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Vineyard seeks to support sister island following volcanic eruption

MV Times | April 16, 2021 - 2:51pm

A gofundme relief effort to support Martha’s Vineyard’s sister Island, St. Vincent, following a devastating volcanic eruption on April 9 seeks to send much-needed supplies to the hard-hit community. ... Read full article

MVC closes MVRHS field hearing after sixth session

MV Times | April 16, 2021 - 12:33pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) closed the development of regional impact (DRI) hearing on phase one of the proposed Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) field project after more than ... Read full article

Steamship Authority changes course on hay

MV Times | April 16, 2021 - 9:54am

The Steamship Authority has loosened its restrictions on hay transportation following an uptick in farmer discontent on the subject.  Vineyard farmers complained in January that SSA policy on hay had ... Read full article

Management of Alley’s General Store changing hands

MV Times | April 15, 2021 - 1:13pm

UPDATED A historic West Tisbury store — a frequent stop on the Obama family’s presidential vacations on-Island — is undergoing a change in management. In a press release issued Thursday, ... Read full article

Green-Beach, Balboni win O.B. seats

MV Times | April 15, 2021 - 11:33am

Updated 7:30 pm  Newcomer Emma Green-Beach and incumbent Jason Balboni won the two open seats on the Oak Bluffs select board, edging out Rich Michelson at the polls Thursday in the Island’s only ... Read full article

M.V. Community Services plans job fair

MV Times | April 14, 2021 - 3:34pm

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) will host a job fair on Tuesday, April 20, from 10 am to 4 pm on the main campus of MVCS at 111 Edgartown Road in Oak Bluffs, located across from the Martha ... Read full article

Septic company allegedly returns waste over bill dispute

MV Times | April 13, 2021 - 3:56pm

A Vineyard Haven septic company allegedly pumped septage back into a homeowner’s underground tanks due to a dispute. On Monday Edgartown Police were called to a property on Mill Hill Road because the ... Read full article

Stop & Shop back open after brief evacuation

MV Times | April 13, 2021 - 3:13pm

A generator malfunction caused a brief evacuation at the Edgartown Stop & Shop Tuesday afternoon. Edgartown Fire Chief Alex Schaeffer told The Times that an old generator was turned on per weekly ... Read full article

Samantha Maltais receives law school scholarship

MV Times | April 13, 2021 - 3:03pm

For centuries, indigenous people and native nations have fallen victim to an oppressive system deeply rooted in European elitism. As a member of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), Samantha ... Read full article

Edgartown mediates dock dispute

MV Times | April 13, 2021 - 2:45pm

Following a dispute over the use of dock on 119 North Water St., the Edgartown select board asked for owner Bernard Chiu and his attorney to work with town boards to assure compliance with regulations ... Read full article