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Fisheries and Wildlife stocks Martha’s Vineyard ponds with trout

It is time to grab a fishing rod and dig some worms. For many fishermen, the first trout marks the start of the fishing season.

Fire Partnership conducted burn on Chappaquiddick Wednesday

The Martha's Vineyard Prescribed Fire Partnership conducted a controlled burn Wednesday, March 30 at the Wasque Reservation on Chappaquiddick.

A sense of awe, at a friend’s end

I heard of Jon Lipsky's death at about 4 pm, Saturday, March 19.

Martha’s Vineyard wins Bantam II-S State Tournament

Skaters on the MV Bantam A hockey team are champions of the Bantam II-S State Tournament.

Martha’s Vineyard basketball standouts compete in all-star game

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School seniors Randall Jette and Jillian Sedlier and junior Peter Keaney competed in the Cape & Islands All-Star Basketball game March 14 in Barnstable.

Sports Highlights

The Island Ice Skating School's Spring Fling will be on view at the Arena Saturday, March 26 at 7 pm.

Martha’s Vineyard youth hockey teams score big at Lake Placid

Both the MV Youth Hockey Pee-Wee and Bantam teams won their respective tournaments at the Lake Placid Arena in March, the same 1932 and 1980 Olympics arena where the U.

Edgartown selectmen asked to pressure Comcast

I've sent this letter to the Edgartown selectmen.

9-11 questions stonewalled

I've sent this letter to Senator John Kerry.

Vineyard Tennis Center raises funds for Family to Family Cambodia

Twenty players participated in the round robin tennis tourney at the Vineyard Tennis Center on March 18 and raised $940 for the Family to Family Cambodia (FTFC) program.

The film festival – happy and electric

The 11th annual Martha's Vineyard Film Festival was by far our best festival to date.

Heat repeat as RCBL champs

For the second year in a row, the Heat claimed title to the RCBL championship trophy by winning the third and final playoff basketball game with the Bulls, Monday evening, at the Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls Club gym, 73-65.

Many join to teach wellness

On March 16, Martha's Vineyard Regional High School held its second annual Wellness Day.

Inadequate consultation over turbine siting

Recently public meetings were held in New Bedford for siting wind turbines in 3,000 square miles of federal waters off Massachusetts, encompassing traditional fishing grounds.

MVC member clarifies assessment changes

I would like to clarify some apparent misunderstandings about the Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) assessments, reported on in an article in the March 17 MV Times.

Something to be proud of

I would like to thank you and the staff of The Martha's Vineyard Times for your continued support of the All-Island Spelling Bee.

Our deepest thanks

The American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days 2011 is behind us and you [Islanders] have purchased 1,110 bunches.

So many to thank

Thank you to the EMS, fire department, police department, ambulance, Martha's Vineyard Hospital, and everyone that came to help me Saturday night, after

New lobster management rules would devastate industry here

The lobstermen of Martha's Vineyard have great concerns about new lobster management proposals to be presented at your meeting on March 21, 2011.