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March 13, 2020

Island Schools Close for Two Weeks

Island Schools Close for Two Weeks

Due to the threat of the coronavirus, all Vineyard schools will close for two weeks, beginning Monday.

March 12, 2020

Agencies Rally as Vineyard Prepares for Pandemic

Agencies Rally as Vineyard Prepares for Pandemic

The pace of cancellations has quickened and Island agencies and businesses are announcing new rules aimed at controlling the spread of Covid-19.

March 12, 2020

Do Unto Others

Do Unto Others

It is only a matter of time before COVID-19 reaches Martha’s Vineyard, and preparedness plans are emerging.

March 10, 2020

School Superintendent Outlines Strategies for Coronavirus

School Superintendent Outlines Strategies for Coronavirus

The coronavirus is making its presence felt in Martha’s Vineyard schools, with four staff members under self-quarantine after recent international travel and a number of children out of class.

March 5, 2020

Amid Coronavirus Concerns, High School Cancels Student Trips

Amid Coronavirus Concerns, High School Cancels Student Trips

Amid growing concern about the global coronavirus outbreak, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School has taken numerous measures including canceling school trips.

February 24, 2020

Coronavirus Alert Changes

Coronavirus Alert Changes

A passenger on the Westerdam cruise ship who initially tested positive for the new coronavirus may not actually have the deadly disease, according to new reports Monday.

February 20, 2020

Edgartown Couple Arrives Home After Coronavirus Ordeal

Edgartown Couple Arrives Home After Coronavirus Ordeal

Edgartown residents Tom and Dianne Durawa, who were marooned at sea for weeks aboard the MS Westerdam cruise ship, are under public health supervision.

February 14, 2020

Amid Coronavirus Scare, Edgartown Residents Look for Port of Call

Amid Coronavirus Scare, Edgartown Residents Look for Port of Call

Tom and Dianne Durawa are two of the 1,455 passengers and 802 crew that have been stranded in the Gulf of Thailand aboard the MS Westerdam for the past two weeks.

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