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Hospital urges patients to not delay care

MV Times | September 23, 2020 - 3:44pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is urging people to not delay their medical care, and to receive flu shots ahead of the fall and winter seasons. The hospital has tested 4,850 patients since it began ... Read full article


Defendant accused of Voshell shooting death gets bail

MV Times | September 23, 2020 - 3:18pm

The Taunton man accused in the shooting death of Eric Voshell at a Fall River biker bar has been granted bail by the judge in the case. Voshell, an Oak Bluffs firefighter and a member of the ... Read full article


Ethnic vitriol punctuates parking lot fracas

MV Times | September 23, 2020 - 3:01pm

A slur-laced tirade during a parking lot dispute in Vineyard Haven Monday nearly brought people to blows. The situation involved a pickup that had a car partially blocked. The pickup operator, a white ... Read full article


Tisbury seeks participation in park survey

MV Times | September 23, 2020 - 2:58pm

The recently appointed Tisbury open space and recreation committee has started their term with a survey on town parks. They are interested in learning how residents currently use the parks, what ... Read full article


Vineyard House awarded $1,500 grant 

MV Times | September 23, 2020 - 2:57pm

Vineyard House will be receiving a $1,500 charitable grant from the Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR) Charitable Foundation, facilitated by the Cape Cod & Islands Association of Realtors ... Read full article


Make your mail-in vote count

MV Times | September 23, 2020 - 2:52pm

In the age of COVID, mail-in ballots offer an opportunity for many who are immunocompromised or in the susceptible age group to vote safely and securely. But voting by mail is useful for anyone who ... Read full article


Recovery community hit hard by pandemic

MV Times | September 23, 2020 - 2:45pm

When the pandemic shut down the country in March, many were shuttered inside their homes, unable to work, and unable to spend time in person with their family and friends. For those with substance use ... Read full article


Oak Bluffs sets date for special town meeting

MV Times | September 23, 2020 - 2:42pm

Oak Bluffs selectmen set Saturday, Nov. 14, as the date for a special town meeting. Selectmen did not set a time for the Saturday meeting, which will be held at the Oak Bluffs School.  The town ... Read full article


TestMV reports new confirmed case

MV Times | September 22, 2020 - 7:38pm

TestMV reported one new case of COVID-19 Tuesday bringing the total number of confirmed cases tested at the asymptomatic testing site to 27. TestMV, which is located at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional ... Read full article


Edgartown sets scallop season dates

MV Times | September 22, 2020 - 5:31pm

Dust off your dip nets and peep sights, because the Edgartown selectmen approved the recreational and commercial scallop seasons for this fall. Shellfish constable Paul Bagnall told selectmen he spoke ... Read full article