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Martha’s Vineyard tops Blue Devils behind Stewart pitching

The Martha's Vineyard high school baseball team earned its fourth win of the season against nine losses behind the effective pitching of Will Stewart who went the distance giving up just three base hits and fanning seven in the 12-3 victory at Chatham, Thursday.

Lady Warriors shut out Martha’s Vineyard girls’ softball team

Home field was no advantage to the Martha's Vineyard girls' softball team as visiting Coyle and Cassidy crossed the plate 15 times while shutting down the Vineyard offense in an Eastern Athletic Conference game Thursday.

Martha’s Vineyard tennis players qualify for South Sectional

All three of the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School singles players, Reid and Justice Yennie and Kent Leonard have qualified for play in the South Sectional Playoffs this weekend on courts at Hyannis and Marston Mills.

Tisbury survives Oak Bluffs rally for softball win

The Tisbury Tigers survived a furious Oak Bluffs rally in the final inning to hang on for a 9-7 interscholastic softball win, last Wednesday afternoon at the Oak Bluffs School.

A difficult transition from war to home for returning veterans

Tom Bennett has worked at the Island Counseling Center (ICC) at Martha's Vineyard Community Services for 40 years.

Fellow Martha’s Vineyard veterans lend Jared Meader a helping hand

As Americans celebrate Armed Forces Day on May 21, many will reflect on the unique camaraderie that exists between men and women who serve in the military.


A story published May 12,

Vineyard hurlers drop one to Coyle & Cassidy

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School baseball team lost to Coyle & Cassidy at Taunton, Wednesday, 8-2.

Martha’s Vineyard tennis team beats Coyle & Cassidy

The Martha's Vineyard high school boys' tennis team defeated the Coyle & Cassidy Warriors at Lakeville Wednesday, 4-1.

Beverly Wright outpolls Camille Rose to win election in Aquinnah

Aquinnah voters chose former Wampanoag Tribe chairman Beverly Wright to take a seat on the three-member board of selectmen.

Oak Bluffs roundabout – video simulation

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Highway Division this week provided The Times with video simulations of the proposed Oak Bluffs roundabout and the existing four-way stop, for comparison purposes.

ABC Disposal Services acquires Allied Waste Services of Martha’s Vineyard

ABC Disposal Services of New Bedford acquired Allied Waste Services of Martha's Vineyard and took over its solid waste management operations on May 1.

Oak Bluffs special called to fill $180k health-cost shortfall

Oak Bluffs Selectmen Tuesday set June 21 as the date for a special town meeting to ask voters for an additional $180,000 to fund employee health care costs.

Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank bond rating downgraded

Standard & Poor's, a financial research agency that issues widely recognized ratings of creditworthiness, lowered the bond rating of the Martha's Vineyard Land Bank on April 12, from 'A' to 'A-.

Martha’s Vineyard Little league standings

The Martha's Vineyard Little League played a full schedule this week.

Barbara Barstow

Barbara Barstow, 93, a well-known concert violinist and symphony musician, died on April 16 at Martha's Vineyard Hospital after a short hospitalization.

track and field

The high school boys' track team manhandled Coyle and Cassidy on a cold, wind-driven rainy miserable day misnamed "spring" at the Vineyard oval, Tuesday.

AmeriCorps pitches in on Martha’s Vineyard

Nine volunteers from AmeriCorps are on the Island for two months, helping local nonprofit organizations push pet projects forward.

A good decision and one right for these times

The Martha's Vineyard Commission, in a decision that is in some respects at odds with its unfavorable handling of projects planned for the same part of the State Road, Tisbury business district, and indeed for the same property in this case, approved a plan for a significant development at the corner of State Road and High Point Lane.