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RHS assistant principal finalists interviews next week

Two candidates for the position of assistant principal at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) will face final interviews next week.

Tom Bennett + Mary Brissette = 70 years of service

After 40 years of service to the Island community, Tom Bennett was perhaps the brightest luminary Monday night at the Martha's Vineyard Community Services' (MVCS) often-emotional event recognizing the work of staff, volunteers, and board members.

The Rev. Spinney moves off

The Reverend Roger Spinney, pastor of the Baptist churches in Vineyard Haven and Aquinnah for the past 14 years, will move to Falmouth at the end of the month and take up new responsibilities as chaplain with Hospice of the Cape & Islands.

Benjamin S. Rosenbaum

Benjamin Seth Rosenbaum, 26, of Portsmouth, N.

West Tisbury School administrator Bob Lane to retire

After 22 years as a teacher and administrator at West Tisbury School, interim principal Robert (Bob) Lane will retire at the end of the school year, effective June 30.

A Celebration of Art and Life

The sunny day seemed to be cooperating with the occasion: warm, festive, and everywhere one looked — art.

House takes up wind turbine siting bill

The House budget committee is polling members on three bills, including a Senate bill changing the rules around siting for land-based wind projects.

Planting pretty petunias in the park

Brownie Troop # 80779 did its part to make Oak Bluffs a little prettier by planting flowers near the Civil War statue across from the new Steamship Authority terminal.

What’s up with the Y

We are anxiously waiting for the grand opening of the YMCA.

A small town’s virtues

My name is Bill Hall, and I've lived in Vineyard Haven for close to 30 years.

Roger Spinney, pastor and good guy

The First Baptist Church of Vineyard Haven and the Gay Head Community Baptist Church of Aquinnah have been saddened by the news that their pastor of 14 years, the Reverend Doctor Roger Spinney, is leaving the Island.

More fun in May

The Island Children's School, now 41 years old, treated young Islanders to a day of fun at the school on Saturday.

Jammin’ together

Some of you won't agree, naturally, but I think we've reached a tremulous equilibrium as regards online comments posted to mvtimes.

Reel Picks

From his first appearance in 1984, Freddy Krueger has become the quintessential bump in the night, terriorizing suburban teenagers.

Hannah Garde, New York man, face new drug charges

The Martha's Vineyard Drug Task Force detained Hannah Garde, 24, of Vineyard Haven, last week while executing a search warrant in Edgartown, then arrested her after finding two grams of cocaine concealed between her buttocks, according to an Edgartown police report.

Passion and focus pay off for Jessica Forend

Jessica Forend of Oak Bluffs took the equivalent of a Triple Crown in Intercollegiate Dressage Association (IDA) competition last month, when she was named Champion in the First Level Division with a 66.

Art show openings

Chilmark Library Gouache paintings by Marianne Neill.

Ballot recount confirms no vote on Tisbury trash truck

A ballot recount in Tisbury on April 13 confirmed the defeat of a Prop.

West Tisbury

What perfect days we have had lately.