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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Vineyard Health Officials Report Three New Cases Monday
Julia Wells
The Martha’s Vineyard boards of health reported three new coronavirus cases on the Vineyard Monday, two from over the holiday weekend.
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SSA Leaders Remember Robert O’Brien, Former Boatline Governor
Julia Wells
Past and present Steamship Authority managers and board members warmly recalled the contributions of the former long-serving Barnstable boat line governor who died last month.
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Edu Comp, Main Street Vineyard Haven Anchor for 40 Years, Will Close
Julia Wells
The family-owned office and art supply store that has been an anchor business at the head of Main street Vineyard Haven for the past four decades will permanently close its retail store.
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Adam Friedman Is Remembered by Airport Co-Workers
Julia Wells
Expressions of sympathy were coming in from all corners of the Island Monday for the family of Adam Friedman, the West Tisbury man who was found dead Saturday.
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