One New Case Friday; Boards of Health Release More Demographics

The Martha’s Vineyard Hospital reported one new case of Covid-19 on the Island Friday, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases to 26 positive tests and four antibody tests.

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Drumming Up New Hope for Peace in Haiti
When Rick Bausman left the Vineyard last Friday to board a flight to Haiti, he took with him a printer, a laptop, a duffel bag full of instruments and his traveling drum. When he touched down in Port-au-Prince, he was due to set off on his latest mission.
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Rain Can't Dampen Christmas in Edgartown Spirit
Will Sennott
From the parade to the Minnesingers, Christmas in Edgartown kept the holiday traditions humming all weekend long.
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Deer Take Up During First Week of Shotgun Season
Numbers were up as the two-week shotgun season for deer neared the halfway mark Friday.
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Oh the Places You'll Go at a Food and Wine Festival
One glass. 250 wines. Pick up a steak tartar chicharron when you pass “go.” Those were the three rules at the Grand Tasting on Saturday, the signature event of the Martha’s Vineyard Food and Wine Festival.
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New Barn Goes Up at Flat Point Farm

A new barn went up at Flat Point Farm in West Tisbury this week, seven months after a devastating fire destroyed the historic farm’s main barn.

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Feeling Heat, VTA Board Agrees to Send TCI Back to Negotiating Table
A divided VTA board decided Wednesday after heated public testimony to send their subcontracted hiring company back to the negotiating table.
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As VTA Strike Continues, Focus Shifts to Advisory Board
The current status and powers of of the Vineyard Transit Authority’s advisory board has come into question as the full-time drivers’ strike enters a third week.
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