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UPDATED: Video shows Chilmark house fire

MV Times | October 18, 2020 - 11:14am

Chilmark firefighters were called to a fire at an unoccupied house off South Road in Chilmark at about 3 am Sunday.  “I arrived on scene seven minutes after the page,” Chilmark Fire Chief Jeremy ... Read full article


Fire destroys Chilmark house

MV Times | October 18, 2020 - 11:14am

Chilmark firefighters were called to a fire at an unoccupied house off South Road in Chilmark at about 3 am Sunday.  “I arrived on scene seven minutes after the page,” Chilmark Fire Chief Jeremy ... Read full article


Early voting popular amidst election uncertainty

MV Times | October 17, 2020 - 4:03pm

Uncertainty over mail-in ballots, an effort to avoid large crowds during the pandemic, and simple practicality were all motivators that sent voters to the polls Saturday morning for the first day of ... Read full article


Ranking the candidates

MV Times | October 16, 2020 - 3:17pm

As early voting begins on Saturday and the general election is set for Nov. 3, voters in Massachusetts will be faced with Question 2 on their ballot — to have or not to have ranked-choice voting. ... Read full article


Ballot question worries Vineyard auto mechanics

MV Times | October 16, 2020 - 2:33pm

Independent automotive repair shops on Martha’s Vineyard do not want to see a no vote on state ballot Question 1, the right to repair. The ballot question revolves around telemetric software common to ... Read full article


MVC approves revised DRI checklist

MV Times | October 16, 2020 - 12:09pm

After a nearly 18 month process, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission gave final approval to a  sweeping set of changes to its Development of Regional Impact checklist Thursday night. Commissioners voted ... Read full article


MV Bank acquires new Falmouth location

MV Times | October 16, 2020 - 11:13am

Martha’s Vineyard Bank acquired 84 Main Street in Falmouth, Massachusetts, according to a press release. MV Bank is currently filing with state and local regulators, including the Massachusetts ... Read full article


Mail-in update and early voting begins

MV Times | October 16, 2020 - 11:05am

Mail-in voters should be sure to write their physical address where they are registered to vote in line three of the mail-in ballot, but most importantly sign their name. According to West Tisbury ... Read full article


TestMV reports new case

MV Times | October 15, 2020 - 5:52pm

TestMV reported a new confirmed case of COVID-19, bringing the Island’s total number of confirmed cases 85 since March. The new case is a female under 20 years old, according to data from the Martha’s ... Read full article


Tisbury issues Halloween guidance

MV Times | October 15, 2020 - 3:53pm

If you’re planning on taking your children trick-or-treating this Halloween or giving out candy to costumed kids, the Town of Tisbury has issued guidance on the town website. “Residents and ... Read full article