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No clear mission for National Guard order

MV Times | August 31, 2020 - 11:25am

Gov. Charlie Baker called 1,000 members of the Massachusetts National Guard into active duty over the weekend in case city or town officials needed their help with unspecified issues, the State House ... Read full article


Ferry worker positive for COVID-19

MV Times | August 28, 2020 - 5:37pm

An employee on the Steamship Authority ferry Woods Hole has tested positive for COVID-19. The vessel is currently on the Nantucket route.  The last shift the employee worked on the vessel was noon Aug ... Read full article


UPDATE: Two ferry workers test positive for COVID-19

MV Times | August 28, 2020 - 5:37pm

  Updated Aug. 30 @ 7:50 pm Two Steamship Authority employees have tested positive for COVID-19 and as a result of the second employee testing positive some Sunday crossings have been canceled, ... Read full article


UPDATE: Three ferry workers test positive for COVID-19

MV Times | August 28, 2020 - 5:37pm

    Updated August 31 at 4:50 pm Three Steamship Authority employees have tested positive for COVID-19. The most recent positive test for a crew member involves someone who last worked on ... Read full article


Construction of Beach Road SUP about to begin

MV Times | August 28, 2020 - 3:33pm

A project years in the making is about to begin on Beach Road, according to an email from Tisbury Police Chief Mark Saloio. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will be doing ... Read full article


Elementary schools revise reopening plan

MV Times | August 28, 2020 - 3:13pm

The Island elementary schools are taking a different approach to school reopening by rethinking the way student cohorts get reintroduced to in-person learning. Assistant Superintendent Richie Smith ... Read full article


Building committee postpones, Dover Amendment moot

MV Times | August 28, 2020 - 2:29pm

The Tisbury School Building Committee has postponed its weekly meeting scheduled for Aug. 31. “The decision was made in view of the compressed schedule and workload of many of the [committee] members ... Read full article


Childcare program to help families with remote learning

MV Times | August 28, 2020 - 2:23pm

Gov. Charlie Baker signed an executive order Friday that will allow the Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) to allow currently licensed after-school and out-of-school programs to operate ... Read full article


Ethics Commission consulted, Metell says

MV Times | August 28, 2020 - 12:39pm

A recently appointed Tisbury finance committee member said she has consulted with the State Ethics Commission about possible conflicts of interest that may arise during the time she serves, because of ... Read full article


Update: Hospital, TestMV report new cases

MV Times | August 28, 2020 - 10:30am

Updated 4:50 pm The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and the TestMV site both reported new cases of COVID-19 Friday. The hospital’s new case is its eighth and brings the hospital’s total number of COVID-19 ... Read full article