Nineteen New Cases Reported Monday
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Katama Dairy Farm Lies in Ruin as Talks About Future Hit Snags

The fields are still fallow, the silos completely gone to ruin. Operating licenses and permits have long since expired, and nearly a year after the Edgartown Conservation Commission announced it had agreed in principal to lease Katama Farm to entrepreneur David Moore there still is no lease.

And no farming operation at the 190-acre, town-owned farm on the vast, windswept Katama Plains which for years supported an active dairy operation.

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