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Vineyard Wind hires bioacoustician

MV Times | February 12, 2020 - 3:12pm

Vineyard Wind has contracted Christopher Clark, a bioacoustician, as its new senior scientist, according to a press release from the offshore wind company. Clark has more than 40 years of experience ... Read full article


MV Community Services soon to construct new Early Ed center

MV Times | February 12, 2020 - 3:12pm

Martha’s Vineyard Community Services will begin construction on its new Early Education and Care Center on Monday, according to a press release. The $7 million project will replace the existing ... Read full article


ABC Act breaks down barriers to mental health care on-Island

MV Times | February 12, 2020 - 3:08pm

An act titled Addressing Barriers to Care (ABC) recently unveiled by the state Senate seeks to provide easy access to mental health support services across the commonwealth. According to a press ... Read full article


Tree snaps, wire burns in O.B.

MV Times | February 11, 2020 - 3:58pm

Oak Bluffs Police and Fire departments responded to a burning tree on Green Avenue at approximately 2 pm Tuesday afternoon. A pitch pine, broken at the trunk, had keeled over onto an electrical wire, ... Read full article


Trump administration slow-walks Vineyard Wind

MV Times | February 11, 2020 - 3:22pm

Vineyard Wind announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of the Interior has delayed publication of a document key to the wind energy company’s first offshore project, Vineyard Wind 1. “We have ... Read full article


No longer his type

MV Times | February 11, 2020 - 2:41pm

Budget discussions can be dry, and right now, all across the Island, town department heads are going before boards of selectmen and finance committees to justify their spending plans in details that ... Read full article


Two-car crash results in driver being airlifted

MV Times | February 11, 2020 - 2:30pm

A two-car crash early Sunday morning resulted in one driver being airlifted to Boston and others being taken to the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. The drivers were leaving the same party on 10th Street ... Read full article


West Tisbury library gets new director

MV Times | February 11, 2020 - 1:33pm

Alexandra Pratt has been selected to be the new director at the West Tisbury library. Pratt is taking over the position from longtime director Beth Kramer, who will be retiring in April. For the past ... Read full article


Tisbury School needs to be gutted say experts

MV Times | February 11, 2020 - 1:04pm

The sum total of Tappé Architects’ draft existing conditions report for the Tisbury School reveals the Tisbury School needs to be gutted for a renovation and addition project to succeed. Tappé and its ... Read full article


Katama mechanical error bogus, SSA says

MV Times | February 10, 2020 - 4:07pm

An alert sent out by the Steamship Authority indicating the MV Katama suffered a mechanical problem late in the day Monday is erroneous, according to SSA spokesman Sean Driscoll. The message was “put ... Read full article