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Bulls, Heat tied for RCBL lead

With the holiday break over, the RCBL resumed play with a doubleheader Monday night at the Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls Club in Edgartown.

Martha’s Vineyard Youth Soccer annual meeting

MV Youth Soccer will hold its annual meeting and election of board of directors on Thursday, January 9, at 7 pm in the Library Conference Room at MVRHS.

Ryan Mone hockey tourney January 10-12

The Martha's Vineyard Squirt B (MV 1) and C teams (MV 2) will compete January 10-12 at the MV Arena in the annual Ryan Mone Memorial youth hockey tournament.

Oak Bluffs selectmen make public safety appointments

Oak Bluffs selectmen concluded a Tuesday night budget meeting with a vote to appoint police chief Erik Blake and acting fire chief John Rose co-emergency management directors.

String time: Martha’s Vineyard students take the stage

The all-Island elementary school concert is this Friday.

Golf in the stacks

Play mini-golf at the Oak Bluffs Library on Friday.

Editorial: Winter memories, spring dreams

Blizzards and wind chills have their charms, and the magical warming that sometimes follows is charming as well.

At Large: A perfect match

In the mid-1990s, my oldest son, Matthew, was in high school and more deeply devoted to basketball than to books.

A parking ticket mystery

I usually go a whole year without a parking ticket, and when it does happen, it's usually due to the summer contest of finding a parking space, if at all.

Looking for inspiration from Stop & Shop

Nis Kildegaard's take on the Stop & Shop expansion (Stop and Think, January 2, 2014) is an exemplary statement of a critical issue for our local economy.

A swap for grocers

There is another viable option to the Vineyard Haven Stop & Shop dilemma.

Maybe there’s a better place

I have been following news stories about Stop & Shop's efforts to build a new, larger store in their current Five Corners, Vineyard Haven location.

Questions go unanswered

However implicating and unsettling, evidence of the use of controlled demolitions on 9/11 will simply not disappear (as much as our ruling powers and complicit mainstream media — with childish, ad hominem, "conspiracy theorist" attacks — would like that to happen).

The absolute best

Once again, I've been reminded how lucky we are to live in such a caring and compassionate place.

Generous once again

The Island has once again proven its extreme generosity in giving to our annual Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign.

For all your support

I would like to publicly thank Caleb Nicholson and Contemporary Landscaping, Mike Alwardt, Don Costello and Farm Neck Golf Club, Coach Don Herman and the Touchdown Club, Rebecca McCarthy Law, and Coach Chuck Denune and Bridgewater State Football for sponsoring my participation in the All American Bowl in Minneapolis.

For families with mentally ill members

On Monday, January 20, trained local volunteers working with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will begin a course for family members of individuals with serious mental illness.

Essay: Heading to America? Think about it.

Living year-round on Martha's Vineyard can blunt the common instincts that in the greater world aid in day-to-day survival.

Dress like a Crawley – Where to find the ‘Downton Abbey’ look

Martha's Vineyard offer a large selection of 'Downton Abbey' era styles.

Vineyard celebrates Downton Abbey premier

A sold out crowd at the Martha's Vineyard Film center watched the premier of the hit PBS program.