Holiday Weekend Sees Soft Opening
Noah Asimow
Sparse ferry traffic, sleepy harbors, quiet streets and an unprecedented pandemic: the Vineyard experienced its slowest Memorial Day in recent memory.
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Martha’s Vineyard Celebrates Memorial Day With Flags Flying, Quiet Solemnity
Julia Wells
Light crowds and every kind of weather were the hallmarks of the holiday weekend on the Vineyard this year, with fishermen hitting the shorelines from Menemsha to Chapaquiddick, day sailors tacking about out in protected harbors and small groups strolling downtown streets. Today is Memorial Day.
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Memorial Day Weekend Begins With Saturday Washout
Will Sennott
The first full day of the Memorial Day weekend was a washout on the Vineyard, with buckets of rain flooding roads and turning streams into mini rushing rivers. The National Weather Service reported 3.37 inches of rainfall in Edgartown. A backyard weather station in West Tisbury reported four inches.
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Strict Rules Prevail in Menemsha for Holiday Weekend
Will Sennott

Bracing for a possibly bustling Memorial Day weekend, Chilmark selectmen have taken steps to deter crowds from gathering in Menemsha.

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Muted but No Less Heartfelt, Memorial Day Festivities Go On
Bill Eville
American flags dot the landscape at all the cemeteries around the Island. But Memorial Day festivities will change this year.
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Governor Outlines Slow-Motion Approach for State Reopening
Noah Asimow
Island restaurant and hotel owners reacted with frustration Monday after Gov. Charlie Baker announced his ultra-slow reopening plan for the commonwealth.
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Islanders Remember The Fallen on Memorial Day
Caroline Kaplan

A week ago, Storm Swain became a U.S. citizen. On Monday, she joined the Pledge of Allegiance at the Memorial Day parade on the Vineyard.

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Martha's Vineyard Celebrates Memorial Day
Julia Wells

The Vineyard pauses today to celebrate the national holiday with a parade, a picnic and flag ceremony in Vineyard Haven. The parade begins at 10 a.m. at the American Legion Hall.

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Start Your Engines, Memorial Day Sets the Pace for New Season
Caroline Kaplan
Busy is the common theme as the Vineyard gets ready for another summer season on Memorial Day weekend.
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Vineyard Honors Fallen Veterans at Memorial Day Parade
Steve Myrick
The annual Memorial Day parade stepped off smartly in Vineyard Haven Monday under overcast skies and a solemn air.
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