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RHS school committee thinks baseball next summer

A proposal for a wooden bat baseball team franchise was one of many agenda items at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) District school committee's first meeting of the new school year Monday evening.

Negotiations delay Sengekontacket dredging, spark frustration

Negotiations over the use of Edgartown's town owned dredge for an Oak Bluffs project to improve water quality in Sengekontacket Pond sparked criticism at Tuesday's Oak Bluffs selectmen's meeting.

Tisbury will air proposed changes to town shellfish regulations

Tisbury selectmen will hold a public hearing Tuesday afternoon to consider proposed changes to the town's shellfish regulations that include measures to reduce catch limits and protect seed, or juvenile, bay scallops.

First fall classic for tennis

The first Fall Tennis Classic to benefit MV Community Tennis (MVTC) will be held Friday though Sunday, September 24-26 at the Edgartown Yacht Club tennis courts.

Bengals caged

The MVRHS varsity football team played its first game of the year at White Stadium, Jamaica Plain, versus Brighton and won, 8-0.

Girls’ soccer

MVRHS girls' soccer team lost its season opener to D/Y at Yarmouth, Wednesday, 2-0.

Field hockey fortunes “” Wildcats tamed

The MVRHS unbeaten field hockey team shut out West Bridgewater on the Wildcats home field, Tuesday, with two goals by Angela DeBettencourt, raising their season record to 2 wins and 2 ties.


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Yom Kippur on Martha’s Vineyard

Tomorrow evening at sundown is the beginning of Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year for Jews, which lasts until sunset on Saturday, the Jewish Sabbath.

A good collar, but too many misses

It is with great relief that we learn that Oak Bluffs police have captured and charged the man who is alleged to have repeatedly peered into houses in Oak Bluffs and in some cases entered the houses and assaulted the sleeping women who lived there.

Poor us, or maybe not

You've seen the "Poor Martha" bumper sticker.

Vineyard wins sportsmanship award

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School will receive the District D 2010 Sportsmanship Award next Wednesday.

Wampanoag powwow in Aquinnah

The 6th annual Wampanoag powwow was held at the Gay Head circle in Aquinnah over the weekend.

Sports Highlights

Five tables were in play at the final 2010 summer meetings of the Bridge Club of Martha's Vineyard in the Tisbury senior center, Saturday.

Moffett sailing race

In corrected time, Jamie Weisman sailed his 50-foot steel schooner, Perception, to victory in the 33rd sailing of the George Moffett Race, Saturday.

Over hill, over dale

The high school's boys' cross-country team is off to a happy start with two impressive victories.

Boys soccer

The boys' soccer team won their second game of the young season at Chatham, shutting out the Blue Devils, 2-0, Friday.

Cleland wins in 5K

Todd Cleland, 41, of Oak Bluffs, former graphic designer for The Times, led 50 runners to the finish line,Sunday, in the 13th annual Run for the Chop 5K, a benefit for the Vineyard Haven Library.

RHS receives sportsmanship award

The Eastern Athletic Conference (EAC) chose Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) to receive the 2010 Sportsmanship Award for District D.