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High school hoops

Missing leading scorers Kia Minor and Molly Fischer, both hobbled with injuries, the Martha's Vineyard girls varsity basketball team lost to host Sandwich, 53-32,...

Island skaters win 3rd. straight

The visiting Trojans of Bridgewater-Raynham matched up well with Martha's Vineyard varsity hockey squad, Saturday evening at the Arena, but lost the contest to...

RCBL opens

The RCBL opened its 2009 season Monday at the Boys & Girls Club leading off with a reunion of the two teams that reached...

Boston lawyer hangs out Vineyard shingle

Jay F. Theise, a Boston-based lawyer and new Aquinnah homeowner, announced that he is now meeting with clients by appointment on Martha's Vineyard.Mr. Theise...

Cumberland Farms gives ambulance service $1,000

In keeping with its annual tradition of supporting the Last Night First Day celebration on Martha's Vineyard, Cumberland Farms presented a $1,000 donation to...

Edgartown closes Cape Poge to scalloping; yield is down

Edgartown selectmen, on the unanimous recommendation of the town's shellfish committee, voted to close Cape Poge to scalloping beginning tomorrow, January 9.Several commercial fishermen...

Superintendent’s records upkeep approved

In their first meeting of 2009 on Monday night, members of the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School District school committee resolved to do some...

Home loans that don’t have to be paid back

Pre-applications for a $2 million grant program that offers substantial benefits for home improvements are due February 1. Town officials are encouraging Island residents...

Gas price decline ends on mainland, continues here

Gasoline prices remained unchanged in the latest AAA survey, ending 15 weeks of consecutive declines. according to the State House News Service. In the...

Program offers tips for Island businesses

A program hosted by the Martha's Vineyard Women's Network (MVWN) on January 13 will offer tips on starting up, maintaining, and expanding businesses in...

Island soldier home from Iraq

EOCN Craig Sylvia, USN, of Oak Bluffs returned for an Island visit after finishing a six-month tour of duty in Iraq. As he stepped...

Martha’s Vineyard Commission, Chamber presentation to focus on economy

David Augustinho, executive director of the Cape and Islands Workforce Investment Board, will talk about the economy and state funding for local business at...