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Martha’s Vineyard high school seniors showcase diverse interests

Senior project presentations represent a wide range of topics, from science to songwriting.

Girls tennis team clinches playoff berth

The girls tennis team clinched a berth in the MIAA state Division 3 tournament with a 3-2 win over Cape Cod Academy Monday in...

Falcons rally to top Vineyard softballers

Cambridge Rindge and Latin rallied with four runs in the top half of the seventh inning to beat the Vineyard varsity softball team, 10-7,...

MVRHS baseball loses to Blackstone, Coyle

The Vineyarders lost to Coyle Cassidy, 6-2, Friday in Taunton. May 14, the Purple dropped a 6-4 decision to host Blackstone Valley Tech. Vineyard...

Vineyard soccer teams 8 for 8 on pitch

The eight MV United travel soccer teams were perfect on the pitch in South Coast Soccer League (SCSL) play last weekend. The boys Under-12B Hammers...

Patrick Hart selected to play in LaxWorld all-star game

The 2010 MVRHS graduate is a Patriot League all-star; he will graduate from the United States Military Academy on May 28.

Memorial service and potluck Wednesday for Francis “Pat” Gregory

Updated 6pm, SaturdayThe Gregory Family invites young and old to join them in a memorial service and celebration of Pat Gregory’s life at 4...

Chilmark mourns Pat Gregory

Summer’s coming.

Skier brings hobby home to Barnes Road

Ski instructor and former racer Dave Laikin has found an interesting way to recycle old skis.

Tisbury solar project nears completion

The 5,500 photovoltaic cells are expected to save the town $74,000.

High School tennis courts named after longtime coach Ned Fennessy

The legendary coach led the boys tennis team to two state championships over a 23 year career.

Children’s Benefit Golf Tourney June 1 at Farm Neck

The 20th Annual Children’s Benefit Golf Tournament is Sunday, June 1, at Farm Neck Golf Club. The event is presented by Morton Financial, The...

Mackenzie Condon sixth at Gold Level gymnastics meet

Vineyard gymnast Mackenzie Condon competed in the Massachusetts States Gold Level Gymnastics Competition for the Island Gymnastics team on May 3 in North Andover....

Horseshoe crab survey underway

Felix Neck seeks volunteers for statewide effort to measure vitality of horseshoe crab fishery.

May 19-25 forecasts

May 19-25: Good, and bad days for gardening.

The duskywing identification challenge

They’re neither helpful nor harmful from the human perspective, and their disappearance would likely have little ecological effect. But I value my acquaintance with them: knowing these insects, I feel like I have a secret perspective on the Vineyard landscape. And the season’s first Juvenal’s duskywing, bopping across a path or clearing, is always a welcome sign that spring is here to stay.

Physical Chess: The mind game of boxing

Boxing instructor Matt Cancellare believes boxing improves fitness of the mind.


Enzo G. B. Santil Elaine Barroso Santil and Marcelo Santil of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of their son, Enzo Gabriel Barroso Santil, on May...

Poets’ Corner: I wanted to write about the world

I wanted to write about sorrow, but I was in its throes. I wanted to write about love, but I was alone. In the end I wrote about death, it was a field I knew. There I was cut down like a stalk by a machine, there I fell into the earth and began again.

Martha’s Vineyard bridge club results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on May 12, six pairs competed. Finishing first were Rhonda Cohen and Eric Stricoff, followed by Bea Phear and...