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Martha’s Vineyard tennis association makes generous gift

The Martha's Vineyard Community Tennis Association recently contributed $750 to the Martha's Vineyard Racqueteers Booster Club for windscreens for the high school courts.

Connie McHugh is the new Martha’s Vineyard high tennis coach

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School girls tennis team had its best season ever last year winning 13 of its 18 matches.

Martha’s Vineyard defeats Abington in track and field meet

At Abington, last Thursday, the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School girls track and field team ran away with a win of 90.

Health costs, salaries, drive rising budget tide on Martha’s Vineyard

Across Martha's Vineyard, selectmen, finance and advisory committee members, and town administrators express a familiar lament: They say rising employee costs, especially health care and retirement benefits, far outpace their town's revenue, even in good economic times.

West Tisbury election’s only contest is for fin com seat

West Tisbury voters will be asked to decide just one contest in the Thursday, April 14, election of town officers.

Chilmark teacher’s origami outreach to Japan earthquake victims

Chilmark School teacher Susan Larsen and her students want to send a symbol of hope and strength to Japan.

Change in Oak Bluffs: Mike Santoro and Walter Vail

Given its persistent budget problems and what has been a clear failure to address structural impediments to more economical and efficient government operations, it's time for change in Oak Bluffs.

Reel Picks

Sci-fi mind-control thriller heavy on romance.

West Tisbury annual will include beer and wine question

West Tisbury voters will gather for their annual town meeting Tuesday where they will be asked to take action on a proposal to allow the sale of beer and wine in restaurants, fund the expansion of the library, purchase the Field Gallery property and approve a $13.

Not to be missed, but we do

The habit of centuries and of generations has us venerating the noble town meeting as the pure, raw essence of democratic self-government.

West Tisbury sweeps Tisbury in interscholastic volleyball finals

The unbeaten West Tisbury Hawks swept the Tisbury Tigers in the final round of the junior high school interscholastic volleyball championship held Wednesday afternoon in the West Tisbury School gym.

Doris P. Wheaton

Doris Paris Wheaton, 80, of Montclair, N.

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Sports Highlights

Alina Wen of Edgartown, a member of the MV Table Tennis Club won the runner-up trophy in the Rhode Island Table Tennis Assn.

Mary M. Butynski

Mary (Malawka) Butynski of Edgartown died on Monday, April 4, at Windemere Nursing Home.

Martha’s Vineyard skaters dazzle at Orleans

Seven skaters from the Island Ice Skating School competed in the 33rd annual Ice Skating Institute's Lower Cape meet at Orleans last weekend, winning a combined total of 76 points.

Mixed results for Martha’s Vineyard lacrosse leagues

The under-15 and under-13 Martha's Vineyard Girls Youth Lacrosse travel teams opened their seasons Sunday at Falmouth.

Martha’s Vineyard Tennis Center hosted mixed doubles to benefit cancer group

The Vineyard Tennis Center hosted a mixed doubles tournament for the Matha's Vineyard Cancer Support Group last weekend.

Tisbury neighbors nab peeping Tom; suspect held on $10,000 bail

Neighbors in the Franklin Avenue neighborhood of Tisbury captured a "peeping Tom" suspect Monday night, following a wild chase through the woods and a struggle to hold the man until police arrived to take him into custody.