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Martha’s Vineyard holds seasonal flu shot clinic on Veterans Day

The all-Island seasonal flu clinic for adults and high school students takes place from 8 am to noon on Friday, November 11, at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

Three teens face assault charges after fight in Edgartown

Edgartown police sought charges this week against three Island teenagers, in connection with a November 3 fight that began when one of the teens went to retrieve a television set and ended up with a superficial knife wound.

West Tisbury special takes up dogs, horses on the beach

Questions include proposals to create a new lieutenant's position in the police department, and a ban on dogs and horses at beaches in the summer.

Island Wind District kept aloft by Martha’s Vineyard Commission

The Martha's Vineyard Commission voted to adopt new regulations to avoid the expiration of a Wind District of Critical Planning Concern.

When the call sounds, volunteer firefighters answer

Volunteers make up the bulk of the Island's firefighting teams. Day or night, when the call sounds they drop what they are doing.

Bishop Feehan eliminates Vineyarders in first round of playoffs

The third meeting of the Martha's Vineyard high school boys soccer team with Bishop Feehan proved to be one too many as the visiting Shamrocks handed the Vineyarders a stinging 3-1 defeat in the opening round of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association Division Two state tournament, Sunday afternoon, at Dan McCarthy Field.

Blue Claws clip Sharks for flag football title

The Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls Club Flag Football season came to a close on Saturday with three bowl games, all of which were nailbiters.

Bishop Stang downs Vineyard jayvees

Bishop Stang exacted a modicum of revenge for Friday's varsity football defeat in North Dartmouth by defeating the Vineyard jayvees 25-15 on a sun-splashed Monday afternoon at Dan McCarthy Field.

Sports highlights

Madison Hughes, a senior at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School, will sign a national letter of intent, Monday at 10 am in front of the trophy case adjacent to the high school gym, to play division one girls lacrosse at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Conn.

Vineyarders edge Bishop Stang with late TD, interception

Friday, at North Dartmouth, the Vineyarders notched their second Eastern Athletic Conference victory, with an 18-14 win over the Bishop Stang Spartans.

Middle school meet

Eight Vineyard youngsters ran in the Mass State Middle School Cross Country Meet, last week in Tewksbury, with the following results.

A dead end

Roundabout — a great idea, if, of course, it worked.

Looking forward to next year

I sincerely thank all who participated in, sponsored our prizes, and attended the Local Wild Food Challenge at the Martha's Vineyard Rod & Gun Club.

Thanks to the community from Daybreak

Daybreak Clubhouse, a rehabilitation center for those with mental illness, had a bake sale on Saturday, October 22.

A history of failed zoning enforcement

The cause and effect of changing Dukes County Avenue to one-way traffic, when town boards selectively ignore zoning regulations, is that the residents of the neighborhoods suffer the consequences.

Merchants here need to be smarter

There is a general consensus that locals should attempt to do business with local merchants.

Against SMF, little people can win

I am responding to the November 3 news article titled

Too late for him

I sure wish they would come up with a more convenient time to turn the clocks back.