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IHT reports meeting its fundraising goal

MV Times | July 17, 2020 - 4:05pm

Island Housing Trust (IHT) had to go virtual with its annual fundraising brunch, but donors came through just the same. In an email to supporters Friday, IHT announced that it had raised $526,472 from ... Read full article

‘Let’s just come together and support each other’

MV Times | July 17, 2020 - 3:26pm

On Wednesday, July 22, the Burgess Committee of Grace Episcopal Church will sponsor a Candlelight Prayer Vigil for Reconciliation and Peace at 7:30 pm at Dennis Alley Park, also known as Waban Park, ... Read full article

It’s a banner day in Vineyard Haven

MV Times | July 17, 2020 - 2:50pm

A new banner went up on Main Street Friday reminding residents and visitors alike to wear a mask to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The banner, which was paid for by the Vineyard Haven Business ... Read full article

As seals multiply, shark study considered

MV Times | July 17, 2020 - 1:54pm

Bite marks seen on seals recently on the Vineyard, coupled with what he described as an “exploding” seal population on Nantucket, has Sam Hart, The Trustees of Reservations director for both Islands, ... Read full article

Grease fire causes flooding at Linda Jean’s

MV Times | July 17, 2020 - 12:44pm

A grease fire that started from a tenant cooking in one of the four upstairs apartments of Linda Jean’s Restaurant in Oak Bluffs Wednesday led to water damage on both floors, according to Oak Bluffs ... Read full article

Post Offices have trouble delivering

MV Times | July 17, 2020 - 11:55am

At The Times, we try to give our interns real-life experiences and no experience is more real than going to the Post Office on Martha’s Vineyard during the summer. Even in this summer of the COVID-19 ... Read full article

Public outcry over Hob Knob expansion

MV Times | July 17, 2020 - 11:46am

“Egregious,” “shameful,” “just too much” were all descriptors used by those in opposition to the proposed Hob Knob Inn expansion during its second public hearing in front of the Martha’s Vineyard ... Read full article

West Tisbury votes in mask signage

MV Times | July 16, 2020 - 2:41pm

Updated 7:46 pm West Tisbury selectmen voted unanimously Wednesday evening to recommend the board of health install roadside signs and affix or distribute business signs promoting mask usage. Unable ... Read full article

Hospital cases remain steady at 33

MV Times | July 16, 2020 - 2:23pm

Updated July 17 After reporting one new case of COVID-19 on Thursday, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported no new positive cases Friday. In total, the hospital has tested 2,254 patients. Of those ... Read full article

Hospital confirms one new case

MV Times | July 16, 2020 - 2:23pm

Updated 5:10 pm The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported one new confirmed case of COVID-19 Thursday. In total, the hospital has tested 2,202 patients. Of those 33 are positives, 2,097 are negative, ... Read full article