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A dedicated community

As part of the YMCA's Healthy Kids Day initiative, the the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard held its first annual Healthy Kids Day event on Saturday, April 9.

Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club crowns trap champs

Sunday, at the Martha's Vineyard Rod and Gun Club trap range in Edgartown, Knolls Ward of Vineyard Haven defended his title to win the club trap championship by breaking the most targets out of a total of 50.

Martha’s Vineyard kids’ travel soccer teams score wins over Nauset, Freetown

The wind was an unlisted player in the Martha's Vineyard under-15 (U-15) girls' travel team's game with Freetown here, Sunday.

Tisbury wraps up annual meeting, approves $20.4 million budget

Despite a three-hour special town meeting the night before, and torrential rain the next day, 126 dedicated Tisbury voters waded out for the annual town meeting on April 13.

Martha’s Vineyard salt pond will be closed to shellfishing again

Edgartown shellfish constable Paul Bagnall notified selectmen that state officials intend to close Sengekontacket Pond to shellfishing during the summer months.

Sports Highlights

At least eight Vineyarders joined the throng at the 15th running of the Boston Marathon, which was won in record-breaking time by a couple of runners from Kenya.

Announcements

Filip A.

State asks feds to redefine offshore wind energy development sites

The Patrick-Murray Administration has asked the federal government to redefine the area being considered for offshore wind energy development, according to a press release.

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School holds Freshman Cup event

The annual Freshman Cup at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School provided a lively pre-vacation kick-off on Friday, April 15.

Interior department approves Cape Wind construction plan

Work on the nation's largest offshore wind farm could begin as early as this fall in Nantucket Sound after a federal bureau on Tuesday approved the construction plan of Cape Wind.

Noteworthy

Anne Colangeli is hosting an Earth Day Celebration this Saturday, April 23, at the Red Barn across from Alley's General Store in West Tisbury.

Martha’s Vineyard boys’ lacrosse team bounces back to beat Bourne

The Martha's Vineyard varsity boys' lacrosse team bounced back from a big loss against Sandwich Saturday, to soundly beat the Canalmen of Bourne Monday on the Dan McCarthy Memorial Field.

Martha’s Vineyard boys’ tennis team mows down Coyle & Cassidy

The Martha's Vineyard high school boys' varsity tennis team juggernaut keeps mowing 'em down.

Diamond woes continue for Martha’s Vineyard baseball team

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School varsity baseball team's woes continue.

Aquinnah veteran officials will square off for selectman’s seat

The Aquinnah election on Wednesday, May 11 will feature one contest — a battle between two well-known residents with long records of public service.

Throwers turn out for 33rd annual Martha’s Vineyard Dart Tournament

More than 60 competitors turned out for the 33rd Martha's Vineyard Dart Tournament held at the Portuguese American Club (P-A) the weekend of April 15-17.

RM Packer spruces up fuel tanks with a fresh coat of paint

The RM Packer Company on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven has been doing some spring cleaning.

West Tisbury School student council helps Pine Tree Inn shelter

Middle school students from the West Tisbury School Student Council collected and delivered 15 boxes of toiletries, food, socks, and other sundries to the Pine Street Inn, a homeless shelter in Boston, on April 8.

To the Easter Bunny

Flowers with the Easter Bunnyon a spring day, bright and sunny.