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Special education costs drive increase in superintendent’s budget

Additional special education costs account for a large part of a budget increase requested by Martha's Vineyard Public Schools superintendent James Weiss.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission member challenges roundabout vote

The Oak Bluffs roundabout project hit a speed bump last week with a challenge to the Martha's Vineyard Commission's approval from a commissioner.

Falmouth Academy will host open house in Edgartown

Falmouth Academy will host an information session for students and their families interested in learning more about the school at the Arbor Inn at 222 Upper Main Street, Edgartown, on Sunday, October 30th from 2:30 to 4:30 pm.

Kathleen Kendrick joins Homes on Martha’s Vineyard agency

Kathleen Kendrick of Aquinnah has joined the real estate company Homes on Martha's Vineyard as a sales associate, owners Susan Cahoon and Tjark Aldeborgh announced.

Cape Air offers Nantucket Island Cup flights

In anticipation of the annual gridiron faceoff between Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket on Saturday, November 19, Cape Air announced Tuesday a special offer for Island football fans.

Sports highlights

The Vineyard boys soccer team invaded Somerset Berkley, Tuesday, and clinched the Eastern Athletic Conference title with a 3-0 win on goals by Jacob Lawrence, John Marcal, and EAC leading scorer Jack Roberts.

Vineyard girls win first match, bow to Wellesley, Feehan

Friday, the MV girls soccer team won its first game of the year, defeating Cape Tech at Harwich, 3-0.

Vineyarders down Nauset

Maggie Johnson scored the only goal, unassisted, in the Vineyard field hockey defeat of Nauset, here, Saturday, improving the team's record to 5-7-3.

Winners in the interscholastic track championships

Winning half of the eight events, the West Tisbury girls team ran away from the opposition in the final Interscholastic Pentagonal Track and Field meet at the high school, Friday.

Christopher P. Rupe

A celebration of the life and music of Christopher Peter Rupe — January 4, 1972 to September 14, 2011 — will be held on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at 2 pm at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown.

Lisa DeLorme Cash

A gathering in celebration for the life of Lisa DeLorme Cash, who died on September 27 at Germantown Methodist Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Patricia A. Mastromonaco

Patricia "Pat" Agnes Mastromonaco of Vineyard Haven died peacefully, surrounded by her family, on October 18, 2011 at Eagle Pond Rehabilitation and Living Center in South Dennis, following a long illness.

Alice W. Isaacs

Alice Willis Isaacs, a resident of Medford for more than 75 years and beloved wife of the late Walter A.

Halloween events on Martha’s Vineyard

There is certainly not a shortage of Halloween events this year on the Vineyard.

One more weekend of “Turn of the Screw” with Island Theatre Workshop

The story has the elements of a classic haunting tale: an isolated manor house, a beautiful young woman, a mysterious employer, & oddball characters.

All about Elmo’s puppeteer & the Magic Muppets

A look at the voice behind Elmo, plus a bit on Vineyard Haven Library's Silent Film Series.

So much fun

How much fun it was to have Edgartown School's third and fifth grade students, families, and teachers join us for "Celebrate Fall with Jake and Marji.

A beautiful solution

We must stop the 2011 protesters.