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Taking the plunge into 2021

MV Times | January 1, 2021 - 6:02pm

Members of the Polar Bears jumped into the water at Inkwell Beach Friday to celebrate the start of a new year. The post Taking the plunge into 2021 appeared first on The Martha's Vineyard Times. ... Read full article

Shellfish constable arraigned on defacement charge

MV Times | December 31, 2020 - 11:23am

Edgartown Shellfish Constable Paul Bagnall was arraigned before Judge Paul Pino Thursday in Edgartown District Court on a charge of property defacement. Through his attorney, Martin (“Skip”) Tomassian ... Read full article

The year in pictures

MV Times | December 31, 2020 - 8:09am

When the clock strikes 12 am Friday, there may just be a universal sigh of relief. A pandemic, racial unrest, and a presidential election like none in our lifetimes all combined to make this year one ... Read full article

UPDATED: Third SSA employee infected

MV Times | December 30, 2020 - 1:37pm

Updated Dec. 31 @ 3:30 pm A Steamship Authority employee working in the parking and bus operations department has tested positive for COVID-19, the third employee of the ferry service to test positive ... Read full article

Two SSA employees test positive

MV Times | December 30, 2020 - 1:37pm

Updated @ 7 pm A crewmember of the Steamship Authority ferry Martha’s Vineyard tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Fellow crew members on the vessel have been sidelined as a precaution and ... Read full article

M.V. Mediation program takes on evictions

MV Times | December 30, 2020 - 1:37pm

The Martha’s Vineyard Mediation Program (MVMP) is now part of the statewide Eviction Diversion Initiative (EDI), according to a press release. The EDI is an array of programs that help landlords and ... Read full article

O.B. man accused of kidnapping remains held

MV Times | December 30, 2020 - 1:28pm

Felix Regan of Oak Bluffs, who was arraigned Dec.21 in Edgartown District Court on kidnapping and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (butcher knife), among other charges, was held at the time ... Read full article

Update: 21 new COVID cases reported Thursday

MV Times | December 30, 2020 - 1:11pm

Updated Dec. 31 @ 5 pm After several days of low COVID case numbers, the Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported 21 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday. The hospital reported 19 of those new cases. ... Read full article

Hospital administers 212 vaccines to staff

MV Times | December 30, 2020 - 1:11pm

Updated 4:05 pm  The vaccination program is running smoothly at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, with more than 200 of its employees receiving the first dose this month.  Chief nurse and chief operating ... Read full article

Tisbury town meeting set for May

MV Times | December 30, 2020 - 12:57pm

The Tisbury select board voted unanimously Tuesday night to schedule the 2021 annual town meeting for May 1. The vote came after a previous unanimous vote for April 6 met with opposition from town ... Read full article