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Airport continues PFAS monitoring

MV Times | April 9, 2021 - 1:39pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission is continuing to work with consulting and engineering firm Tetra Tech to monitor private wells near the airport for per- and poly-fluoralalkyl substances (PFAS ... Read full article

Citgo tank project hits bump in the road

MV Times | April 8, 2021 - 7:18pm

Updated 4/9 Tisbury banned a contractor from using Beach Street Extension to run a pump hose out to the harbor Thursday until steps were taken to lessen the impact of the contractor’s bridge over a ... Read full article

The Queen of Dairy opens its doors

MV Times | April 8, 2021 - 3:47pm

Manager Max Celeste said not much was different from last year aside from new Dilly Bar packaging and new Blizzard flavors like frosted animal cookie. While he opened later than usual, Celeste said it ... Read full article

Three finalists in the running for West Tisbury fire chief

MV Times | April 8, 2021 - 2:16pm

The search for an individual to succeed West Tisbury Fire Chief Manuel Estrella III has boiled down to three finalists, two of whom are West Tisbury firefighters. Fire Capt. Marques Rivers and Deputy ... Read full article

West Tisbury select board authorizes warrants

MV Times | April 8, 2021 - 11:23am

At a short meeting Wednesday, the West Tisbury select board unanimously approved a 48-article annual town meeting warrant and a one-article special town meeting warrant. The annual town meeting is ... Read full article

O.B. hires Nelson Wirtz as new fire chief

MV Times | April 6, 2021 - 9:07pm

The Oak Bluffs select board chose W.F. Nelson Wirtz as the town’s next fire chief at a meeting Tuesday. A career firefighter for the past 25 years, Wirtz is currently a captain with the Chatham Fire ... Read full article

Goodbyes for Dhakir Warren

MV Times | April 6, 2021 - 1:37pm

School officials bid a warm farewell to Dhakir Warren Monday night at a meeting of the Martha’s Vineyard High School Committee. Warren, the high school’s administrator of student affairs, was recently ... Read full article

To have or not to have parallel parking 

MV Times | April 6, 2021 - 1:17pm

Parallel parking was the hot-button issue at a public hearing on Zoom Monday for Oak Bluffs streetscape plans, with several stakeholders opposing the proposed change. The streetscape project — funded ... Read full article

Auction to benefit Friends of Family Planning

MV Times | April 6, 2021 - 11:34am

The Friends of Family Planning of Martha’s Vineyard is hosting an online auction to raise funds in support of Island reproductive and sexual healthcare, according to a press release. The online ... Read full article

Windle slated for arraignment 

MV Times | April 6, 2021 - 11:07am

Oak Bluffs resident Jeffrey S. Windle is scheduled for arraignment in Edgartown District Court on June 25 on charges that stem from a fraudulent check. The arraignment date comes after a determination ... Read full article