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Steamship Authority books found in order

MV Times | July 29, 2020 - 2:09pm

Representatives of the auditing firm RSM told the Steamship Authority board at a special meeting Tuesday that the ferry lines’s books are in order. The news comes on the coattails of questions raised ... Read full article

SUV plunges into Menemsha Channel

MV Times | July 28, 2020 - 9:02pm

  An SUV, believed to be a Range Rover, went careening into the water near the Coast Guard boathouse in Menemsha Tuesday evening, somersaulted as its nose hit the water, and landed on its roof, ... Read full article

Mandatory masks required in parts of Vineyard Haven

MV Times | July 28, 2020 - 5:09pm

The Tisbury board of health has approved a mandatory mask order for Main Street, most of Beach Road and parking lots at Owen Park, Tashmoo Beach, and Lake Street Landing effective at midnight Thursday ... Read full article

School year reduced to 170 days

MV Times | July 28, 2020 - 3:38pm

The state teachers’ unions reached an agreement with the state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) reducing the school year to 170 days to give educators time to plan for the ... Read full article

LUPC gives informal no to Meeting House development

MV Times | July 28, 2020 - 3:26pm

In a nonbinding, informal straw vote Monday night, a majority of members of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission’s Land Use Planning Committee voiced their opposition to the large Meeting House Place ... Read full article

Edgartown Police hunt for missing dog

MV Times | July 28, 2020 - 3:06pm

Edgartown Police are searching for a missing dog that was allegedly abused by a Rhode Island man. The man was arrested Saturday after witnesses called police to report a man kicking a dog on Upper ... Read full article

Healthy Aging and IGI give garden kits to seniors

MV Times | July 28, 2020 - 1:39pm

Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard (HAMV) and Island Grown Initiative (IGI) are delivering at-home gardening kits to seniors so they can grow their own fresh produce. HAMV executive director Cindy Trish ... Read full article

Basement fire extinguished before it spread

MV Times | July 28, 2020 - 11:41am

Updated July 28 Oak Bluffs firefighters knocked down a basement fire at 24 Fitchburg Ave. late Tuesday morning, stopping a fast-spreading blaze. “We were able to stop it before it got into the walls,” ... Read full article

Hen-slayer not euthanized 

MV Times | July 28, 2020 - 8:42am

Nesta, a husky that was accused of killing Buffy, a pet hen belonging to mystery writer Cynthia Riggs, hasn’t been put down by her owner, according to West Tisbury animal control officer Anthony ... Read full article

Quick action helps girl caught in Chappy current

MV Times | July 27, 2020 - 3:47pm

On Sunday, Danielle Sherman and her husband Tisbury police Sgt. Max Sherman were heroes for a young girl stuck under the Dyke Bridge on Chappaquiddick. The Shermans and their three children were ... Read full article