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Gone Fishin’: A soldier’s flag says thank you to the Rod and Gun Club

But a bad day of fishing in the catch and release beats a good day in Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. One year ago, Army Captain Matthew Blair was in the hospital receiving treatment for the foot he fractured while on his third deployment to Afghanistan.

New smartphone fishing license system in place

This promises to be a great convenience for Massachusetts recreational anglers, who can now purchase and display their fishing license using their smartphone instead of carrying a hard copy

Vineyard sailors end season on high note

The Vineyard sailors, ranked sixth in New England, capped off a season to remember with a strong showing at the Cape and Island League...

Oak Bluffs harbor happenings

Last week, I helped edit a cool time-lapse video by Dick Iacovello, showing the Oak Bluffs harbor fill in with boats bound for Memorial...

Little League roundup

Tuesday, June 3 Pirates 7, Tigers 3 Owen Bresnick hit an RBI double to key a three-run sixth inning as the Pirates broke open a close...

Spencer Pogue deems Scripps National Spelling Bee “F-U-N”

My favorite part was the barbecue,” Spencer said. “I got to meet new spellers, play volleyball, and win a hula-hooping contest.

Young Island Equestrians show their stuff at Hunter show

The Martha’s Vineyard Horse Council held its first hunter show of the summer season Sunday at the Agricultural Fairgrounds in West Tisbury. A dozen...

Coast Guard boogie woogie at Windemere

Petty Officers Gary Kovack, Juan Gandara, Jerry Tringle, and Michael Luongo, along with Fireman Louis Santana, foxtrotted and otherwise boogied with several Windemere residents.

Martha’s Vineyard district court report

May 22, 2014 Brian M. Feener, Swansee; DOB 9/4/85, armed robbery: dismissed at the request of the Commonwealth; larceny over $250: dismissed at the request...

Poets’ Corner: Just Like Me

If you can’t deny that things have changed And life, as before, is rearranged If you once were warm but now feel colder Accept the truth; you’re...

Jeanie Hay-Sternbach returns to Integrated Health Care

Jeanie Hay-Sternbach, LMT returned to Integrated Health Care on June 2 after a winter sailing south. Ms. Hay-Sternbach is interested in using massage for...

Team Offshore marches 26.2 miles to help soldiers, vets, and families

A nine-member team of Island veterans, Coast Guard personnel, law enforcement officers, and first responders braved a 26.2-mile “Carry the Fallen” ruck march around...

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: Week of May 26 – 30, 2014

Edgartown May 27, David M. Kasparian and Nicholas Tzanetakos sold a lot on Windsor Drive to Theodore and Jessica Moore for $725,000. May 27, Emilija Richardson...

F. Patrick Gregory

Pat was a teacher at heart. Whether he was coaching a ball team, helping solve a computer problem, or playing with his grandchildren, he could make reluctant learners smile and try just a little harder.

Students honored for their Letters about Literature

I was so impressed with these young ladies from Edgartown and Oak Bluffs...I would be remiss if I didn’t acknowledge Donna Hopson, who seems to always have students from her class honored at this event. -Rep. Tim Madden

Birds, humans look out for Cooper’s hawks

The relationship between humans and Cooper’s hawks has not been a happy one. The hawks, being optimized for bird-hunting, have a hard time passing up chickens. And farmers, not wanting to lose chickens, for many years responded by shooting the hawks.


Theo CostaJoziane and Leonardo Costa of Vineyard Haven announce the birth of their son, Theo Costa, on May 25 at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. Theo...

Academic Honors

Graduates Ashley Drake of Edgartown graduated magna cum laude from Boston University. Shaelah Huntington of West Tisbury received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Connecticut College in New...

Oak Bluffs Library to hold artists’ reception and Pinterest demo

Do I dare say “Time Flies?” This Friday is Class Night for the MVRHS class of 2014. It really seems impossible that they were...

First Baptist Church offers BBQ for Father’s Day in Tisbury

A tourist on Main Street was complimented on a big bag emblazoned with the words Martha’s Vineyard. She said she got it on the...