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Breaking: Cell tower case against MVC, AT&T dismissed

MV Times | March 29, 2021 - 5:40pm

In a 36-page ruling Superior Court Judge Paul Wilson dismissed a lawsuit brought by Dana and Robert Strayton against the Martha’s Vineyard Commission and AT&T over the lawfulness of a cell tower ... Read full article

Edgartown approves second summer of outdoor dining

MV Times | March 29, 2021 - 5:08pm

Edgartown restaurants will be able to offer outdoor dining this summer, following last season’s successful (yet unexpected) test run. At a meeting of the Edgartown select board Monday, board members ... Read full article

Coogan: ‘It’s time for somebody else to pick up the ball’

MV Times | March 29, 2021 - 3:29pm

After 18 years on the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen, Greg Coogan is ready to step away and not seek re-election in the spring. Coogan grew up visiting the Island in the summer months, staying at a ... Read full article

NAACP celebrates women of color on Martha’s Vineyard

MV Times | March 29, 2021 - 3:02pm

An online program celebrating Black history and women’s history on Martha’s Vineyard featured a discussion with two influential women who have made it their life’s work to combat inequality and ... Read full article

Fernandes files forest, wind bills

MV Times | March 29, 2021 - 1:53pm

State Rep. Dylan Fernandes, D-Falmouth, has taken steps to ensure the superintendent of the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest has a place to live. Housing played a decisive role in former ... Read full article

Following weeks of decline, Island sees COVID spike

MV Times | March 29, 2021 - 12:03pm

After weeks of decline, the Island is now seeing a surge of confirmed COVID-19 cases with 47 cases reported by the Martha’s Vineyard boards of health between March 21 and March 27. The 47 confirmed ... Read full article

Oak Bluffs says goodbye to Whritenour

MV Times | March 29, 2021 - 11:38am

Oak Bluffs town officials gathered Friday to send off longtime town administrator Robert Whritenour, who was hired as the Yarmouth town administrator in January. Town officials from the Fire, EMS, ... Read full article

Breaker repair returns Island Home to service

MV Times | March 28, 2021 - 8:24am

Update March 29 The Steamship Authority’s largest ferry was sidelined most of the day Sunday because of a mechanical issue. The vessel failed to take its early morning crossing to Vineyard Haven, and ... Read full article

Update: Island Home returns after missing several crossings

MV Times | March 28, 2021 - 8:24am

Update 4:30 pm The Steamship Authority’s largest ferry was sidelined into Sunday afternoon because of a mechanical issue. It returned to service for its 3:45 pm run, SSA spokesman Sean Driscoll told ... Read full article

SSA board okays special piling materials

MV Times | March 26, 2021 - 2:57pm

At a special one-item meeting Wednesday, March 24, the Steamship Authority board voted unanimously to approve a $173,552 change order for the $53 million waterside portion of the Woods Hole Terminal ... Read full article