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Cancer Society’s Relay for Life campaign kicks off with a party

On June 1 and 2, from Friday afternoon until mid-morning Saturday, cancer survivors and their supporters will keep up a continual walk.

Martha’s Vineyard seniors learn to eat well, spend less

Seniors often have changing nutrition needs which go unmet. For example, elders need added fiber to aid digestion and cholesterol control.

Birds use tails for steerage; birders use them for identification

It's nothing fancy – a clump of long feathers controlled by muscles at their base.

Clarion Inn remodel provides a boost for Vermont flood victims

Last August, Jim and Debbie Carter, operators of the Clarion Inn on Upper Main Street in Edgartown, got a firtshand look at the devastation Hurricane Irene caused in Vermont, where the couple own a vacation home.

Boys and Girls Club receives $15,000 from the Boathouse Foundation

The Boathouse Foundation money helps support the Boys and Girls Club camp.

Tour of Italy Edgartown Library fundraiser was a success

The Edgartown Library Foundation Friday sponsored a Tour of Italy at Lattanzi's Restaurant that featured fine wine, delicious food, and good conversation.

Island Bridge Club competition results

Rich Colter and David Donald took first place by almost two percentage points at the Thursday February 9 Island Bridge Club (IBC) competition.

Community Notebook

Felix Neck announced that it will once again provide scholarships and discounts for year-round Vineyard youngsters to attend the Fern and Feather Natural History Day Camp.


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Amy Levine of Vineyard Haven and Scott W.

Oak Bluffs boys and Edgartown girls are hoops champs

A large and spirited crowd gathered Tuesday for the 2012 Interscholastic Championships between the top boys' and girls' elementary school basketball teams, and was treated to some great play and a stirring comeback in the second game.

Ups and downs for varsity hockey, boys and girls

The Martha's Vineyard girls' varsity hockey team had an up-and-down ride this past week, losing 3-0 to Scituate on Saturday and then bouncing back with a hard-fought 3-2 win over Latin Academy on Monday.

Martha’s Vineyard Pee Wee youth hockey action

The puck dropped Friday for the M.

Vineyarders win state 2011 sportfishing awards

Officials from the Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game (DFG) honored more than 80 top freshwater and saltwater anglers at the Eastern Fishing & Outdoor Exposition in Worcester on Saturday, February 11.

Vineyard Youth Tennis holds Round Robin Extravaganza

This past weekend Vineyard Youth Tennis hosted its fourth annual Round Robbin Extravaganza (RRE), to benefit the VYT scholarship fund.

Martha’s Vineyard Junior baseball league forms

The Martha's Vineyard Little League (MVLL) will begin a new Junior League for boys and girls aged 13 to 15.

Vineyard swimmers do well in regional tourney

Two members of Mako Swim Club, Renee and Robert Goodale, qualified and competed in the New England Swimming Regional Championship in Seekonk, February 9-12.

Martha’s Vineyard figure skaters compete

Three skaters representing the Martha's Vineyard Figure Skating Club competed at the Skating Club of Boston's 13th annual Basic Skills competition.