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Hinckley’s annual cookout feeds builders and suppliers

Hinckley's in Vineyard Haven hosted its annual tool show, featuring new items and a BBQ by the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School Culinary Arts Program.

Bomb squad destroys washed up ordnance on Philbin Beach

The State Police bomb squad used a controlled explosive charge to destroy a piece of military ordnance discovered to the west of Philbin Beach in Aquinnah.

Olivia Jacobs spells well in Scripps National Spelling Bee

Island spelling bee winner Olivia Jacobs held her own in competition with 274 spellers on June 1, at the 2011 Scripps National Spelling Bee preliminaries.

Tisbury selectmen solve short-term parking, not long-term rooster

The Tisbury selectmen have found a solution for short-term shoppers, but they have no answers for why an unclaimed rooster continues to disturb his immediate neighborhood.

Police report Martha’s Vineyard was busy and quiet over holiday

The weather was good, lots of visitors came, few incidents required police attention over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, according to Martha's Vineyard police.

West Tisbury tops Tisbury for interscholastic baseball title

Tim Roberts tossed a shutout at the Tisbury Tigers and his West Tisbury teammates scored twice in the first inning and four more times in the fifth, for a 6-0 win.

State Police make early morning arrest at Naushon Island

State Police assigned to the Oak Bluffs barracks traveled with Coast Guard assistance to Naushon Island early Wednesday morning to investigate a call of domestic assault and battery.

Martha’s Vineyard adult, co-ed league begins play

The Vineyard Football Association (VFA) Adult Co-ed Summer Soccer League will begin an eight-week schedule of games on Tuesday, June 28.

Martha’s Vineyard travel soccer U-14s in Challenge Cup

The MV United Under-14 boys' travel soccer team competed in the 15th annual Cape Cod Challenge Cup tournament, hosted by the Sandwich Soccer Club, last weekend.

Martha’s Vineyard runners beat Oliver Ames in Friday meet

Led by senior Randall Jette, who won the 100m dash, the MVRHS Track and Field team made its presence known at the Division 4 meet in North Reading, Friday.

Martha’s Vineyard tennis teams clinch third seeds in playoffs

Finishing its 15-2 season, the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys tennis team clinched a spot in the upcoming MIAA state tournament.

Audrey B. Dixon

A memorial open house will be held at the home of the late Audrey Branker Dixon on Saturday, June 11.

Oak Bluffs election bungled, town officials to talk Monday

Oak Bluffs officials did not follow the proper notification procedures prior to a special town election held last Thursday, May 26 seeking voter approval of two Proposition 2.


Matthew Seklecki of Oak Bluffs won the Father Prevel Memorial Award, which each year goes to the top male graduating from Saint Michael's College in Colchester, Vt.

Months after overflow, NH waste plant debris visits Island beaches

Several months after heavy rains led to the release of 4.


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Sports Highlights

John Aloisi, Nantucket's head football coach, is leaving the other island for a teaching position at Shrewsbury High School.

Edgartown selectmen warn local merchants on alcohol sales

Edgartown selectmen voted Tuesday to write two local businesses explaining the need to adhere to state and town laws regulating alcohol sales, following reports of holiday weekend violations.

Where is the leadership that Oak Bluffs badly needs?

There were no happy choices for Oak Bluffs voters last week.