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Possible Dreams Auction goes virtual

MV Times | July 21, 2020 - 3:15pm

M.V. Community Services (MVCS) is hosting its 42nd annual Possible Dreams auction on Sunday, July 26, at 5 pm. The event will be hosted by comedian Seth Meyers, and livestreamed virtually.  ... Read full article

Police reform bill seeks to combat systemic racism

MV Times | July 21, 2020 - 2:59pm

Updated July 21, 4 pm A piece of legislation was recently passed in the Massachusetts Senate that is designed to change the paradigm surrounding law enforcement, and take steps toward dismantling ... Read full article

Cape Poge kiteboarding will continue

MV Times | July 21, 2020 - 2:54pm

Kiteboarding in Cape Poge will continue, but Edgartown selectmen want a deeper look into potential regulations for the popular marine recreation area. Last week, selectmen received a recommendation ... Read full article

Remote Cuttyhunk is up to eight COVID-19 cases

MV Times | July 21, 2020 - 10:32am

The small Island of Cuttyhunk confirmed its eighth positive case of COVID-19 Monday, following its first positive case last Wednesday, sending the remote community into a scramble to contain the virus ... Read full article

SSA bailout remains in supplemental budget

MV Times | July 20, 2020 - 3:58pm

Updated July 21 Both the state House and Senate have agreed to hold port communities of the Steamship Authority harmless from any budget deficits at the end of this year. Since the pandemic reached ... Read full article

Continuing the conversation on race

MV Times | July 20, 2020 - 2:05pm

Since June 6, demonstrators have met at Beetlebung Corner every morning to kneel in solidarity with victims of police brutality. The group, MV BLM, has since introduced more actionable items, ... Read full article

Virtual fundraiser raises $105,000 for Sail MV

MV Times | July 20, 2020 - 12:08pm

Sail Martha’s Vineyard’s July 9 Virtual Seafood Buffet & Auction and Support Sail MV campaign raised more than $105,000 toward their $200,000 goal, according to a press release. These funds will ... Read full article

Island cases at 48

MV Times | July 20, 2020 - 11:59am

Updated July 21 The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported no new cases Tuesday morning holding the Island’s total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases at 48.  As of Tuesday, the hospital has tested 2,416 ... Read full article

Updated: three new confirmed cases on Island

MV Times | July 20, 2020 - 11:59am

Updated 5 pm The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported two new cases Monday morning and later that day one additional case was reported at the TestMV site, bringing the Island’s total number of ... Read full article

‘Speak up for what is right’

MV Times | July 18, 2020 - 12:51pm

  A group of protesters marched down Main Street in Edgartown Saturday, demanding racial equity, defunding of the police, and justice for the African Americans and minorities who have died at the ... Read full article