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Weekend hours added at Island Post Offices

MV Times | July 22, 2020 - 5:11pm

On Wednesday, the U.S. Postal Service announced that it is expanding package pickup hours on the Island. In a press release, expanded weekend hours were announced. Here they are: Vineyard Haven Dutch ... Read full article


Aquinnah expands parking in town lot

MV Times | July 22, 2020 - 4:31pm

Aquinnah selectmen voted to increase the parking capacity at the town lot from 70 cars to 90 cars, in order to better utilize the free space available in that area. Selectman Gary Haley said there is ... Read full article


O.B. looks at restructuring fire, EMS department

MV Times | July 22, 2020 - 3:15pm

With their interim fire chief two months away from leaving, the town of Oak Bluffs is looking at once again restructuring the fire and EMS department. Meeting in person for the first time in nearly ... Read full article


Moped driver crashes into parked car on East Chop

MV Times | July 22, 2020 - 3:01pm

A moped driver crashed into a parked car at 335 East Chop Drive Tuesday, sustaining minor injuries, according to police. According to a report filed by Oak Bluffs Police officer Damien Harris, the ... Read full article


MVRHS to hold graduation ceremony on Sunday

MV Times | July 22, 2020 - 2:53pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) graduation ceremony will be held on Sunday, July 26, at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury. Families are asked to arrive at 5:45 pm.  Family ... Read full article


Sheriff deals with increase in accidental calls

MV Times | July 22, 2020 - 2:51pm

The Dukes County Sheriff’s Office Regional Emergency Communication Center, which processes all 911 calls for Martha’s Vineyard, has been experiencing a recent increase in accidental 911 calls. The ... Read full article


TestMV now offering online registration

MV Times | July 22, 2020 - 2:06pm

Updated 5:10 pm On Wednesday, TestMV began offering online registration and appointment booking, as well as same-day testing, through a Quest Diagnostics website, according to a press release from ... Read full article


Vineyard Wind sails forward

MV Times | July 21, 2020 - 9:22pm

Atlantic waters 14 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard are again poised to be the site of a milestone that potentially rivals Pennsylvania’s Oil Creek Valley in U.S. energy significance.  In June, the U ... Read full article


It’s a coverup in Menemsha

MV Times | July 21, 2020 - 8:43pm

Chilmark will require masks and face coverings at Menemsha — in the beach parking lot, in the area of the Home Port, and near the Coast Guard boathouse, among other high density locations. On Tuesday ... Read full article


Steamship Authority amends medical travel policy

MV Times | July 21, 2020 - 3:32pm

In the wake of the medical ordeal of Billy Gazaille and Rachel Self, the Steamship Authority board voted unanimously Tuesday to amend its medical travel policy to better accommodate family members and ... Read full article