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Edgartown lowers Clevelandtown Road speed limit

MV Times | January 12, 2021 - 12:58pm

Edgartown selectmen unanimously voted to lower the speed limit on Clevelandtown Road from 30 mph to 25 mph. Clevelandtown Road resident George Pimpentel made the request for the speed change for the ... Read full article


Island Home employee tests positive for COVID-19

MV Times | January 11, 2021 - 6:58pm

A Steamship Authority employee assigned to the MV Island Home has tested positive for COVID-19, the authority was informed Monday. As a result, the SSA is taking additional preventive steps to ensure ... Read full article


MV Bank Charitable Foundation awards grants

MV Times | January 11, 2021 - 1:53pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Bank’s Charitable Foundation gave $30,450 through grants and donations to local nonprofits in the final quarter of the 2020 fiscal year. The Foundation’s grants committee meets ... Read full article


MVRHS swimmers clip Cougars in season opener

MV Times | January 11, 2021 - 1:39pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) swim team dove back into action on Thursday afternoon at the YMCA with a season opening win over Bishop Connolly of Fall River. The small but mighty ... Read full article


Update: 31 new cases from over the weekend

MV Times | January 11, 2021 - 11:58am

Updated at 4:50 pm The Martha’s Vineyard Boards of Health reported 31 new cases of COVID-19 Monday — 20 on Saturday, four on Saturday, and seven on Monday. The weekend’s new cases come after the ... Read full article


Trial slated for Mason Buddy

MV Times | January 11, 2021 - 11:46am

Edgartown District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes put his foot down on the Mason Buddy case Monday morning. Buddy is accused of bilking a senior out of $25,000 through a bogus investment proposal. Buddy ... Read full article


Islanders rally to remove Trump

MV Times | January 10, 2021 - 5:33pm

A group of around 30 demonstrators gathered at Five Corners in Vineyard Haven Sunday to demand the removal of Donald Trump as the sitting president.  The local rally was organized by members of ... Read full article


Reagan ordered held at hearing

MV Times | January 8, 2021 - 8:47pm

Edgartown District Court Judge Benjamin Barnes ordered Felix Reagan held for up to 90 days after finding he was a danger at the close of a hearing Friday morning. Based on the information the court ... Read full article


23 new COVID cases Friday

MV Times | January 8, 2021 - 5:12pm

The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported 23 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 — a total of 98 new cases since Dec. 31, the highest weekly total since the Island began testing in March. Of Friday ... Read full article


‘This was not a huge angry mob’

MV Times | January 8, 2021 - 3:25pm

An Oak Bluffs man who was in Washington, D.C., Wednesday and watched the rally held by President Donald Trump outside the Ellipse says the narrative that Trump supporters from that rally stormed the U ... Read full article