Monthly Archives: May 2016

Laughs, ties, and boutonnieres, oh my!

By Casey McAndrewsAfter several years of hopeful suspense, young dreams were fulfilled on Saturday, May 14, at the junior prom. This year's prom was...

Excelling at innovation

By Rose EnglerJuniors Daniel Gaines and David Webster won third place at the William K. Richardson Patent Award at the MIT State Science Fair...

Green leaders rewarded at State House

Upper-Seniors Casey McAndrews and Zach Bresnick stand on the rostrum in the Senate chamber at the Massachusetts State House. Lower- Award recipients gather for a...

Senior duo ignite original play

By Danielle HopkinsAn original play will, quite literally, light up the high school stage this weekend. Seniors Miles Thornton and Darby Patterson will finally...

Minnesingers enchant audiences through time

By Sophia McCarronThe Minnesingers sang a selection of traditional choral music as well as pieces ranging from folk to movie scores during their spring...

Getting down to local business

By Anna KeenanBusiness students traveled to Sharky’s Cantina in Edgartown to learn about business management from the owner himself, J.B. Blau, on Monday, May...

Sayonara, Seniors!

By Ali BartlettIt’s a bittersweet time of year for many seniors as they prepare to leave familiar high school hallways and enter the world...

Connecting cultures through exchange

By Kaela Vecchia-ZeitzHigh school is often categorized as one of the most unstable times in a person’s life. Teenagers are in a strange demographic...

Girls tennis scores perfect season

The Martha’s Vineyard High School girls varsity tennis team beat Barnstable 3-2 Wednesday night, finishing a perfect 16-0 season for the second year in...

Gone Fishin’: Squid invasion provides inky Island fun

Jigging for squid is about the most fun an Island kid of any age can have. It requires a minimal amount of tackle, some...

Third candidate joins race for Dukes County sheriff

Neal Maciel of Vineyard Haven, a retired State Trooper, confirmed Wednesday he will join the race to replace Dukes County Sheriff Michael McCormack, who...

Lights coming soon to North Bluff

The holiday weekend started early for Oak Bluffs selectmen as they breezed through a relatively light agenda at their regular meeting on Tuesday night.Selectmen...

Tide is turning on Oak Bluffs beaches

The new railings along Seaview Avenue were shining in the sun Wednesday. The new three-tiered staircase at Samoset Avenue made for easy access to...

SJC says Island man’s indictments on sexual assault stand

In a decision handed down Wednesday, the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) said Dukes County Superior Court Judge Cornelius Moriarty II erred last May when...

When the war is over

Last month, I found two faded envelopes in a box of old photos and documents that had sat among the clutter in my basement...

Ernie Boch will tear down Beach Road property, create a park

Seasonal Edgartown resident, philanthropist, and auto magnate Ernie Boch Jr. told The Times Wednesday he plans to demolish a long-derelict building on the vacant...

A day for the “heart and mind”

On Monday, Americans will celebrate Memorial Day. Officially, it is a day to remember and honor those who have died in the service of...

More a pig in a poke

To the Editor:On Monday evening I attended the meeting at the Performing Arts Center where the public was invited to comment on the proposal...

After-prom party was a success

To the Editor:For many students, the junior prom represents more than just a fancy night out. It has been on their minds since they...

Aquinnah needs a FinCom

To the Editor:As publicly evidenced by the recent chaotic Aquinnah annual town meeting on May 10, there is a glaring need for a town...