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Reopening leaves many businesses with unknowns

MV Times | May 21, 2020 - 6:18am

The Island’s hospitality industry reacted with a mix of frustration and concern after Gov. Charlie Baker released the state’s four-phase reopening plan Monday.  Restaurant and hotel owners felt they ... Read full article

P.A. Club asks for community support

MV Times | May 20, 2020 - 4:22pm

A GoFundMe page has been created to gather financial support for the Portuguese-American (P.A.) Club as it faces the economic crisis brought on by the pandemic. Gillian Badot, who created the ... Read full article

Tisbury School project planning continues 

MV Times | May 20, 2020 - 3:54pm

The Tisbury School Building Committee continues to meet and work on plans for a renovation/addition project for the school’s needs. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 26, at 4 pm. Parents ... Read full article

Memorial Day ceremonies will be different this year

MV Times | May 20, 2020 - 3:52pm

The American Legion is still planning to have a small ceremony for Memorial Day this year, but they’re asking the public to be respectful and drive through the Vineyard Haven cemetery after the ... Read full article

Remembering Joseph Dias Sr.

MV Times | May 20, 2020 - 3:19pm

In the Crossways Cemetery in Tisbury can be found the fallen headstone of Joseph Dias Sr. and his wife, Sarah Manter. Dias served in the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War and was ... Read full article

Aquinnah addresses short-term rentals

MV Times | May 20, 2020 - 2:50pm

Aquinnah officials are considering how to deal with the possible reopening of short-term rentals, following Gov. Charlie Baker’s decision on whether to begin phase two of the back-to-work plan. Baker ... Read full article

Patriot owner defends against online accusations

MV Times | May 20, 2020 - 2:45pm

A Vineyard contractor called out Patriot Party boats, operator of the ferry Quickwater, on Facebook for lax pandemic precautions that may have infected one of his employees. Jeff Melanson alleged in a ... Read full article

Vineyard beaches open for Memorial Day

MV Times | May 20, 2020 - 2:02pm

Updated May 21  With Memorial Day close at hand, beachgoers will find themselves in atmospheres unlike anything experienced on the Vineyard before. Friends and family together on towels, under ... Read full article

Elective procedures return at hospital

MV Times | May 20, 2020 - 1:53pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital is bringing back a slate of elective procedures after putting them on hold during the coronavirus pandemic. In a conference call with reporters Wednesday, hospital CEO ... Read full article

Oak Bluffs signs up

MV Times | May 20, 2020 - 12:50pm

You may start seeing new signs in downtown Oak Bluffs ahead of Memorial Day weekend. In an effort to help educate the public, the town of Oak Bluffs is working on new signage around town and at ... Read full article