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Wreaths Across America observed in Tisbury

MV Times | December 18, 2020 - 2:27pm

Members of the American Legion in Tisbury participated in a Wreaths Across America ceremony Friday morning, a national military tribute with the motto, “Remember. Honor. Teach.” In the face of a ... Read full article

Town officials: No cover up, no collusion

MV Times | December 18, 2020 - 12:35pm

The Mansion House met its deadline to install a leaching field, and there was no attempt to cover up the hotel’s illegal discharge of groundwater into the town’s wastewater treatment plant, Tisbury ... Read full article

West Tisbury keeps police chief, looks for new fire chief

MV Times | December 17, 2020 - 2:46pm

West Tisbury selectmen voted 2-0 to sign a new three-year contract with Police Chief Matt Mincone. Selectman Jeffrey “Skipper” Manter recused himself because he is a member of the police department. ... Read full article

First COVID-19 vaccines go to frontline hospital workers

MV Times | December 17, 2020 - 10:11am

UPDATED 12/17 There was an air of excitement and relief at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Thursday morning as Dr. Karen Casper and Sandra Carvalho, an environmental services worker, were the first two ... Read full article

Inn owners: Precautions were taken at cluster wedding

MV Times | December 17, 2020 - 6:44am

Nearly a month and a half after public health officials reported the Island’s first cluster of COVID-19 cases linked to a wedding at Lambert’s Cove Inn in West Tisbury, inn owners Keya and John Cain ... Read full article

Storm cancels evening ferries; delays newspaper

MV Times | December 17, 2020 - 6:01am

Updated 5:45 pm A winter storm packing snow and powerful winds has delayed the print edition of The Martha’s Vineyard Times from being delivered to the Island. Watch for The Times in your ... Read full article

Mansion House triple-matches donations to food pantry

MV Times | December 16, 2020 - 2:55pm

The Mansion House in Tisbury presented a $1,500 check to the Island Food Pantry after triple-matching all employee donations. Hotel owner Susan Goldstein told The Times she and her staff are thankful ... Read full article

Santa is coming to West Tisbury

MV Times | December 16, 2020 - 2:53pm

Santa Claus is expected at the West Tisbury Fire Station at 454 State Road on Sunday, Dec. 20. Santa is coming at the invitation of West Tisbury’s Fire and Police departments and Tri-Town Ambulance, ... Read full article

‘Waiting Little of the Month’ campaign revived

MV Times | December 16, 2020 - 2:31pm

Big Brothers Big Sisters is once again launching its “Waiting Little of the Month” campaign, following success from last year’s effort, to match four young boys with mentors. This year’s campaign ... Read full article

New stewards sought for Menemsha Fish House

MV Times | December 16, 2020 - 2:12pm

Chilmark is looking for a new steward for the former Menemsha Fish House building through a public bidding process. The parks and recreation department will hold a public hearing for applicants on Jan ... Read full article