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Travel mites win Williamson Memorial Tournament

In their first time playing on full ice, the Martha’s Vineyard Travel Mites ice hockey team won the Kevin P. Williamson Memorial Tournament in...

Poet’s Corner: Spring in Mink Meadows

The grass is not green and the snow is still here,But the click of the club tells me spring is near.They hurry on by...

First aid specialty clinics provide frontline skills

The first in a series of first aid clinics designed to address specific topics that will empower individuals to be the first link in...

Movement Speaks seeks to inspire movement

The Yard will be bringing a special program to senior centers around the Island. Movement Speaks, developed by Naomi Goldberg Haas, is focused on...

Martha’s Vineyard bridge club results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Feb. 23, two teams of four competed in a head-to-head match. The winning team included Sue Collinson, Bea...

Falmouth Academy science fair highlighted varied student interests

Falmouth Academy awarded scholarships and prizes to 65 students in the private school’s annual science fair, held last month. Representatives of organizations that included...

West Tisbury: Library foundation fetes retiring chairman

West Tisbury felt quieter than usual last week, between being snowed in again and school vacation. Even the Mill Pond was empty of its...

Soccer referee training available for Islanders

In response to requests from Martha’s Vineyard Youth Soccer and the Vineyard Football Association (VFA), the Massachusetts State Referee Committee will hold a special...

Births

Valentina de SouzaCleidiane and Luciano de Souza of Edgartown announce the birth of a daughter, Valentina de Souza Santana, on March 1, 2015, at...

Edgartown: Daylight saving time

Oh hey, look! It’s snowing again! These are the words I have found myself exclaiming repeatedly these past few weeks. Well, this weekend I...

Tisbury

My daughter is back in college, delighted to be immersing herself in music. After several engineering degrees and a doctorate in physics, she is...

Academic honors

Dean’s ListEva Balboni of Edgartown, at MCPHS University.Brianna Buchanan of Vineyard Haven, at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.Benjamin Turner Ciciora of Oak Bluffs, at the University...

Cribbage is back at Offshore Ale

Old New England pastime buoyed by cheer and beer.

Painting for the people

Everyone’s an artist at the Paint Corner Art Bar.

Healthy Aging Task Force MV presents Alzheimer’s discussion at the Film Center

The film which brought Julianne Moore the Oscar for best actress, Still Alice, is a vivid depiction of life with early-onset Alzheimer's, and has...

Hot cocoa vs. hot chocolate

What’s the difference?

All-Island School Committee approves $165,000 superintendent contract

Principal Richie Smith mulls offer of assistant superintendent position.

‘Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End’

Atul Gawande explores how to make dying part of living.

Federal judge reaffirms Wampanoag Tribe settlement agreement

The ruling in a complex case underscores the limits applied to the tribe’s sovereign immunity with respect to its lands on Martha’s Vineyard.

Indian night comes to the Chowder Co.

A weekly taste of the East right here in Oak Bluffs.