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Jane Seagrave
Island residents and regular visitors to Martha’s Vineyard are greeting the coming summer with more enthusiasm than trepidation, a new survey suggests, with most respondents eager to dine and socialize outdoors, but many urging continued caution and strict enforcement of mask-wearing.
May 7, 2021

Restaurants, farm stands and retail shops on Martha’s Vineyard are open, or in the process of opening for the season. The coronavirus pandemic has forced changes in the hours and operations of many establishments. What follows is a regularly updated list of what is open and what is closed on the Island.

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