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Buddha’s the birthday boy at Film Center

Enjoy cake and a double-feature film showing and discussion this Friday.

Sports highlights

A testimonial for Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys tennis coach Ned Fennessy, who is retiring at the end of this season after 23 years in charge, will be held June 1 from 1 to 3 pm at the Wharf Pub and Restaurant in Edgartown.

MVRHS sports highlights

The Vineyarders qualified for the New England Public School Championships, to be held Saturday and Sunday at Sharon.

Little league roundup

The Tigers stayed hot on the Red Sox heels with a win over the Cards Tuesday. The Tigers and Red Sox will meet Thursday in a doubleheader.

Martha’s Vineyard clinches share of EAC title in girls tennis

The Vineyarders clinched a third straight Eastern Athletic Conference title after wins over Coyle Cassidy, Somerset Berkely and Bishop Feehan.

Martha’s Vineyard beats O’ Bryant, one win from softball playoffs

Emily Turney, Megan Buchanan, and Shelby Lavin keyed a 17-hit Vineyard barage in a 17-2 win.

Martha’s Vineyard 2 for 2 over Coyle Cassidy in girls lacrosse

After a two week drought, the Vineyard girls came up with a pair of solid team efforts, scoring 38 goals against their conference rivals from Taunton.

Martha’s Vineyard boys clinch fourth consecutive EAC tennis title

The Vineyarders rolled to a 5-0 win over Bishop Feehan Monday in Attleboro, winning all five matches in straight sets.


Maybe it's all the antihistamines talking, but it's tough to be in a bad mood with weather like this.

Oak Bluffs

Ah spring at last, which brings to mind warmer weather, sunshine, blooming flowers and one more thing that I had forgotten about until it was too late.


Do you realize that Memorial Day weekend is next week? How did that happen? As I am every year around this time, I am ready for the summer cash but not quite ready for the relentless pace, the traffic and the entitlement.

West Tisbury

I don't have much people news this week, but the natural world is providing surprises almost minute by minute.


The lilacs are heavenly and blooming everywhere in town.


That little blonde-haired, blue-eyed firecracker that played the role of flower girl at Marshall's and my wedding some 18 years ago walked down another aisle this past weekend.

Thanks, West Tisbury, but fond memories fade

I lived on the Vineyard at various times since 1990, and have always found the general populace to be welcoming and low key.

R.I.P., Jack Howland

We will likely never see his kind again; his deep, bellowing voice full of confidence and swagger could ice anyone in its path.

A plea

Please if you can, check out the fundraiser my friend started for me.

Only on the Vineyard

Last week, I drove to Lambert's Cove Beach for a late afternoon walk with my dog.

About the Stop & Shop, a question about competition

The May 9 Times coverage of Stop & Shop [Tisbury forum hears worries over Stop and Shop expansion plans, May 9] was reasoned, well-written, and happily kept to an investigatory level — sort of a Stop and Think.