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Happy Derby, people! That's right, the 66th Annual Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Tournament is in full swing and will continue until October 15, and the stories are already rolling in.

After 50 years, MVRHS, class of 1961 reunites

The MVRHS Class of 1961 held their 50th reunion over the weekend of September 16–18, and by all accounts, all had a fabulous time.

In the Air at the Fair

four cyclists on a wire high in the air.


Abigail Alice and Charlotte Elizabeth MacyCasey Correira-Macy and Isaac Bruce Macy of New Bedford announce the birth of their twin daughters, Abigail Alice and Charlotte Elizabeth Macy, on September 15 at Providence Women & Infants Hospital.

First Irene, then autumn have muted Martha’s Vineyard color

Some gardeners throw in the trowel about now, but there are plenty of seasonal options when it comes to color.

State honors Pia Webster of Martha’s Vineyard Cultural Council

Pia Webster has never forgotten the trip she made to France many years ago, and she hopes to make similar opportunities available to others.

When diabetes sneaks up on healthy Martha’s Vineyard pets

Dramatic weight loss in pets can indicate a number of conditions, including diabetes.

Jess James’ fashions reflect surfer philosophy

She's a dancer, a surfer, a landscaper, and she has a line of clothing. What next for this young Chilmarker?

Dan Waters honored by Permanent Endowment of Martha’s Vineyard

Dan Waters "” poet, printer, black belt, shoe salesman, guitar picker, graphic artist, freelance writer "” has cobbled together a fully creative life.

Rodney Maynard Elden

Rodney Maynard Elden died at Windemere on September 19 in Oak Bluffs at the age of 91.

Golf tourney benefits MV Arena

The Vineyard Golf Club in Edgartown hosted the Martha's Vineyard Arena benefit golf tournament on Monday this week.

Vineyarders tie Somerset, lose to Needham in field hockey

The Vineyard field hockey team played twice this week against tough competition.

Vineyard ties Coyle Cassidy in girls soccer

Aubrey McCormick drilled home a late equalizer to lift the Vineyard girls varsity soccer team to a 2-2 tie with the Coyle and Cassidy Warriors in an Eastern Athletic Conference match at Dan McCarthy Field on Tuesday.

Vineyard golfers fall to Feehan, beat Warriors, twice

Bishop Feehan arrived on Tuesday to try their hand against the high-flying Vineyard golfers and left with a 248-255 win in their pockets.

Sports highlights

Tuesday, the Vineyard varsity boys soccer team won its second Eastern Athletic Conference game, dropping Coyle-Cassidy, 4-1.

Derby disqualifies fish weighed in without saltwater permit

In two separate cases, fishermen who did not hold valid saltwater fishing permits weighed in fish only to see the Derby give the fish the boot.

Martha’s Vineyard Fashion Week continues

Couture clothes, runway shows, frantic designers doing last minute fittings – not the scene you'd expect on the Vineyard in September.

Sweater weather on Martha’s Vineyard

Well, we have definitely headed into the weather that requires a fall sweater or jacket on hand to chase the chill away.

Sun Boxes: Solar powered sound installation travels the Vineyard

The exhibit is comprised of 20 "sun boxes." Each one cradles a speaker, solar panel, and PC board strumming a continuously looped guitar note.

Howes House Writers share their work

Among the top 10 reasons to love the Vineyard is the manner in which the Island nourishes, supports, and recognizes its artists.