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Mystery bird disease is going away

MV Times | August 26, 2021 - 12:13pm

The mysterious bird disease that caused “eye swelling and crusty discharge, as well as neurological signs” that was circulating in multiple states and Washington, DC, appears to be going away. In July ... Read full article

Island under air quality advisory

MV Times | August 26, 2021 - 11:55am

Air quality on the Vineyard Thursday could cause problems for those in sensitive health groups and those with pre-existing lung conditions, as ground-level ozone settles into the area, according to a ... Read full article

GoFundMe started for former traffic officer

MV Times | August 26, 2021 - 11:31am

A GoFundMe for former Edgartown traffic officer Hayden Ginnetti has raised more than $65,000 to help Ginnetti after he suffered a serious spinal cord injury earlier this week. Ginnetti suffered the ... Read full article

Collision briefly closes State Road in VH

MV Times | August 26, 2021 - 10:46am

Updated A two-car collision near Martha’s Vineyard Bank on State Road in Vineyard Haven Thursday shutdown traffic for about 20 minutes while first responders worked the scene and ramp trucks hauled ... Read full article

Governor sidelined with oil pressure issue

MV Times | August 25, 2021 - 7:53pm

The Steamship Authority’s oldest ferry, the Governor, has been sidelined following an oil pressure alarm.  “The issue is still under investigation,” SSA spokesperson Sean Driscoll emailed at 7:30 pm ... Read full article

Governor sidelined Wednesday, returns Thursday

MV Times | August 25, 2021 - 7:53pm

Updated 12 pm The Steamship Authority’s oldest ferry, the Governor was sidelined Wednesday after an oil pressure alarm issue arose. The vessel returned to service Thursday.  “The issue is still under ... Read full article

Nantucket group sues over Vineyard Wind

MV Times | August 25, 2021 - 4:03pm

A group of Nantucket residents opposed to an offshore wind farm, proposed to the south of Martha’s Vineyard, filed a federal suit, according to the State House News Service. The suit was filed on ... Read full article

West Tisbury’s Huseby development resurfaces

MV Times | August 25, 2021 - 3:02pm

A housing project proposed at the old Olsen farm in West Tisbury has re-emerged. Developer William Cumming, who grew up in Katama, recently signed agreements with the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank and ... Read full article

TestMV moves to Ag Hall

MV Times | August 25, 2021 - 2:24pm

TestMV, the Island’s asymptomatic testing site, is moving to a new home outside the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury. Testing at the new location will begin Monday, August 30. Hours are from 9 am to ... Read full article

Youth basketball provides opioid addiction awareness

MV Times | August 25, 2021 - 2:04pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Boat to Basket Youth Basketball Showcase returns to Niantic Park in Oak Bluffs for its second annual event to raise awareness on addiction and peer pressure, according to a press ... Read full article