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Defendant in alleged shoplifting spree returns to court

MV Times | October 20, 2020 - 3:14pm

A New Jersey man is due back in court on Nov. 2 to face charges stemming from allegations of shoplifting from multiple Oak Bluffs businesses in September. On Sept. 8, Mohammed Khan, 36, of Bayonne, N ... Read full article

COVID-19 scares off Halloween events

MV Times | October 20, 2020 - 2:57pm

Several residents of one of the most popular spots for trick-or-treating on Martha’s Vineyard have decided not to hand out candy and treats this year. Wiet Bacheller, a William Street resident of ... Read full article

SSA: State bailout may not be needed

MV Times | October 20, 2020 - 2:01pm

A combination of increased vehicle traffic and freight traffic has helped float the Steamship Authority toward improved finances, which general manager Robert Davis said could eliminate the need for a ... Read full article

Edgartown may get Underground Railroad plaque

MV Times | October 20, 2020 - 1:50pm

Elaine Weintraub, executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard African American Heritage Trail, informed selectmen that Edgartown Harbor is now officially recognized as a site on the National ... Read full article

School renovation project lowered to $53.2 million

MV Times | October 20, 2020 - 9:38am

Monday night the Tisbury School Building Committee received a $53,185,500 estimate to gut and renovate the town’s elementary school. The figure came in at about $4 million less than an earlier rough ... Read full article

No new COVID-19 cases Monday

MV Times | October 19, 2020 - 6:10pm

There were no new cases of COVID-19 reported Monday, but an individual who previously tested positive was retested and tested positive again, resulting in an increase in the total number of COVID-19 ... Read full article

A new course for Scott Goldin

MV Times | October 19, 2020 - 1:26pm

When Scott Goldin was offered the job of assistant director at the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School, it was not only the culmination of nearly eight years of dedicated work as an educator, but ... Read full article

Shenandoah traditions will continue

MV Times | October 19, 2020 - 1:13pm

Capt. Morgan Douglas, general manager of Black Dog Tall Ships, the company that has long managed the legendary schooner Shendandoah, recently acknowledged the transfer of the vessel to FUEL ... Read full article

Edgartown officers give back through golf

MV Times | October 19, 2020 - 12:54pm

The Edgartown Patrolman’s Association Golf Tournament, which usually accepts donations from local businesses, decided this year was their year to give back. Each year, the Edgartown Patrolman’s ... Read full article

Scaled-down ceremony wraps up 75th Derby

MV Times | October 18, 2020 - 5:23pm

It was a different kind of Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby this year, but the values the tournament exemplifies in the Island community remained. At a scaled-down ceremony underneath ... Read full article