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An elected or appointed treasurer?

MV Times | October 15, 2020 - 2:31pm

On Nov. 3 Dukes County voters will be asked if they want the position of county treasurer to change from elected to appointed. If approved, beginning in 2027, the county treasurer would  be appointed ... Read full article

Charter School gets barnyard guests

MV Times | October 15, 2020 - 1:44pm

Kindergarten and first grade students at the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School got a special treat Wednesday when a team from Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center brought two horses for students ... Read full article

Edgartown Harbor gets Underground Railroad designation

MV Times | October 15, 2020 - 10:58am

The National Park Service’s National Underground Railroad Network has officially accepted Edgartown Harbor as one of its 12 new listings this fall. Edgartown Harbor’s acceptance into the program is ... Read full article

Vineyard sees uptick in cases

MV Times | October 14, 2020 - 5:28pm

Martha’s Vineyard has seen an uptick in cases over the past week. There have been six new cases of COVID-19 reported since Oct. 7. A patient with COVID-19 admitted to the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital ... Read full article

Business of farming classes offered 

MV Times | October 14, 2020 - 4:12pm

The Dukes Conservation District, ACE MV, the M.V. Agricultural Society, and Island Grown Initiative are offering a business education program for farm and green industry owners, as well as workers and ... Read full article

Mediation Program seeks donations to waive fees 

MV Times | October 14, 2020 - 3:52pm

In response to the pandemic, the board of directors of Martha’s Vineyard Mediation Program recently created a Solidarity Fund to waive fees for clients in need, planning to raise $10,000 by the end of ... Read full article

‘We’re just one big family now’

MV Times | October 14, 2020 - 2:40pm

We have lots of weddings on this Island. And then there are “Island weddings.” Greg Bettencourt and Amanda (Sullivan) Bettencourt and her 10-year old triplets all got married last Saturday at 4 pm at ... Read full article

Vineyard man completes ultramarathon

MV Times | October 14, 2020 - 2:22pm

Updated Oct. 16 Whit Hanschka ran and finished the 100-mile Midstate Massive Ultra Trail on Oct 10-11. Though official results are not yet available, Hanschka’s self-recorded time showed 30 hours and ... Read full article

Tisbury establishes commercial raft regulations

MV Times | October 14, 2020 - 2:10pm

The Tisbury select board voted unanimously Tuesday night to adopt regulations for commercial fishing rafts in Lake Tashmoo. The rafts would be exclusively used for storing and drying pots and traps.  ... Read full article

Electric vehicle charging stations installed in Aquinnah

MV Times | October 14, 2020 - 1:56pm

The town of Aquinnah has recently installed two vehicle charging stations — one at the town hall, and one at the Cliffs. Drivers can use these chargers to power up their electric vehicles, free of ... Read full article