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Fine Fettle finally about to sell marijuana

MV Times | July 19, 2021 - 3:53pm

  After years of permitting and regulatory hurdles, Islanders will soon be able to purchase medical marijuana, tinctures, concentrates, and edibles in a cozy shop environment.  Fine Fettle ... Read full article

Labor deal forged for Vineyard Wind 1

MV Times | July 19, 2021 - 3:03pm

In a ceremony on July 16, Vineyard Wind signed a labor agreement with the Southeastern Massachusetts Building Trades Council to erect America’s first industrial scale offshore wind farm.  The wind ... Read full article

Incentives offered for 2022 Beach Road Weekend

MV Times | July 19, 2021 - 2:52pm

With a three-day music festival just days away, Beach Road Weekend is already talking about what’s in the works for 2022, according to a press release. The 2022 festival is planned for August 26-28 in ... Read full article

Man attempts swim between Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard

MV Times | July 19, 2021 - 1:04pm

Updated 3 pm On Monday, Doug McConnell, 63, attempted to swim from Nantucket to Martha’s Vineyard, according to a story in the Inquirer and Mirror.  It’s the second time McConnell has attempted the ... Read full article

Sharks step up for Keyshawn

MV Times | July 18, 2021 - 2:58pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks collegiate summer baseball league is sending love and support to 9-year-old Keyshawn Devine, who loves baseball. Keyshawn was struck and injured by a pickup truck July 14. ... Read full article

Power outages reported in several Martha’s Vineyard towns

MV Times | July 16, 2021 - 5:31pm

Power outages were reported across Martha’s Vineyard Friday afternoon. An Eversource outage map showed scattered outages in Oak Bluffs and Edgartown at about 5:30 pm. Earlier, electricity went ... Read full article

Harbor Homes closes on Oak Bluffs property

MV Times | July 16, 2021 - 2:51pm

  Homelessness and a lack of housing is a well known issue on Martha’s Vineyard. To combat this crisis, Harbor Homes has led the way in providing respite to homeless individuals on the Island, with a ... Read full article

Methodist church sign tagged with homophobic decal 

MV Times | July 16, 2021 - 2:16pm

A “hate decal” was found on the sign board of the Trinity Methodist Church in Oak Bluffs on July 10, according to Pastor Hyuk Seonwoo. This marks the third time the Methodist Church, which flies a ... Read full article

Commission supports Housing Bank

MV Times | July 16, 2021 - 1:03pm

Updated July 19  The Martha’s Vineyard Commission unanimously approved sending a letter to the Massachusetts state legislature in support of real estate transfer fee legislation to fund affordable ... Read full article

Island sees COVID uptick

MV Times | July 15, 2021 - 4:33pm

Updated July 16  Martha’s Vineyard is seeing an uptick in confirmed COVID-19 cases this week after the boards of health reported more new cases in the past four days than in the past six weeks. A ... Read full article