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Cape Wind supporters claim victory

The developers and supporters of a proposed wind farm in Nantucket Sound claimed victory Friday, following the release of a final environmental impact statement...

Clumsy and costly

There is no apparent link between the Steamship Authority's demand that Ralph Packer's Tisbury Towing get a license to transport freight to and from...

Fly tying classes begin

The Martha's Vineyard Rod & Gun Club's fly-tying classes and informal winter fishing-gab session begins Monday at 7 pm and will continue every Monday...

Youth hockey

The highlight of the weekend belonged to the Martha's Vineyard Squirts, who journeyed to the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence on Saturday to play...

RCBL week two

Warriors 122, Knicks 93Jade Cash (30 points), Tim Scott (29), and Matt Rivers (25) were unstoppable as the 2-0 Warriors won the battle of...

Nan Rheault tourney this weekend

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School girls varsity and junior varsity teams host the 8th annual Nan Rheault Invitational Tournament this weekend at the...

Weekend sweep for girls travel team

The Martha's Vineyard girls Cape Cod Youth League basketball team improved to 5-2 with victories over Harwich and Sandwich this weekend.The squad is comprised...

Hoops roundup

The Martha's Vineyard boys varsity basketball team suffered another close defeat Monday night at home to Somerset, 59-54.The Purple fell to 3-7 on the...

One up, two down for Island skaters

The Martha's Vineyard boys hockey team reached the halfway point of the season, playing three games in four nights.Call it the story of the...

Curves offers free weight management classes

Curves of Martha's Vineyard, the franchise fitness club for women, is offering free weight management classes to teach its method for losing weight and...

Tisbury Mural Project takes shape

On Saturday a group that included high school art students and local artists gathered at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School Performing Arts Center...

Oak Bluffs fire department receives $66,500 grant

The Oak Bluffs Fire Department this week learned that it will receive a $66,500 federal grant under the Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to...

Hospital chairman named trustee of the year

Seasonal West Tisbury resident John P. Ferguson last month received New England Healthcare Assembly's (NEHA) prestigious 2008 Trustee Leadership Award, which recognizes the "significant...

West Tisbury unearths unused scholarship

West Tisbury selectmen last week deeded a long-forgotten $3,600 scholarship trust fund to the Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society Scholarship Fund.Residents established the fund as...

Tisbury annual report wins award

Tisbury's 2007 annual town report won second place in a statewide contest held by the Massachusetts Municipal Association (MMA), in the category for towns...

Sail Martha’s Vineyard offers captain’s course

Sail Martha's Vineyard is offering instruction geared toward getting a commercial captain's license once again this winter.An informational meeting is scheduled for Thursday, January...

Shedding light on electric co-op and Island concerns

Cape Light Compact (CLC) administrator Maggie Downey will provide a power-point presentation and answer questions about the recently formed Cape and Vineyard Electric Cooperative...

Despite the weather, thanks

To the Editor:While the weather hampered some well-laid plans for Martha's Vineyard's Last Night First Day celebration, we would like to recognize the role...

Question 2 will work

To the Editor:As Question 2 is being implemented across the state, opponents just can't resist clamoring that the new law reducing penalties for adult...

Dour ditty

To the Editor:Here's an interesting little song I found in my old vinyl albums last week. The song was sung by the Kingston Trio...