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MVRHS sports highlights

SailingThe MVRHS sailing team defeated Sturgis Charter School of Hyannis, 3-0, Monday afternoon under clear blue skies and light winds on Lagoon Pond. Joe...

Story written about Ghana trip was ‘tone-deaf’

To the Editor:Since I am sending this letter to a larger audience, I would like to reference the Martha’s Vineyard Times’ previous coverage of...

West Tisbury: Weekend reward

We have finally had a few sunny days, one after another, gradually warming us and the earth. All the daffodils along the roadsides are...

Visiting Vet: Feline inappropriate elimination

“Something’s not right with my Beauty,” the owner said when the 9-year-old tortoiseshell cat arrived for her annual checkup. “She’s just grumpy ... and...

Tisbury: Let it

Heard on Main Street: If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said...

Skeletons

In January 1886, the New York Times reported that a ship’s afterhouse, newly painted, 12 by 20 feet in size, was found washed ashore...

Poem: When

By Carolyn O’DalyI searched without for happiness,and I found fragments.I opened my soul to love,and my heart was slaughtered.I covered myself with armor,and searched...

Oak Bluffs: Sounds of spring

Morning brings a glow these warmer days, and when I awaken there is a golden light shining through the windows. At last the long-awaited...

Meet Your Maker: Anna Marie D’Addarie

Weaver Anna Marie D’Addarie makes rugs from torn strips of old T shirts, uses Hula-Hoops as looms, and knits without needles, but you won’t...

Girls’ softball clinics offer instruction and enjoyment

More than 65 Island girls from age 5 to 14 have been learning the ins and outs of softball this spring, and are having...

Have faith: ‘Vineyard Lights’

“Vineyard Lights,” a new book that catalogues and highlights some of the history behind the stained-glass windows of all the Island’s Catholic churches,...

Garden Notes: Earth Day

Every day is an earth day when it is springlike and pleasant. Globally, many communities are observing it by reducing plastics in daily life,...

Edgartown: Take the trip

I have a confession to make. April vacation was amazing. We don’t do the vacation thing very often. The last “real” vacation was Disney...

Court Report: April 13-20

April 13, 2018Keona M. Chung, West Tisbury; DOB 11/5/91, assault and battery, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, malicious destruction of property over...

MV United U-16 boys sink Fall River

The MV United U-16 boys closed out a busy weekend of soccer at Veterans Park in Vineyard Haven with a solid 2-0 win over...

Cubs edge Pirates in Little League majors opener

If the modest but enthusiastic crowd attending the Martha’s Vineyard Little League majors opener between the Cubs and Pirates on Monday evening seemed confused,...

Little life lessons

A few years ago, having recently moved to the Vineyard, I was looking for volunteer opportunities. I was finally settled into my Island home,...

Vineyarders get first baseball win in 12-inning thriller

Martha's Vineyard and St. John Paul II of Hyannis played a game for the ages Tuesday afternoon at Vineyard Baseball Park in Oak Bluffs.With...

Ask the Dogcharmer: Rex and Taffy

Hi Tom,We are having trouble getting out the door without Rex and Taffy both forcing their way out! We have been working with Rex,...

West Tisbury library offers free guitar course

Have you taken a beginner guitar class and want to learn more? Do you have basic guitar skills, but want to improve and practice?...