new app

MV Times | May 21, 2020 - 2:54pm

The Port Supply Co. is a new mobile app and online platform that allows Islanders to order food and other goods for contactless pickup and delivery. This practice has become essential during the COVID ... Read full article

County commissioners voice support for Malkin

MV Times | May 21, 2020 - 2:29pm

Wednesday night, Dukes County Commissioners reaffirmed their support for Jim Malkin, the representative to the Steamship Authority they appointed in March to replace outgoing board member Marc Hanover ... Read full article

Five days since last confirmed case on Island

MV Times | May 21, 2020 - 2:16pm

Updated May 22 For the fifth day in a row, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital has reported no new confirmed cases of COVID-19. In its daily update, the hospital reported it has tested 763 patients for ... Read full article

West Tisbury talks town meeting

MV Times | May 21, 2020 - 1:07pm

The West Tisbury town meeting is slated to happen on June 23 at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs, but officials are still deciding the best way to make that happen. According to town administrator Jen ... Read full article

Print edition of The Times delayed one day

MV Times | May 21, 2020 - 11:13am

Your print edition of the Martha’s Vineyard Times will be a day late. Due to problems at the plant used to print the newspaper, one section of the newspaper was produced with four blank pages. The ... Read full article

Reopening leaves many businesses with unknowns

MV Times | May 21, 2020 - 6:18am

The Island’s hospitality industry reacted with a mix of frustration and concern after Gov. Charlie Baker released the state’s four-phase reopening plan Monday.  Restaurant and hotel owners felt they ... Read full article