Alden R. Prada

Contractor and skilled carpenter Alden R. Prada of South Paris, Maine died on Tuesday, August 6. He was 59. The cause of death was cancer. Mr. Prada was born in Oak Bluffs on August 17, 1953. He was the son of Raymond and Alita Moriarity Prada. He graduated from Oxford Hills High School in 1972 […]

Single car accident sends driver to the hospital

A car struck a tree, and the crash tied up traffic on Edgartown-West Tisbury Road Wednesday morning. Kathryn Retmier, age 55, of West Tisbury, was driving a 2007 Mercury Mountaineer that went off the road near Engley’s Field, just east of Pond Road West, according to West Tisbury Police Sergeant Jeffrey “Skipper” Manter. Speed was […]

VFA begins group stage play

The Vineyard Football Association’s regular season ended with Sand Bar and Grill claiming the regular season title. SBG finished top of the table with 24 points after then third-place Island Star blanked second-place Coop de Ville 2-0 July 31 at Veterans Park. A Coop win would have resulted in 25 points and the title but […]

Sports highlights

The 35th Chilmark Road Race is Saturday at 10:30 am, beginning 3.1 miles east of the Chilmark Town Hall on Middle Road. The finish line is at Beetlebung Corner next to the Town Hall. Net proceeds benefit the Chilmark Community Center (CCC). Registration was closed on July 12 when the limit of 1,500 runners was […]