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State took BLM signs

MV Times | September 9, 2020 - 4:16pm

Black Lives Matter signs missing from the Beetlebung Corner traffic triangle in Chilmark were taken by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), according to Mass DOT spokesperson ... Read full article

Over three dozen SSA employees test negative for COVID-19

MV Times | September 9, 2020 - 2:52pm

The Steamship Authority announced Wednesday afternoon that 38 of its employees tested negative for COVID-19. The news comes following positive tests for three employees who worked on either the Woods ... Read full article

Holmes Hole’s final week

MV Times | September 9, 2020 - 2:47pm

It was another week of contrasts to finish up the official season for the Holmes Hole Sailing Association. Thursday’s race was eventually canceled due to lack of wind, but not before many hardy souls ... Read full article

Island Census percentage skewed by seasonal households

MV Times | September 9, 2020 - 2:44pm

There’s still time to be counted in the U.S. Census, but only through the end of the month. After what looked like dismal showing earlier in the cycle, Dukes County responses to the census have picked ... Read full article

Virtual summit connects Islanders on a global scale

MV Times | September 9, 2020 - 2:40pm

    By Lucas Thors   Island folks have a chance to be involved in a global conversation with other Island communities across the world in the Virtual Island Summit, which will run until ... Read full article

Aquinnah officials discuss Kennedy Onassis land transfer

MV Times | September 9, 2020 - 2:23pm

Aquinnah officials discussed the effects that the anticipated sale of the Kennedy Onassis property to the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank and the Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation would have on the town tax ... Read full article

Blake, Schilling to steer O.B. Fire Department

MV Times | September 8, 2020 - 8:20pm

In back-to-back unanimous votes Tuesday night, Oak Bluffs selectmen empowered Police Chief Erik Blake and retired Tisbury Fire Chief John Schilling to shape and control the Oak Bluff Fire Department.  ... Read full article

Veterans organization to hold free food service

MV Times | September 8, 2020 - 2:52pm

The Cape and Island Veterans Organization will be distributing bags of free food for all veterans on Sept. 18 at 10 am at the Veterans of Foreign Wars building in Oak Bluffs.  While veterans are asked ... Read full article

Two members resign from advisory committee

MV Times | September 8, 2020 - 2:49pm

Jane Chittick and Sara Piazza have resigned from an Edgartown advisory committee looking at plans by the Vineyard Transit Authority to locate a $1.4 million electric charging station on Church Street ... Read full article

Motorist hits several vehicles in O.B.

MV Times | September 8, 2020 - 2:45pm

The operator of a white Ford pickup is facing multiple charges after allegedly striking three vehicles and other property while under the influence of both alcohol and drugs.  Oak Bluffs Police ... Read full article