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NAACP celebrates Dr. M.L.K. Jr. day

This year is the 101st anniversary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), and the members of the Martha's Vineyard...

WT principal, a Marine, to Afghanistan

Once again, Michael Halt, West Tisbury School principal and Marine Reserve colonel, will answer his country's call to duty. Mr. Halt has left Martha's...

Finishing touches delay MVH opening

Islanders will have to wait a few more months for an inside look at the new Martha's Vineyard Hospital. A private reception for donors...

Take your chances: Karaoke at Seasons

Each Tuesday and Saturday night, Season's Eatery and Pub in Oak Bluffs tries to help Vineyarders and visitors endure those long, cold winter nights...

Edgartown School student Jesse Herman knows his geography

Jesse Herman knew the answer. "Japan," the eighth-grader called out clearly on Tuesday morning in the gymnasium of the Edgartown School and became the...

Veggie adventure

I recently took the Pledge to Be Veg for 30 Days through PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals). The organization urges this...

Finding gold in Newton

Fourteen Vineyarders met at the American Contract Bridge League (ACBL) tournament in Newton last weekend, bringing home a total of 59.74 ACBL master points,...

Arboretum’s winter attractions

Homegrown meets Sunday, Jan. 17, from 3 to 5 pm at Agricultural Hall. Under discussion: seed ordering, seed sowing, catalogue exchange.Arboretum's winter attractionsIf there...

Trouble parades in on New Year’s

Tom Quinn's film, "The New Year Parade," uses preparations for the traditional New Years Mummers Parade as the background for a story about a...

Republican Scott Brown

Tuesday's special election to fill the Senate seat that is vacant because of the death of Edward M. Kennedy is an opportunity for Massachusetts...

Edgartown

It was nice to have a blanket of snow on the ground all last week, glistening when the sun shines and crunchy to walk...

Chilmark

Save that date. If you haven't had but are still interested in getting the H1N1 vaccine, then please be aware there will be a...

The love doctor is in and online

If you're an Islander, young or old, looking for love in all of the few available places and unsuccessful, the Internet has you covered....

Aquinnah

It's three weeks after Christmas. Why do I still have Christmas music running through my mind and why is my Christmas tree still up?The...

Ian P. Nunes

Meirilucia and Fabio De Paula Nunes of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of their son, Ian Phyllip De Paula Nunes, on January 6 at...

Troy C. Cavallo

Anastasia and Jonas Cavallo of Edgartown announce the birth of their son, Troy Cassius Cavallo, on December 30 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital. Troy weighed...

Interscholastic girls

In girls interscholastic league action, Tuesday, at West Tisbury, the Tisbury Tigers won an overtime contest, 47-44.The final minute of regulation play was especially...

Ryan Mone Memorial

The MV Youth Hockey Program welcomes Squirt B teams from Falmouth, Franklin, and Providence for the Ryan Mone Memorial Squirt B tournament, Friday to...

Youth Hockey action

The MV Youth hockey program has returned to its wonted business following a year-end/beginning holiday break.Last Saturday, Jan. 2, the MVYH PeeWee B team...

Tennis anyone?

The annual Vineyard Youth Tennis Round Robin extravaganza will be held at VYT (at the blinker) Thursday to Sunday, February 4 to 7. There...