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MVRHS girls’ varsity shines over Somerset

The Martha's Vineyard girls' varsity basketball team ran away from Somerset at the Sancy Pachico gym, Monday, 61-38.

C&C Warriors soundly thrashed in basketball

Randall Jette's 19 points led the Vineyard regional high school varsity basketball team to a 79-43 shellacking of the Coyle & Cassidy Warriors, here, Saturday.


A report on the interscholastic basketball finals, (Feb.

West Tisbury finance committee explains actions

Over the past two weeks there has been both a news article and an editorial in the Vineyard Gazette regarding the actions and, as we believe, non-actions of the West Tisbury finance committee.

Oak Bluffs Library will oppose budget cut

At the February 22 special town meeting, called by the Oak Bluffs selectmen to get approval for a quarter-million dollar list of cuts to the current year (FY 11) budget, we will move to amend that list by reducing the amount removed from the library budget by $12,000.

Irish history students say thanks

On behalf of the students of the Irish history class who will be traveling to Ireland on February 23, I wish to thank all of the members of our community who have supported the necessary fundraising in so many different ways.

Marvelous experience

This afternoon, some of us were privileged to watch four playlets put on by the third and fourth grades from the Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School, at the Vineyard Playhouse, all part of a 12-lesson "experience" in all facets of theatre.

Surprised by what he found

To the Editor,I am a health-care worker brought on to the Island to help with a staff shortage.

MVTV head reports to selectmen

Last week, Julienne Turner, executive director of MVTV appeared before West Tisbury selectmen to brief town officials on the cable television station's budget needs and programming survey.


It looks like we're in for a little February thaw with temperatures in the 40s most of the week.


Late nights in front of the computer, countless hours pounding the pavement seeking out auction donations, baking and frosting tasty desserts, and a day's...

West Tisbury

Suzanne Hammond called me last week to announce the appearance of her first snow crocus.


Brrrr! That groundhog may have predicted an early spring, but right now I am chilled to the bone.

Oak Bluffs

There really was some earth underneath all of that ice that has held us hostage for so many weeks.


Good wishes for a rapid recovery go to Mary Jean Miner.

House audit panel plans Lyme report

The House Post Audit Committee, the panel charged with overseeing the performance of state government, will not probe the controversy surrounding the state Probation Department, committee chairman Rep.

Island fish, fishermen win honors in state derby

Island fishermen and fish caught in Island waters accounted for a number of awards in the Massachusetts Saltwater Fishing Derby.

Dressage instructor joins Red Pony Farm

The Red Pony Farm in West Tisbury announced that former New England Dressage Association (NEDA) President Sybille Crafts has accepted the position of head trainer.

Dissension lingers over Edgartown library project

The Edgartown library design committee agreed to explore whether a library staffer could be assigned to work for the design committee as part of his duties as a town employee.

MVC will reconsider Edgartown special ways designation

The Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC) will reconsider next month its October 2007 decision to add five ancient ways to Edgartown's special ways district.