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Let’s move forward

With the "Shot heard round the world" that put a hole in the head of the most vicious terrorist of our time, the "Head of the snake" has been removed.

Vineyarders fall to Bishop Feehan in track

The Bishop Feehan track and field teams visited, Tuesday, and as expected, ran off with one-sided wins on the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School oval.

Travel lacrosse team loses in Barnstable

The youth lacrosse Under-13 team lost its game at Barnstable, last weekend, 7-5, but not before they threw a scare into the Red Raiders with an impressive comeback in the fourth quarter.

Martha’s Vineyard little league kicks off season

At the end of the first full week of Majors Little League baseball, the Cubs and Athletics were atop the league with perfect records.

Sports Highlights

The Vineyard high school baseball team narrowly lost to Eastern Athletic Conference opponent Somerset, 4-2, Tuesday, at the Vineyard Baseball Park.

Noteworthy events

This Saturday night, May 7, the friends of Kevin Searle are hosting a fundraiser for him at the Portuguese-American Club.

State signals no halt to operations at Goodale’s pit

After a site visit to the Goodale Construction Company sandpit Monday, a state biologist said concern about protected species will not prevent owner Jerry Goodale from continuing his sand and gravel-mining operation.

Aquinnah voters take up $3 million budget, annual warrant

Aquinnah voters will meet at 7 pm, Tuesday, in the town hall meeting room, to take action on

Don’t let ’em roam

This letter is simply a plea to all dog owners to not allow their canine friends to have free reign over the neighborhood.

A step toward cleaner power, but much remains unclear

OffshoreMW, based in Princeton, NJ, in competition with several other aspiring offshore wind developers, has responded to a state request for expressions of interest in leasing a 250-square mile part of the outer continental shelf to develop a 1,000 megawatt turbine installation.

Best vest wins at Vest Fest Martha’s Vineyard

Rob Myers of Jellybone Rivers Productions, who has previously organized a slew of musical Best Fests, is putting on Vest Fest this Friday, May 6, at the Lampost in Oak Bluffs.

Martha’s Vineyard Little Leaguers kick off season with a parade

The Martha's Vineyard Little League celebrated the start of the new season with a parade Saturday morning down Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs.

Chappaquiddick tuned in to cable TV issues

Chappaquiddick Island Association president Peter Getsinger questioned the level of Edgartown selectmen's support for efforts to bring cable television service to Chappaquiddick, at Monday's regular meeting.

New chef & spring special at Martha’s Vineyard’s Lure Grill

Ramps (wild leeks) are a favorite among chefs. As one of the first green vegetables of the season they symbolize spring and the gastronomic delights to come.

Waiting for his mate

On a day when weather proved rather harsh,this osprey returned to Oak Bluffs in mid-March.

Martha’s Vineyarders girls’ lacrosse team beat Coyle-Cassidy Tuesday

Tuesday, the high school girls lacrosse team continued its unbeaten way in the Eastern Athletic Conference by topping Coyle & Cassidy, here, 17 – 5.

Martha’s Vineyard girls earn softball split on Oliveira walk-off homer

Alicia Oliveira's two-run blast over the left field fence with two outs in the bottom of the final inning, gave the Vineyard an 8-7 win in the second game of a double header vs, Manchester Essex, Saturday.

Vineyard under-13 soccer girls tie Norton

The Under-13 girls travel soccer team played Norton to a 2-2 standstill, Saturday.

Vineyard boys’ travel kickers remain unbeaten

The Vineyard travel soccer teams in all age groups have been busy on the field.