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11/13/2020 COVID-19 Vigilance Information

Monday, 16 November 2020

Please click below to read the COVID-19 Vigilance Information press release from the Martha's Vineyard Regional Emergency Management Association:

English Version

Video Link - English

Portuguese Version

Video Link - Portuguese

Town Water Invoices - Date Correction

Friday, 13 November 2020

The billing period reflected in the most recent water invoices is inaccurate and should be for the April 2020 through October 2020 billing period.  The invoices are otherwise accurate and actually reflect the correct amount of usage for the current billing period.  We apologize for any inconveniences this may have caused and will address and correct
the issue going forward.  Any questions may be directed to the Water Department at 508-627-4717.

Recreational Oyster Season is Open

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Edgartown's recreational oyster season is now open through April 1, 2021. Enjoy!

Edgartown Continuity of Operations Plan # 6 - Effective Sep 9, 2020

Thursday, 29 October 2020

Please click below to read Edgartown's Continuity of Operations plan, including the reopening of portions of town hall on an appointment only basis, including a downloadable copy of the CPVID-19 Exposure Questionnaire:

Shellfish License Information (Updated for 2020)

Wednesday, 19 August 2020

Obtaining a Shellfish License: 

Senior Resident Shellfish Licenses from 2019 have all been renewed. If you have yours from last year, you can use that. If not, please see below. 
All Shellfish Licenses: In Person Shellfish License Sales will be available in the parking lot of Town Hall under the tent on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12:30pm to 3:30pm. Please bring exact change or check. Mask required. 
All other inquiries contact Kristy Rose in the Selectmen's Office

Masks and exact change or check required.

Please click below for detailed information for both residents and non-residents on obtaining a shellfish permit:

Face Coverings in Public Places Order

Monday, 04 May 2020

On May 1, 2020, Governor Baker issued an Order Requiring Face Coverings in Public Places Where Social Distancing is Not Possible  - COVID-19 Order No. 31

Link to the Order here:

The Order is effective May 6, 2020 (click "continue reading" below for more details).

Current Marriage License Information

Friday, 08 May 2020

The clerk’s office is currently available on an appointment only basis to obtain Marriage Intentions. 

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: 10 am to 12 pm.
You are required to wear a mask and gloves as well as provide your own black ink pen to fill out the required paperwork.

As a reminder – there is a three (3) day waiting period to pick up your certificate and a sixty (60) day timeframe to get married once you file your paperwork. If you do not currently have a set wedding date, please consider waiting to file until you have a concrete date. 
Please call our office, (508) 627-6110, to make your appointment and for further instructions on the complete process

Supplemental Medical Professional Capability Request

Saturday, 21 March 2020

In the event we need to supplement our emergency medical capabilities, the Town is putting together a list of retired, semi-retired, and/or seasonal public health professionals such as; physicians, nurses, pharmacists, emergency medical technicians, dentists, veterinarians, and first responders.  If interested please send point of contact info to:

Federal Census for 2020

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Recently, you should have received a letter from the U.S. Census Bureau,
inviting you to go online to respond to the 2020 federal Census.

The U.S. Census counts every person in the country every 10 years. The
information gathered through the census is used to decide how much our
communities get in state and federal money for things like public health,
transportation, and education.

The census is quick, easy, and important, and all of your answers are

Please visit and be counted today.

Town of Edgartown

Thursday, 19 September 2013

One of New England's most elegant communities, Edgartown was Martha's Vineyard's first colonial settlement and it has been the county seat since 1642. The stately white Greek Revival houses built by the whaling captains have been carefully maintained. They make the town a museum-piece community, a seaport village preserved from the early 19th century.

CodeRed Emergency Notification System Signup

Tuesday, 25 June 2019

The Town of Edgartown is urging is residents and visitors to sign up and/or update their CodeRed Emergency Notification System contact information. This can be done by clicking this link.

Island emergency managers have licensed the CodeRED community notification system to disseminate important information, along with alerting citizens to severe weather alerts,

Please click here to sign up and/or update your CodeRed Emergency Notifcation System contact information.


Please note:  The currently Town of Edgartown text notification system is a separate system from CodeRed and is used for urgent and non urgent notifications. This texting system that operates separate from CodeRed will continue to operate but is an opt-in cell phone reliant system whereas CodeRed can initiate communication to cell phones, email, and land line phones. CodeRed is for Emergency notifications and severe weather alerts only.

Town of Edgartown Text Notification System

Wednesday, 11 September 2019

The Town of Edgartown uses a text notification system for sending out urgent notices.  To sign up for this, Text the word Edgartown to 8775508627

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