Oak Bluffs Town Administrator Will Leave for Job in Yarmouth
Julia Wells
Town administrator Robert Whritenour will leave to take a job as town administrator in Yarmouth, it was announced Wednesday by the Oak Bluffs selectmen.
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In Post-Holiday Catchup, Island Boards of Health Report 28 Cases
Julia Wells
In the first report of the new year, the Island boards of health reported 28 new confirmed coronavirus cases Monday, as well as three new probable cases.
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Island Health Care Begins Vaccinations; Case Spread Slows
Julia Wells
Marking another pandemic milestone, Island Health Care, the federally qualified community health center in Edgartown, began vaccinating its front line health care workers Wednesday afternoon.
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Land Bank on Track to Post Record Revenues This Year
Julia Wells
As a booming Island real estate market roars along in a year of no normals, the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank is on track to post record revenues for 2020.
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Governor Baker Announces New Restrictions, Lowering Capacity Limits
Julia Wells
With Christmas three days away, Gov. Charlie Baker announced new temporary restrictions Tuesday aimed at combating the spread of Covid-19 in the commonwealth. Starting Saturday, capacity limits will be lowered to 25 per cent nearly across the board, including in restaurants, retail shops and gyms.
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Nineteen New Cases Reported Monday
Julia Wells
Catching up on case counts from over the weekend, Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported 19 new confirmed positive coronavirus cases Monday, as the Island heads into the Christmas holiday.
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Land Bank Expands Its Beachfront Holdings in Vineyard Haven
Julia Wells
The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank announced Monday that it has added to its beachfront holdings in Vineyard Haven with the purchase of a small property on the Tashmoo peninsula.
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Case Surge on the Vineyard Continues Unabated
Julia Wells
The coronavirus case surge on the Island continued without letup Monday. On Tuesday the numbers settled down somewhat.
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Two New Cases on the Vineyard Friday; State Numbers Rise
Julia Wells
The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported two new coronavirus cases on the Island Friday, bringing the total case count to 113.
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Sheriff’s Meadow Confirms Unpermitted Trail Clearing
Julia Wells
Unpermitted trail clearing in the state forest has led to a citation from state environmental officials for violations of the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act.
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