Chilmark Eases Restrictions at Menemsha
In a reversal, Chilmark selectmen voted Tuesday to ease restrictions in Menemsha following Gov. Charlie Baker’s announcement that the state would fully reopen by Memorial Day.
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Tisbury Man Faces Charges After Oak Bluffs Altercation
A Tisbury man is facing criminal charges, including assault on a police officer, after a skirmish at an Oak Bluffs restaurant and bar spilled into Circuit avenue Saturday night. Trevor Maciel, 27, of Vineyard Haven was arraigned on May 17.
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Oak Bluffs Opens Town Meeting Season
Town improvements, deferred capital projects and a flurry of bylaw amendments top the agenda when Oak Bluffs voters convene their annual town meeting Saturday beneath the historic Tabernacle.
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Boat Fire in Lagoon Pond Sees Quick Response
A boat fire on Lagoon Pond Wednesday afternoon saw an all-out response from firefighters and emergency personnel on both sides of the pond. The call came in at around 2:25 p.m., police said.
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Mobile Bus to Offer Free Vaccinations on Island
A medically-equipped mobile bus offering free vaccinations to Islanders unable or reluctant to sign up at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital will begin administering shots on Island this weekend.
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Agricultural Fair Will Return in August
The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair will return for its 159th year this August, reviving a revered Island summer institution after cancellation last year, Agricultural Society trustees announced Tuesday.
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Cases Stay on Downward Trend; Island Reopenings Begin
Island health agents reported 32 new cases of Covid-19 from last week, as cases keep trending downward and vaccination efforts churn ahead.
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Chilmark Adopts Early Summer Safety Guidelines
Limited attendance at Menemsha sunsets, a drastically cut down book festival: the Chilmark selectmen and board of health took up an array of summer safety plans and guidelines this week.
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Vaccine Supply Expands, But Demand for Shots Drops
As the Island’s vaccine supply grows, demand for vaccinations on the Vineyard has declined, hospital officials confirmed Wednesday, echoing trends around the state and country.
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Hearing Continues on Culvert Replacement in Chilmark
The Chilmark conservation commission continued a public hearing this week on a long-running plan by the Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation to replace two culverts at the Mill Brook headwaters off North Road.
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