Monthly Archives: May 2015

What's to come at the Barn Bowl & Bistro

We’re all eagerly anticipating the opening of the Barn Bowl & Bistro, a bowling alley, restaurant, and bar in Oak Bluffs that will no...

Ann Smith honored with Massachusetts Tourism Award

The staff and board of directors at the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce/Regional Tourism Council recently announced that Ann Smith, executive director of Featherstone...

Striped bass inspires anglers' dreams

Tom Robinson holds a striped bass he caught while fishing for white perch in Tisbury Great pond on Saturday. Although this fish was a...

Harlem Rockets take on MV Jammers Friday night in showtime fundraiser

The Harlem Rockets, a talented group of basketball entertainers who combine incredible showtime basketball skills with family-friendly comedy, will face a local Island all-star...

Conversations with a cyborg in ‘Ex Machina’

Alex Garland, who wrote the screenplay for Danny Boyle’s multiple award-winning horror flick 28 Days Later, has produced a compelling sci-fi thriller, Ex Machina,...

Island-wide Dine-to-Donate event

The Island Housing Trust (IHT) has teamed up with restaurateur J.B. Blau for the first Island-wide Dine-to-Donate event. On Sunday, May 17, 16 restaurants...

Bridge Results

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Monday, April 27, seven pairs competed. Finishing first were Diana Dozier and Caroline Baum, followed by Mollie Whalen...

MVYouth awards full scholarships to five Vineyard high school seniors

MVYouth, a community fund founded last summer, has awarded $300,000 in college scholarships to five Martha’s Vineyard seniors. Lee Faraca, Madeleine Moore, Anne Ollen,...

Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center to host annual auction and cocktail event

Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center in West Tisbury has announced plans for their ninth annual Summer Auction and Cocktails fundraising event at the Grange...

Aquinnah voters will decide race for selectman

On Wednesday, May 13, Aquinnah voters will go to the polls to decide a race for one seat on the three-member board of selectmen...

Girls tennis sweep Bishop Feehan, remain undefeated

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls varsity team traveled off-Island Monday afternoon and defeated Bishop Feehan 5-0 to continue its hot streak and...

Vineyard girls win big against new Norton lacrosse squad

The regional high school varsity girls lacrosse team traveled to Norton Tuesday afternoon and took care of business against a very new Norton squad,...

Aquinnah annual takes up $4 million budget

The sixth and final round in Martha’s Vineyard’s annual town meeting season plays out Tuesday, when voters are scheduled to gather in Aquinnah Old...

Tisbury couple to fund ‘Cuddle Cots’

After losing their first child at 38 weeks last February, a local couple, Julie Immelt and Ben Whelden, have started a GoFundMe campaign to...

Auditors weigh in on Oak Bluffs finances

According to a recent examination of Oak Bluffs town finances for fiscal year 2014 (FY14) by the accounting firm Powers and Sullivan, the town’s...

MVRHS upgrades building security with new ID badge

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) is now using the Raptor ID security system to check in visitors. The system, in place at schools...

Academic honors

ROTC military awards, Providence CollegeAlicia Oliveira of Oak Bluffs received the Robert Riesman 1st Infantry Division Award and the Military Officer's Association of America...

Births

Althea Viola Corinne HahnKatrina Street and Philip Hahn of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Althea Viola Corinne Hahn, on April 25,...

Edgartown: Turning Pink & Green

Happy Mother’s Day! The pink and green burgees have been hung along Main Street, and the window elves have been updating their displays in...

Dr. Judith Fisher will retire in the fall

Dr. Judith A. Fisher announced that she will retire in September after 10 years as a family-practice physician on the staff of the Martha’s...