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Boathouse Club gives $25,000 to YMCA

MV Times | January 6, 2021 - 5:48pm

For the 12th year in a row, the Boathouse Club foundation has made a $25,000 contribution to the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard. The foundation is the philanthropic arm of the the Boathouse Club of ... Read full article

New year, new climate goals

MV Times | January 6, 2021 - 5:46pm

Due to the dedication and passion of Island climate advocates, the community is starting to shift toward more environmentally responsible ways of planning, operating businesses, and living from day to ... Read full article

U.S. Capitol breached by Trump supporters

MV Times | January 6, 2021 - 4:30pm

Supporters of President Donald Trump, spurred on by his claims that his loss in the Nov. 3 election was based on fraudulent votes, stormed the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon. The breach of the ... Read full article

Bike path roundly denounced in Chilmark

MV Times | January 6, 2021 - 3:53pm

Chilmark selectmen voted down a shared-use path on North Road Tuesday night. Though only a rough concept, the idea put forth by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission was seen as detrimental to the bucolic ... Read full article

Search warrants result in three arrests

MV Times | January 6, 2021 - 3:10pm

Three Tisbury residents were arrested Tuesday on drug charges, according to a press release from the Tisbury Police Department. The drug charges are the result of a two-month investigation that ... Read full article

Legislature passes landmark climate legislation

MV Times | January 6, 2021 - 3:09pm

The Massachusetts legislature passed a new climate bill Monday that overhauls state climate laws, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, and creates clean energy jobs, according to a press release issued ... Read full article

Black Dog Tavern took menu, prices back in time

MV Times | January 6, 2021 - 3:04pm

Fifty years ago, Captain Robert Douglas opened the Black Dog Tavern. Fifty years later, prices are still the same — well, at least for one weekend. Over the New Year’s weekend, the tavern reverted its ... Read full article

Aquinnah looking to get COVID vaccines ‘for everyone’

MV Times | January 6, 2021 - 1:34pm

The Aquinnah board of health is looking at the potential of providing COVID-19 vaccines to members of the public. At a selectmen’s meeting Tuesday, Aquinnah board of health chair Jim Glavin said he is ... Read full article

16 new COVID cases Tuesday

MV Times | January 5, 2021 - 5:06pm

The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported 16 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday all from Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. The 16 new cases come the day after 28 were reported from the weekend and Monday. ... Read full article

Farmers make hay with ferry policy

MV Times | January 5, 2021 - 2:10pm

How dangerous is hay? The Steamship Authority thinks it’s dangerous enough to relegate to open freight boats. Local farmers disagree. They find the restrictions on an essential livestock food ... Read full article