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Tisbury School building committee to seek more time

 The Tisbury School Building Committee voted Monday to ask the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) for a two- to three-month extension, after a failed...

Kenneth Garde

On Thursday, April 26, 2018, Kenneth Christian Saaba Garde died, following a long and valiant battle with congestive heart failure. To the end, he...

Islander places third in 36th annual Run of the Charles

Oak Bluffs resident Chick Stapleton, owner of Island Spirit Kayak, did the Vineyard proud at the 36th annual Run of the Charles on Sunday....

Sagamore Bridge work is almost done

Good news for people traveling off-Island and eventually off-Cape. The Sagamore Bridge work 90 percent done and should be completed by the end of...

Babe Ruth Hammerheads split season-opening twin bill

The MV varsity Babe Ruth Hammerheads opened their season this past weekend with a doubleheader in Wareham. In game one, with heavy rains, the...

Local skaters excel in Vineyard Open at MV Arena

The Martha's Vineyard Figure Skating Club hosted the Vineyard Open and Basic Skills figure skating competition at the MV Ice Arena on Saturday. Sixty...

MVRHS boys lax stung by Hornets

The Manchester Essex Hornets scored four goals in a one-minute span late in the third quarter and early in the fourth, then held off...

MVRHS girls lax handles Nantucket; Feehan next for EAC rights

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls varsity lacrosse team improved to 7-1 this season on Saturday, handily defeating the Nantucket Whalers (5-2)...

MVRHS Track puts up record numbers in Feehan loss

Junior Mackenzie Condon won all four of her events and set a school record in the 400-meter hurdles (64.3), freshman Amber Cuthbert set a...

‏Players, families, and fans enjoy annual Little League Parade

‏‏Excitement and anticipation were in the air on Saturday as more than 350 Martha’s Vineyard Little Leaguers, coaches, and parents celebrated a new baseball...

Alma M. Stibolt

Alma M. Stibolt, 95, of Oak Bluffs, died on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. She was married to Hans P....

Katama Airfield hangar recount ends in tie

A recount for the Katama Airfield hangar showed voters were evenly divided on the $1.2 million Proposition 2½ debt exclusion.The original votes showed the...

SSA must provide 21st century service

To the Editor:What will our recent experience with fast ferry passenger shuttle service between Woods Hole and Vineyard Haven bring to the future?The...

Aquinnah voters scheduled to take up town’s business

Aquinnah will be the last, but certainly not the least, town to hold its annual town meeting this year, with 34 articles on this...

Scott’s Grove apartments near completion in West Tisbury

Standing on a bare concrete floor in an unfinished three-bedroom apartment on a sunny, balmy spring morning on Saturday, April 28, around 30 people,...

Lagoon Pond Road closed

Drivers take note, Lagoon Pond Road is closed at the intersection of Five Corners. The work is part of ongoing maintenance on catch basins...

Prescribed burn today at Vineyard Golf Club

According to an alert sent out by the Town of Edgartown, a prescribed burn is planned Tuesday at Vineyard Golf Club at around 11...

Dr. Yukevich is retiring in September

Dr. Gerald Yukevich is telling his patients that he’s hanging up his stethoscope.In a letter to patients dated April 25, Yukevich, 72, wrote that...

How about a Park Serve Day?

Calling all volunteers! Come serve your State Forest by helping out at the Manual F. Correllus State Forest on Saturday, from 9:30 am to...

Dennis Bernard

Dennis George Bernard, 64, of Edgartown, died on April 24, 2018. He was a very kind person who loved life. Dennis was a simple...