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Martha’s Vineyard boys draw 0-0 with Nauset in home debut

The Vineyarders had two golden chances to win in the final minutes as the teams shared the points at Dan McCarthy Field.

Martha’s Vineyard blanks Ursuline in field hockey home opener

Aubrey Ashmun and Alex Clark tallied in the second half as the Vineyarders piled 18 shots on net in a 2-0 win.

Brighton Bengals maul Martha’s Vineyard gridders, 60-41

Brighton and their high-powered offense became the first team to score 60 points against a Donald Herman team in his 49 years as a player and coach.

How hard could it be? Fishing made easy

With the Derby upon us, we are reminded why it is called "fishing" and not "catching."

Hop pickers work up a thirst for local brew

What began as a bit of curiosity, is now a well established tradition on Martha's Vineyard.

West Tisbury selectmen accept gift of a new ATV

Fertilizer regulations and the cost of electricity were also on the agenda.

Historian and educator Sheldon Hackney has died

Noted Vineyard Haven resident was 79.

Sports highlights

The Vineyard Football Club over 40 soccer team kicked off the fall season Sunday with a 2-0 away win over Medway.

MVRHS sports highlights

The boys soccer team started the season with a win and a draw.

Shamrocks shine at Vineyard Invitational

The local harriers ran well but Bishop Feehan's Abbie McNulty stole the show by shattering her own Vineyard course record by 60 seconds.


An article published September 5, "International Film Festival finds room for local filmmakers," incorrectly reported that filmmaker Sara Nesson organized the ChillBilly Review concert....

Bank ATM skim scam losses exceed $160,000

Thieves attached a skimming device in July and lay in wait gathering card info until Labor Day.

Deadline for Captain Warren House bids is Friday

Edgartown selectmen tackled a wide range of issues Monday, from the Captain Warren House to healthy aging

Oak Bluffs selectmen hear appeal for cart space on Circuit Avenue

Oak Bluffs selectmen weigh whether downtown carts let the horse out of the barn

Oak Bluffs adds support person for building, health departments

In other town business, the selectmen have set November 12 as the date for a special town meeting.

Foxwoods excursion

In many places, casinos are on riverboats. On Martha's Vineyard, you take a boat to get to the casino.

Big Brothers Big Sisters Golf Tournament

How could a round of golf help a young Island kid find a role model?

Vineyard Haven Library 5K

Run for fun to benefit the Vineyard Haven Library.

Menemsha boathouse construction now underway

Barge arrives in Menemsha Harbor to begin Coast Guard Boathouse construction

Tisbury selectmen catch up after last week’s canceled meeting

Tisbury selectmen's meeting Tuesday night focused on planning for the next fiscal year's budget and harbor management issues.