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‘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

SSA: Technology is ready for reservations

MV Times | January 8, 2021 - 3:09pm

The Steamship Authority announced that they will begin accepting ferry reservations to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket for the 2021 summer season starting on January 19th, debuting a new process for ... Read full article

MVC approves west entrance to Stop & Shop

MV Times | January 8, 2021 - 2:47pm

In its first meeting of 2021, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved several changes to designs for the west entrance of the Edgartown Stop & Shop, and reopened a public hearing for the Hob ... Read full article

Bilzerian changes plea in snow chase case

MV Times | January 8, 2021 - 2:30pm

Eliot Bilzerian admitted to sufficient facts Friday morning in Edgartown District Court on charges stemming from a 2019 chase on snowy Vineyard roads across four towns. After waiving his right to a ... Read full article

Reactions to the riot: ‘Absolutely heartbroken’

MV Times | January 7, 2021 - 3:12pm

One day after supporters of President Donald Trump rioted in the U.S. Capitol, terrorizing representatives and employees inside, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School officials sent out a brief ... Read full article

Sum of $25,000 sought for Tisbury School voter education

MV Times | January 7, 2021 - 2:25pm

Updated Jan. 8 The Tisbury School Building Committee voted unanimously Wednesday night to request $25,000 for voter education on the $53.2 million renovation and addition project for the Tisbury ... Read full article

Increased stipend proposed for emergency manager

MV Times | January 7, 2021 - 1:04pm

West Tisbury selectmen will keep the town’s emergency manager position separate from other town departments. Selectman Skipper Manter had suggested the job be added to the responsibilities of the town ... Read full article

Update: Baker extends capacity restrictions for two weeks

MV Times | January 6, 2021 - 6:04pm

Gov. Charlie Baker announced extensions to temporary coronavirus restrictions to pause activity and reduce mobility. In a press conference with reporters Thursday, Baker said the temporary ... Read full article

25 new COVID cases Wednesday

MV Times | January 6, 2021 - 6:04pm

The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday. As of Wednesday, there have been 69 confirmed positive cases reported this week — already the highest total of cases ... Read full article

Police reform act becomes law

MV Times | January 6, 2021 - 6:01pm

A new act governing Massachusetts police has been signed into law by Gov. Charlie Baker. The governor sent the first draft of the act presented to him back to the legislature over disagreements about ... Read full article