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Vineyard softballers drop four

Martha’s Vineyard started off the season with three straight non-league victories against teams they had to beat, a good thing considering what lay ahead. The...

M.V. girls lacrosse impress against Blue Devils, Magicians

The varsity girls lacrosse team came up with two outstanding efforts in the past week after making a few necessary defensive changes. Saturday at...

Vineyard boys top Fairhaven, fall to Stang in lacrosse

Tyler Paulson made a triumphant return to the Vineyard boys varsity lacrosse lineup following a two-week absence due to illness, scoring three goals and...

M.V. baseball edged by Valley Tech

Tim Roberts threw a four-hitter, struck out four, walked none, doubled, tripled, and scored Jack Slayton in the third inning, but it wasn’t enough...

Spring travel soccer recap

All eight MV United sides were on the pitch over the weekend. The Vineyard girls teams were a perfect three for three, while the...

Islander runs her 11th Boston Marathon

The Sunday after, I was reading the Sunday [Boston] Globe, and it had all this coverage, it all hit me,

SSA moves forward with plans for a new ferry, Woods Hole terminal

The Steamship Authority (SSA) is finalizing design plans for a new freight ferry intended to take some of the pressure off larger boats carrying...

Tisbury’s business landscape is set to blossom with new ventures

Changing spaces in familiar places will offer diners and flower lovers some new choices.

Oak Bluffs to receive Coastal Community Resilience grant.

Oak Bluffs wins hazard mitigation grant

Gay Head Light campaign receives $10,000 grant

The Save the Gay Head Lighthouse Committee has received a $10,000 grant from The Permanent Endowment Fund For Martha's Vineyard. This money will fund the...

Up-Island school committee seeks change in high school representation

The UIRSD school committee's Monday night meeting included lengthy discussions about changing the committee's representation on the high school committee, revising a memorandum of...

NOAA asks for community help in reporting stranded, injured marine mammals

The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is reaching out to residents of Martha’s Vineyard, Nantucket and North shore communities for help reporting stranded...

Beetlebung boosts business in Oak Bluffs

People have been talking a lot about the state of downtown...We’re just catching O.B. at a bad moment. It’s going to come back. It already is. We’re in it for the long term.

Priscilla Sylvia of Oak Bluffs reflects on her years of public service

Boys had gym separately from the girls...And I learned to crochet when a parent came in and taught my fifth grade girls. Talk about changes in education since then.

Martha’s Vineyard Vision Fellowship will fund ten projects

This year’s applicants impressed the selection committee with passion, commitment and vision in many of the Fellowship’s areas of interest, all of which emphasize Island sustainability.

Aquinnah: Cliff shops spring back to life

There is a lot of bustle in our town right now as people prepare for summer. Berta and Carla have opened their shop at...

Vineyard beach cleanup day on Earth Day

The Vineyard Conservation Society will sponsor its 22nd annual Earth Day beach cleanup from 10 am to 12 noon this Saturday, April 19. Volunteers are...

Young Island dancers RISE to the competition

The members of the RISE dance troupe competed on April 12 in Bellingham.

Bella Bennett downsizes

Bella Bennett contemplates living on less. Far less