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Martha’s Vineyard Women’s Network hosts web presence program

The Martha's Vineyard Women's Network will host a program on creating a successful web presence on October 18, 6-8:30 pm, at Edgartown's Old Whaling Church.


In the obituary for Edith T.

Flu shots available at Martha’s Vineyard clinics

Several flu shot clinics

World’s fastest sailors speed to Martha’s Vineyard this month

If you don't blink, beginning October 17, you can see eight of the fastest kite board sailors competing in a speed sailing tournament.

SSA will take up schedules, budget Tuesday

The Steamship Authority (SSA) will convene its monthly business meeting at 10 am, Tuesday, in the Oak Bluffs Library meeting room.

Chappy ferry changes start next week

Chappaquiddick ferry owner Peter Wells told selectmen at their meeting Tuesday that he expects to begin using only the smaller of his two ferry boats early next week.

Private plane goes nose down while taxiing on Aquinnah beach

An Aquinnah home owner landed on his beach but could not take off because he had the wrong tires on his plane.

Come celebrate the life of Ozzie Fischer

There will be a celebration of the life of Albert O.

Roberts wins fourth pistol championship

For the fourth time, David Roberts of Vineyard Haven, a retired Oak Bluffs police lieutenant, has won the large and small caliber divisions in the annual Martha's Vineyard Rod and Gun Club Pistol Championship competition.

Ocean Stater wins Oak Bluffs Columbus Day 5K

One hundred ninety-one runners completed the Oak Bluffs Columbus Day 5K road race, Sunday, on a picture-perfect day.

Grace races at Plymouth

A crew of Vineyard rowers trailored the 32-ft Cornish Pilot gig "Grace" off-Island on the 6 am ferry Sunday to compete in the East Coast Open Water Rowing Championships, an approximately 3.

Vineyard golfers edge Whitman-Hanson

The high school golf team won its eighth match against six losses by besting Whitman-Hanson at Farm Neck, Tuesday, 261-264.

Vineyarders blank Bishop Stang

The MVRHS boys soccer teams shut out Bishop Stang here in Eastern Athletic Conference play, Tuesday.

West Bridgewater downs Vineyarders in Field Hockey

The West Bridgewater Wildcats paid a visit Tuesday and topped the Vineyard varsity field hockey squad, 3-1, in an Eastern Athletic Conference matchup.

Sports highlights

The Martha's Vineyard varsity football team took on Pembroke at the Titans field, Thursday, and came in second, 20-7.

Horse Council’s hunter pace attracts 21 riders

The husband and wife team of Scott and Charlotte Caskey won the Hilltopper division, while Ellen Blodgett and Jocelyn Elliot won the Trailblazers division of the Martha's Vineyard Horse Council's second 2011 hunter pace, on October 9.

Money well spent – not

I know there are a lot of high speed chases on the Island and the cheapest gas prices around, but why in the world are all the new cruisers V8's? How much would the Island save as a whole if all town vehicles were economical cars? They have them in Germany, little hatchbacks, on the autobahn.