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Frontline workers honored with parade

MV Times | May 12, 2020 - 6:04pm

A parade honoring frontline workers on Martha’s Vineyard snaked around the Island to thank medical personnel, grocery store workers, and many others for their dedicated service during the COVID-19 ... Read full article


Coast Guard adopts i911

MV Times | May 12, 2020 - 3:11pm

The U.S. Coast Guard is able to use the i911 locator tool nationally, following a pilot program in First Coast Guard District Northeast. The tool enhances the Coast Guard’s ability to pinpoint ... Read full article


Parade honors 99-year-old on her birthday

MV Times | May 12, 2020 - 2:41pm

Marion Cardoza turned 99 on Tuesday, May 12, and all her family, friends, and even first responders were there to help her celebrate. At around 1 pm, dozens of cars filled the parking lot of the ... Read full article


Malkin scolded for comments to county

MV Times | May 12, 2020 - 2:27pm

Newly installed Steamship Authority board chair Jim Malkin took broadsides from fellow board members over comments he made to Dukes County commissioners about their stances on the Oak Bluffs terminal ... Read full article


Schepici: ‘Antibody testing is in the research phase’

MV Times | May 12, 2020 - 11:38am

Updated 4:30 pm While the Martha’s Vineyard boards of health have confirmed three positive antibody tests on the Island, Martha’s Vineyard Hospital officials are not completely sold on the test and ... Read full article


Edgartown cancels 4th of July parade, fireworks

MV Times | May 11, 2020 - 4:38pm

Updated 5:50 pm Edgartown selectmen voted on Monday to cancel the 4th of July parade and fireworks because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “That’s not unexpected, but disappointing news,” newly ... Read full article


Edgartown cancels Fourth of July parade, fireworks

MV Times | May 11, 2020 - 4:38pm

Updated 5:50 pm Edgartown selectmen voted on Monday to cancel the Fourth of July parade and fireworks because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “That’s not unexpected, but disappointing news,” newly ... Read full article


Parade will salute hospital, essential workers 

MV Times | May 11, 2020 - 3:22pm

Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 pm at the Edgartown School, the Vineyard’s EMS, fire, and police departments will parade across the Island to pay tribute to frontline grocery, healthcare, pharmacy and other ... Read full article


Zoom to the rescue

MV Times | May 11, 2020 - 1:27pm

Alan Ganapol is on a mission. He wants every single person on the Island to be certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Ganapol has lived in West Tisbury for the past 14 years. He started in ... Read full article


Dukes County lags in census response

MV Times | May 11, 2020 - 12:56pm

The number of Martha’s Vineyard households responding to the U.S. Census is lagging well behind the state and country response rates, and even those of the rival island of Nantucket. In Dukes County, ... Read full article