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County commissioners interview SSA candidates

MV Times | February 6, 2020 - 1:01pm

Nine people came before the Dukes County commissioners Wednesday afternoon in hopes of being appointed to the board of the Steamship Authority.  The Vineyard’s longtime representative Marc Hanover ... Read full article


Historic New England loses to Federated Church in Appeals Court

MV Times | February 5, 2020 - 2:30pm

The Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities (SPNEA), better known as Historic New England, recently lost its bid to control a property owned by Edgartown’s Federated Church.  At issue ... Read full article


VTA Church Street project sent to MVC

MV Times | February 5, 2020 - 2:11pm

Edgartown selectmen have referred the Vineyard Transit Authority’s (VTA) $1.4 million charging station project to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) for review. The decision was the culmination of ... Read full article


Tisbury throws support behind designated port area

MV Times | February 5, 2020 - 2:03pm

Tisbury selectmen have sent a letter of endorsement to the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) in support of a Ralph Packer request that two harborside parcels occupied by Tisbury Towing and ... Read full article


Tisbury School tree is taken down

MV Times | February 5, 2020 - 1:59pm

A tree growing against the façade of the Tisbury School that three plant experts believed to be a yew, based on photographs, was cut down Tuesday. As The Times previously reported, yews can prove ... Read full article


Pickleball, soccer, and futsal now also between the lines

MV Times | February 5, 2020 - 1:29pm

Success is a reward of reinvention, and Airport Fitness is taking off in a new direction right now. The 24-year-old center has specialized in fitness workouts and tennis use on its comfortably large ... Read full article


Tisbury emergency plan needs to be dusted off

MV Times | February 5, 2020 - 1:21pm

  The town of Tisbury’s emergency management plan could soon join the age of smartphones and social media. During a series of budget reviews Tuesday, the Tisbury board of selectmen approved a $35 ... Read full article


Chappy residents demand ferry governing board

MV Times | February 4, 2020 - 2:45pm

Updated Feb. 4, 10:30p Chappaquiddick residents filled the Fred B. Morgan meeting room Monday night, with many spilling out into the hallway, for a selectmen’s hearing on the Chappy Ferry.  Chappy ... Read full article


MVRHS narrows down school logo

MV Times | February 4, 2020 - 2:39pm

After more than a year of public outreach and careful consideration by school officials, a number of logos were presented to the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School student body and faculty as part ... Read full article


Construction planned for Obama property

MV Times | February 4, 2020 - 12:37pm

Newly minted Edgartown residents Barack and Michelle Obama are planning some renovations and additions to their Turkeyland Cove Road property. According to a public notice posted by the town’s ... Read full article