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Confirmed positive tests rise to 29

MV Times | May 14, 2020 - 2:23pm

Updated 4:13 pm, Thursday A new confirmed case brings the Island’s total to 29 (including four antibody tests), according to the Martha’s Vineyard boards of health. The new case was confirmed ... Read full article


Matt Gebo named officer of the year

MV Times | May 14, 2020 - 2:09pm

The West Tisbury Police Department has named Sgt. Matthew “Matt” Gebo as West Tisbury Police Officer of the Year for 2019.   Gebo has been with the department since 2009 and earned the rank of ... Read full article


Ag Society agrees to host drive-in graduation as Plan B

MV Times | May 13, 2020 - 6:11pm

Updated  West Tisbury selectmen voted unanimously Wednesday evening to authorize the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society to host the 2020 Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School graduation ceremony. ... Read full article


Ag Society to host drive-in high school graduation

MV Times | May 13, 2020 - 6:11pm

West Tisbury selectmen voted unanimously Wednesday evening to authorize the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society to host the 2020 Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School graduation ceremony. The ... Read full article


Chilmark resident seeks run for state representative

MV Times | May 13, 2020 - 3:27pm

A Chilmark resident is looking to run for state representative against incumbent state Rep. Dylan Fernandes, D-Falmouth. Thorpe Karabees, a 24-year-old graduate of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High ... Read full article


Island awaits state reopening plan

MV Times | May 13, 2020 - 2:36pm

Updated 4:40 pm Gov. Charlie Baker is expected to release the state’s four-phase plan to reopen the economy as soon as May 18, a date many Island businesses and town officials are eagerly awaiting.  ... Read full article


Up-Island towns uneasy about summer influx

MV Times | May 13, 2020 - 2:00pm

Two up-Island towns are in the midst of planning for the inevitable influx of people traveling to the Vineyard during the summer. Aquinnah officials are concerned with the enforcement of mask wearing ... Read full article


No love for tennis court ‘proposal’

MV Times | May 13, 2020 - 12:12pm

Game, set, match. The Tisbury board of selectmen had the issue of the Center Street tennis courts on its agenda Tuesday for a public hearing, but after getting slammed with emails like a Serena ... Read full article


Oak Bluffs awaits state’s four-phase plan

MV Times | May 13, 2020 - 11:40am

While the Oak Bluffs fireworks and Illumination Night have both been canceled, the Oak Bluffs Business Association is trying to save Harborfest from the chopping block this summer. At a selectmen’s ... Read full article


Woods Hole terminal gets another scrub down

MV Times | May 12, 2020 - 9:00pm

The Steamship Authority terminal in Woods Hole will be scrubbed down Tuesday night after a staffer reported “feeling ill” and opting to get tested for COVID-19. The staffer made the report Tuesday. ... Read full article