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West Tisbury transfer station to close for repairs

MV Times | July 24, 2020 - 3:01pm

West Tisbury’s transfer station will close July 24 for repair work.  “Until repairs are complete, the Chilmark drop-off will be open during regular West Tisbury hours, as well as their normal hours, ... Read full article

M.V. Museum ready to open its doors

MV Times | July 24, 2020 - 2:45pm

The M.V. Museum is set to reopen all museum buildings at the beginning of next month, according to an email sent to museum members. The general public will be invited back starting August 7, while ... Read full article

Steamship Authority amendment signed into law

MV Times | July 24, 2020 - 2:20pm

Updated @ 4 pm Gov. Charlie Baker signed a supplemental budget Friday that included an amendment meant to insulate the port communities of Barnstable, Falmouth, Nantucket, New Bedford, and Martha’s ... Read full article

West Tisbury selectmen backs mask order

MV Times | July 24, 2020 - 2:05pm

In consecutive unanimous votes, West Tisbury selectmen endorsed state legislation meant to strengthen local boards of health and preemptively backed the board of health on a mask order it approved the ... Read full article

Baker issues new rules for travelers to Massachusetts

MV Times | July 24, 2020 - 11:52am

Updated 3:45 pm On Friday, Gov. Charlie Baker announced strict new rules for those traveling to Massachuestts. Per the new order, everyone coming into the state must fill out a “Massachusetts Travel ... Read full article

One new COVID-19 case Thursday

MV Times | July 23, 2020 - 5:12pm

Two new confirmed cases were reported by the TestMV site Thursday afternoon, but one of those new cases was a retest who had already tested positive, bringing the total number of confirmed cases on ... Read full article

Dog allegedly kills hen, deemed nuisance

MV Times | July 23, 2020 - 2:59pm

Updated July 24 In a unanimous vote Wednesday evening, West Tisbury selectmen labeled a local dog a nuisance and in a separate 2-1 vote ordered it fenced in following a report it slaughtered a pet hen ... Read full article

‘May we all join forces to be the change’

MV Times | July 23, 2020 - 1:45pm

Updated July 24 Thirty men and women stood inside Dennis Alley Park, also known as Waban Park, standing six feet apart, wearing masks, holding candles, and reflecting on reconciliation and peace.  On ... Read full article

County sends letters for unified approach on masks

MV Times | July 22, 2020 - 7:41pm

The Dukes County Commission has issued a letter to all Island boards of selectmen and the Steamship Authority (SSA) board, requesting mandatory mask wearing in congested areas. So far, both Edgartown ... Read full article

Herreshoff debut at Holmes Hole

MV Times | July 22, 2020 - 7:30pm

Thursday evening saw the first appearance of the Herreshoff 12½ fleet for an inaugural race around Vineyard Haven Harbor. The three 12½s started 15 minutes ahead of the 14 Holmes Hole sailors, and ... Read full article