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‘It’s deeper than just art’

MV Times | October 14, 2020 - 1:54pm

Members of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) have denounced the cultural appropriation of wampum by non-native craftspeople. Island Wampum owner Phoenix Rogers recently changed the name of ... Read full article

Oak Bluffs closes Vineyard Avenue for Halloween

MV Times | October 14, 2020 - 1:48pm

Vineyard Avenue will be closed off to vehicle traffic this year on Halloween night by order of the board of selectmen. In an email to selectmen, Oak Bluffs health agent Meegan Lancaster expressed ... Read full article

Alessandra Hagerty joins The Times

MV Times | October 14, 2020 - 1:46pm

The MV Times is pleased to welcome Alessandra Hagerty to the ad sales team. Alessandra is a graduate of Stonehill College, where she earned a business/communications degree. Before joining us here at ... Read full article

Will Eugene Jemison join Tisbury PD?

MV Times | October 14, 2020 - 1:27pm

Local Black Lives Matter activist Eugene Langston Jemison has entered discussions with Tisbury Police Chief Mark Saloio about receiving police training and joining the Tisbury Police Department. While ... Read full article

Backyard Taco warned for violating COVID protocols

MV Times | October 13, 2020 - 6:30pm

Backyard Taco in Edgartown could face suspension of its liquor license if it has any more violations of social distancing and mask-wearing protocols, the board of selectmen warned Tuesday night. Zared ... Read full article

MVBA calls for stop to DRI changes

MV Times | October 13, 2020 - 2:33pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Builders Association (MVBA) is calling on its members to put a halt to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission from implementing new thresholds to its development of regional impact ... Read full article

’Small glitch’ behind erroneous ballot info

MV Times | October 13, 2020 - 2:02pm

Something is amiss with an unspecified number of ballots being mailed to Oak Bluffs voters. When Oak Bluffs resident Rob Gatchell received his mail-in ballot, the instructions mailed with it noted the ... Read full article

More ferry trips diverted from Oak Bluffs

MV Times | October 13, 2020 - 10:35am

The following trips departing or arriving in Oak Bluffs have been diverted to Vineyard Haven. M/V NANTUCKET to Woods Hole 3:45PM M/V NANTUCKET from Woods Hole 5:00PM M/V NANTUCKET to Woods Hole 6:15PM ... Read full article

Montessori school closed Tuesday 

MV Times | October 13, 2020 - 6:01am

Updated 10 am The Vineyard Montessori School (VMS) will be closed Tuesday due to concerns about students’ possible exposure to a person with COVID-19, according to an email sent by Deborah ... Read full article

Ridin’ with Biden parade makes cross-Island ride

MV Times | October 10, 2020 - 4:54pm

Wanting to raise awareness, encourage voting, and show support, a group of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris supporters took to the streets Saturday afternoon during a Ridin’ with Biden parade. The lively ... Read full article