The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has notified the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and public health officials that a case first identified as measles, was actually not measles, according to Dr. Jeffrey Zack, chief of emergency medicine at the hospital.
The Aquinnah selectmen will send a formal cease and desist letter to the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) asking the tribe to halt all activity to convert the tribal community center to a gambling hall. Selectmen voted to send the letter following an executive session Monday morning.
On no other summer afternoon would there be so many empty parking spaces in downtown Edgartown, But the Fourth of July parade was about to begin and crowds gathered on porches and lined sidewalks to celebrate.
Walk The Moon was the big name at the fifth annual Stars and Stripes festival held on Friday night at Flatbread, but two local kids proved they were ready for the limelight too. Leah Hairston and Robert Hanjian opened the sold-out show to benefit the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard.
The chairman of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) announced that work will begin soon to convert a tribal community center into a gambling hall. Selectmen will hold a special executive session Monday.