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Governor says Aquinnah tribe forfeited rights to casino

Lawyers for the governor said the Aquinnah Tribe's Settlement Act protects the state's authority to regulate gaming in Aquinnah and on the mainland.

Chilmark elects Bill Rossi selectman, says yes to pond study

With only Bill Rossi's name on the ballot for a seat on the board of selectmen, Alan Porter's last minute write-in campaign was the only drama.

Martha’s Vineyard little leaguers host Vermont team

The Martha's Vineyard Little Leaguers tuned up for the new season with a series against Williston, VT. last weekend.

Martha’s Vineyard Masters swim at Harvard

Saturday, March 10 and the weekend of March 16-18, 2012, members of the Martha's Vineyard Masters Swim Team competed at Harvard University.

MVRHS sports highlights

A recap of Sailing, Tennis, Lacrosse, and Baseball reports from around the Vineyard.

Sports highlights

March 30, Trey Rasmussen of Vineyard Haven was named to the Eastern College Athletic Conference All-Academic ice hockey team for the 2011-12 season.

Martha’s Vineyard boys tennis coach Ned Fennessy nets 250th win

Longtime Vineyard boys tennis coach Ned Fennessy netted his 250th win last week. His 251st win Tuesday may have been just as sweet.

West Tisbury

Delicious rain! Hearing it on the roof overnight, then awakening to a secret, misty landscape, wet, pouring all day.

Oak Bluffs

No matter what our outdoor plans might have been, I think most of us welcomed the rain these past few days.


You guys sure made it easy on me this week — emailing, calling, flagging me down on the sidewalk.


Welcome home to Ann Maley.


With May just around the corner, I must admit that once again I did not get really any of my winter projects done this year.


Chris Jones proclaims winter is over.

Martha’s Vineyard beaches get 20th annual cleanup

The annual Vineyard Conservation Society sponsored beach cleanup brought out many volunteers to clean more than 25 Island beaches Saturday, April 21.

Warm weather brings out larger flock to 2nd annual Sheepapalooza

The second annual Sheepapalooza at the FARM Institute in Katama was a huge success.

Martha’s Vineyard Charter School scores high marks in Botball

The Martha's Vineyard Charter School boys team finished 5th and the girls team received the Spirit Award in the Massachusetts Botball Competition

Martha’s Vineyard community notes

Upcoming community events include the Annual WellFest on Saturday, a Women in History theatre education program taught at Charter, and Clown Therapy

Martha’s Vineyard bridge club results

Bridge club columnist Sue Silk was quick to alert the Times that history was made at last Thursday's Island Bridge Club competition.

Several butterflies have arrived here ahead of schedule

Along with most other migrating birds and animals, butterflies have appeared on the Island much earlier than usual.