Martha's Vineyard Coronavirus Update

Group develops post-ban construction guidelines

MV Times | April 8, 2020 - 8:33pm

An Island working group made up of building commissioners, health officials, and trades people from across the Island has completed a draft of guidelines for construction workers to get back to work ... Read full article

Landscaping ‘double standard’ afoot, contractor says

MV Times | April 8, 2020 - 8:04pm

Oak Bluffs landscaping contractor Dana Mylott, owner of D.T.A.L.S. Inc., said an Island wide moratorium on landscaping work is being unevenly observed and enforced. Mylott alleged Donaroma’s and some ... Read full article

Island Health receives $561,830 in support grants

MV Times | April 8, 2020 - 4:11pm

Island Health Care will receive $561,830 in support grants from the federal government, according to a press release issued by U.S Rep. Bill Keating, D-Bourne. The money is for Island Health to ... Read full article

Life in the time of social distancing

MV Times | April 8, 2020 - 3:36pm

The best advice I’ve read about maintaining your sanity while holed up at home is this — put on your pants. In other words don’t lounge around in your pajamas all day, get dressed just like you have ... Read full article

Trustees and Felix Neck properties reopen Thursday

MV Times | April 8, 2020 - 2:30pm

Updated 6 pm The Trustees of Reservations properties on the Vineyard will reopen to the public starting Thursday, with the exception of the FARM Institute. Island Trustees properties were included in ... Read full article

Tisbury requires masks to enter supermarkets

MV Times | April 8, 2020 - 1:58pm

Updated 3:30 pm Once again, an Island town is taking regulations a step further than the state in an attempt to keep Islanders safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Effective Thursday, the Tisbury board ... Read full article

Chilmark seeks to mitigate Menemsha crowds

MV Times | April 8, 2020 - 1:35pm

In keeping with social distancing guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Chilmark officials are seeking to discourage folks from congregating at many of the popular spots in town. At a Tuesday ... Read full article

‘It just touches people’

MV Times | April 8, 2020 - 12:20pm

You need a piece of heaven, but you’re mostly stuck in the house, or worse, off-Island. Well, Michael Blanchard, the talented Oak Bluffs photographer, shared a video “Martha’s Vineyard COVID Escape” ... Read full article

Hospital confirms new positive case of COVID-19, Island total at 12

MV Times | April 8, 2020 - 12:12pm

Updated 4:15 pm  The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital confirmed a new positive case of COVID-19, bringing the Island’s total to 12. As of Wednesday, the hospital has collected samples for 168 tests. 12 have ... Read full article

Good Shepherd Parish oferece distribuição de alimentos

MV Times | April 7, 2020 - 6:21pm

Em Oak Bluffs, a igreja Good Shepherd Parish leva a mensagem do evangelho “alimentar meu povo” ao coração. O centro paroquial localizado no endereço 55 School St. normalmente oferece ... Read full article