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Brough tapped as interim town administrator

MV Times | March 24, 2021 - 1:22pm

The Oak Bluffs select board unanimously appointed Wendy Brough as the acting town administrator, following the departure of longtime town administrator Robert Whritenour. Brough, the former assistant ... Read full article

Health board hardens stance on lighthouse

MV Times | March 23, 2021 - 2:40pm

Tuesday morning, the Oak Bluffs board of health delved into lead contamination at the East Chop Lighthouse, and came away mulling whether the town should conduct its own soil tests, and whether the ... Read full article

Vineyarders roll over Monomoy

MV Times | March 23, 2021 - 1:18pm

The Vineyarders cruised to their first 2021 spring season victory on Monday with a 42-0 win on the road against an undermanned Monomoy team. The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) squad ... Read full article

Edgartown approves Cape Poge anchoring moratorium

MV Times | March 23, 2021 - 11:58am

The Edgartown select board unanimously approved its first ever yearlong anchoring moratorium in the majority of Cape Poge, cementing a long-held recommendation from the town’s marine advisory ... Read full article

Generator issue sidelines Nantucket, alarm pauses Woods Hole

MV Times | March 23, 2021 - 9:21am

Updated March 23 The Steamship Authority ferry Nantucket became stuck in Woods Hole Tuesday morning due to a generator problem. Because the Nantucket occupied one of only two slips currently open at ... Read full article

Steamship mariner, terminal worker test positive

MV Times | March 22, 2021 - 7:44pm

A mariner from the Steamship Authority ferry Eagle and a worker from the Woods Hole terminal have tested positive for COVID-19.  The mariner last worked aboard the Eagle on the Hyannis to Nantucket ... Read full article

A farewell to ‘Tom the Great’

MV Times | March 22, 2021 - 2:32pm

The annual meeting of Hospice & Palliative Care of Martha’s Vineyard turned into a celebration of Thomas Hallahan’s tenure as the organization’s executive director. James Butterick, president of ... Read full article

Tisbury firefighter returns from National Guard

MV Times | March 22, 2021 - 2:25pm

The Tisbury Fire Department didn’t let Sheldon Ebanks’ return from National Guard training go by without fanfare. Friday night, members of the department, including Fire Chief Greg Leland, met Ebanks ... Read full article

Over 60, grocery workers, and others eligible for vaccines

MV Times | March 22, 2021 - 12:50pm

Updated Eligibility for vaccines expanded Monday with individuals aged 60 and over, workers in transit, grocery stores, utility, food and agriculture, sanitation, public works, and public health ... Read full article

Community input session scheduled for terminal building

MV Times | March 22, 2021 - 12:39pm

New designs for the Steamship Authority’s Wood Hole terminal building have debuted online. On Tuesday at 5:30 pm the SSA will host a “community input session” on the designs. The session will be the ... Read full article