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Mike Ferry crowned Rod and Gun Club black powder champ

Amid tough competition Sunday, the Martha's Vineyard Rod and Gun Club in Edgartown crowned Mike Ferry of West Tisbury black powder champ for the third year in a row in the modern weapons category.


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Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club results

Newest play option, Edgartown bridge club, is off to a great start.

West Tisbury church members will sing in praise of pipe organ

The First Congregational Church of West Tisbury will throw a party Sunday for its 50-year-old pipe organ.

Some advice on how to stay fit and healthy for the Holidays

Hitting a holiday table filled with treats when you are hungry is one sure way to pack on the pounds. Don't skip meals, the experts say.

Poets Corner: A White Moth

A White Moth A white moth the size of the moon the shape of a gull soaring over the surf skimming the sand landing on a dune clung to...

South Mountain Company files as benefit corporation

South Mountain Company of West Tisbury was among the first six companies lined up December 3 to file the first benefit corporation paperwork with the Secretary of the Commonwealth's office, the first day the new law became effective.

Harvest of the month: Island Grown pick is kale

Kale is a great source of vitamins A, C and K. It is also high in calcium and iron.

Preparing plants for winter, and as gifts

Before snow arrives, remove the leaf muddles from bushes and shrubs, especially the broad-leaved evergreens.

Precious has a heart murmur, and now a guarded prognosis

With helpful medications, an older coon cat with a heart ailment has a few of its nine lives left to live, its owner hopes.

MVRHS sports highlights

The girls hockey team opened the 2012-13 season in fine form with a 3-2 win over Brookline Saturday at Boston University's Walter Brown Arena.

Academic Honors

Vincent DeGregorio of Vineyard Haven was recently inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta, the national first-year honor society, at Salem State University in Salem.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

December 6, 2012 Bryan T. Abrahamson, Edgartown; DOB 2/28/51, OUI-liquor or .08%, 3rd offense: guilty – 2 ½; years in the house of correction, 150...

Sports highlights

The Suns resumed their winning ways after falling to the Lakers last week.

Charter School routs Edgartown, West Tisbury in junior high hoops

The Chargers proved they are a team to be reckoned with after posting 35- and 68-point wins in the opening week of the interscholastic hoops play.

Martha’s Vineyard Makos swim against Sailfish

Forty Vineyard Makos swam Sunday against 60 Sailfish from Duxbury in front of a packed house at the YMCA in Oak Bluffs.

MVRHS boys hockey preview

Vineyard coach Matt Mincone has a fast skating team with a strong work ethic that he says must be patient and opportunistic on offense to succeed.

Martha’s Vineyard swimmers debut in first home varsity meet

The Vineyard 200-yard medley relay team of Katherine Donegan, Mariah Campbell, Galya Walt, and Taylor Brasefield were first into the record books.

Editor’s event picks this week

The students of RISE Vineyard Performing Arts present their third annual holiday show, Season's Greetings III, twice this Sunday, Dec.