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State Police dispose of unexploded mortar

MV Times | March 12, 2021 - 3:02pm

Massachusetts State Police bomb technicians from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) squad detonated an unexploded commercial-grade mortar in the area of the Edgartown landfill off Meshacket Road ... Read full article

O.B. discusses vision for Southern Tier housing development

MV Times | March 12, 2021 - 2:52pm

The town of Oak Bluffs is looking to use the 8-acre parcel next to the Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena to develop mixed-income housing for year-round residents, with the opportunity to tie the property ... Read full article

Sharks will be back in the Tank

MV Times | March 12, 2021 - 2:17pm

There will be baseball on Martha’s Vineyard this summer. The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks, part of the New England College Baseball League, are planning to play a 42-game schedule beginning June 3, Russ ... Read full article

First teachers get their shots

MV Times | March 12, 2021 - 2:03pm

UPDATED More than 250 public school employees were vaccinated against COVID-19 at a clinic held by Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Thursday night. The clinic was the first of two expected to vaccinate the ... Read full article

FAA allows local jurisdiction for business park

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

Airport commissioner Geoff Wheeler announced to the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission Thursday afternoon that after nine months the Federal Aviation Administration decided it would permit the ... Read full article

Developer proposes condos at Old Stone Bank

MV Times | March 12, 2021 - 10:53am

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission closed out a public hearing for a proposal to turn the historic former Santander Bank building on Main Street in Vineyard Haven into a mixed-use condominium and ... Read full article

Time to change to select board

MV Times | March 11, 2021 - 7:57pm

To the Editor:   The Martha’s Vineyard Women’s Forum (“MVWF”) was founded in 2020 to create community among women, partner with other organizations to address pressing Island needs, and support the ... Read full article

Tribe appeals latest court decision

MV Times | March 11, 2021 - 7:11pm

Saying the court’s decision provides a “roadmap to impede” their Island casino project, the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) is appealing a First Circuit of Appeals Court decision that would ... Read full article

No new COVID cases Thursday

MV Times | March 11, 2021 - 5:17pm

There were no new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, according to a report from the Martha’s Vineyard boards of health. The hospital has conducted 14,482 tests for COVID-19 since last March. Of those, 664 ... Read full article

IHT’s Vineyard Haven property vandalized

MV Times | March 11, 2021 - 3:47pm

The Massachusetts Environmental Police are investigating an incident of vandalism at an affordable housing complex under construction by Island Housing Trust (IHT). The suspect allegedly tampered with ... Read full article