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Bulls stop slide, earn top seed in RCBL playoffs

The Bulls put a stop to their four-game losing streak and beat the Lakers 91-85 Monday night at the Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls Club.

Vineyard girls skate past Marshfield, lose to Sandwich

The Vineyard varsity girls hockey team had every reason to be confident heading into Monday's home game with Sandwich.

Questions for law enforcement and the courts

The record of Richard Morris's ins and outs — arrests, incarceration, bail, probation, release pending trial, re-arrest, bail reduction, bail revocation, etc.

SSA reservation suggest bright summer forecast

The Steamship Authority (SSA) members met in their first monthly meeting of the new year, at Woods Hole on January 25.

Alert Oak Bluffs neighbor sounds house fire alarm

At approximately 2 pm Sunday afternoon, Oak Bluffs firefighters responded to a report of a house fire at 10 Doar Street off Eastville Avenue.

Sports Highlights

The Martha's Vineyard eighth grade boys' travel basketball team clinched a first round bye and the fifth seed in the upcoming Cape League playoffs, with a pair of victories last Saturday.

Unmatched generosity

Thanks to everyone who helped with the shoe drive over the last few months.

Feehan comeback puts Vineyarders on ice

The Martha's Vineyard boys varsity hockey team let one slip away against unbeaten Eastern Athletic Conference rival Bishop Feehan at the Martha's Vineyard Arena, Saturday night.

MV Surfcasters swap tales and present annual awards

Fried chicken, chowder, and fish stories highlighted the Martha's Vineyard Surfcasters Association's annual banquet and meeting in the Baylies Room of the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown Saturday.

Benefits and detriments

Every couple of years, as required by its state charter, the Martha's Vineyard Commission pulls out a document called the DRI checklist and reviews it.

Lovely and generous

While I did not know Oak Bluffs's lifelong resident Geraldyne ("Gerry") DeBettencourt personally, who died in December [see obituary in January 27 Times], there was a very special treat she arranged for the Island several years ago that should be recalled with gratitude.

Oak Bluffs Fire Rescue offers winter safety tips

Inspect wood stove and fireplace chimneys annually and clean if necessary, a press release advised.

Kiddos moves to Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs

Kiddo's, a children's store specializing in gifts, clothing, and essentials for newborns to children age 5 has moved from Tisbury Market Place in Vineyard Haven to 42 Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs, between Lazy Frog and daRosa's on the left hand side of Circuit Ave.

House of Colour consultant arrives

Following extensive training at the House of Colour in London, Europe's leading personal colour and style consultancy, Wendy Jacobs of Vineyard Haven is bringing what she learned to Martha's Vineyard.

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Edgartown selectmen hear plans for MVTV changes

The director of Martha's Vineyard Television (MVTV) outlined for Edgartown selectmen planned improvements to government meeting broadcasts.

Oak Bluffs selectmen ask voters to cut spending, not staff

Oak Bluffs selectmen will ask voters at a February 22 special town meeting to approve cuts totaling $238,000 from the current fiscal year's operating budget.

Bail or jail? A misunderstood process

In comments posted online by Martha's Vineyard Times readers and in conversations with Islanders inside and outside the law enforcement community, reactions ranged from criticism to outrage that Richard Morris, a familiar in the court news, was arrested once again and then released on $500 bail on January 27.