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Oak Bluffs

These past few weeks have brought me to a new awareness of the true meaning of handicap access.

Junior varsity round robin basketball tourney gets rolling

Edgartown School assistant junior varsity basketball coach Pat Mercier organized an All-School Junior Varsity Round-Robin Boys Basketball Tournament Sunday that kept the kids running up and down the court.

Boys fall short in Fairleigh Dickinson tourney

The season was nearly over and all hope of qualifying for the state tournament was long gone for the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys' hockey team on Saturday as they prepared to play Lynnfield in the first round of the annual Fairleigh Dickinson Tournament at the MV Arena.

Come see the whole mural

Thank you so much for the wonderful February 3

The thievery continues as tools remain unreturned

As a multiple victim of this burglary spree, I have a few things I would like to share.

Solar rebuttal

I agree with my esteemed colleague Rob Myers of South Mountain, that all alternative energies present opportunities for energy savings, reduction of fossil fuel use, and reduction of carbon emissions.

So many to thank

To the wonderful, caring people of Martha's Vineyard, we would like to say thank you to all who came out on a cold, rainy night to attend the benefit dinner for my husband, Kenny Ponte, who is in need of a kidney transplant (Dec.

West Tisbury

There were lots of announcements in my inbox this week, detailing events in town and across the Island.


School vacation week a.


So when I was writing my column last week, the temperature was in the teens, but by the time anyone reads the column, it will be full-on sweatshirt weather.



Boys explode from 19 point deficit to end season beating Norton

They trailed the Norton Lancers by 19 points at the half in the final game of their season, February 23, having scored only seven points in the second quarter.

Tisbury man held after burning trash ignites house

Tisbury police took a man into protective custody last Wednesday evening after they found him burning trash a few feet from his house.

Community announcements

Otho H.

Opera Sundays at the Capawock Theatre, Vineyard Haven

This Sunday, Feb. 27, the Capawock Theatre is showing Giuseppe Verdi's opera "La Traviata," at 1 pm. This version, from London's Royal Opera, stars Renée Fleming, an American soprano.

Noteworthy events

Having already hosted several Film Series throughout the winter, the Edgartown Library continues with its I Like Spike! Spike Lee Retrospective.

Reel Picks

Thrilling true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston (James Franco), trapped in an isolated canyon in Utah, his arm pinned under a boulder.

Oak Bluffs voters make mid-year budget cuts

Oak Bluffs voters at a special town meeting Tuesday night approved budget cuts, that total $249,666, from the town's current fiscal year operating budget.

State’s plans for offshore wind turbine plans aired

State officials from the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs held a wind farm double-header last week.

Tri-Town ambulance budget calls for new hires, big budget jump

During a joint meeting with selectmen February 14, the Chilmark finance advisory committee reviewed a revised budget for the Tri-Town ambulance that calls for the addition of two full-time paramedics and additional money for night-shift EMTs.