Monthly Archives: May 2018

Court Report: May 10, 2018 – May 25, 2018

May 10, 2018Ricardo O. Andrade, Oak Bluffs; DOB 9/6/75, uninsured motor vehicle: to be dismissed upon payment of $100 court cost. May 21, 2018Joseph V....

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS – May 21 to May 25, 2018

ChilmarkMay 24, Robert S. Skydell sold 16 Old Nursery Lane to Patrick Courtney for $1,000,000.May 25, Barbara Coles Oberfest, trustee of Lot 17 Nominee...

Jeffrey Scott Leland

Jeffrey Scott Leland, 56, of Vineyard Haven, died unexpectedly on Sunday morning, May 27, 2018, at home.He is survived by his wife, Colleen (McLaughlin)...

Softballers sweep Excel

The Vineyarders had a double-header on Tuesday against Excel High School. The Vineyarders defeated Excel handily in both games, winning 27-15 in the first...

Vineyarders shut out Panthers in baseball finale

Sam Bresnick pitched a complete-game, two-hit shutout as the MVRHS varsity baseball team closed out the season on a high note with a 4-0...

Vineyard girls tennis downs Sandwich

The MVRHS girls tennis team stayed unbeaten with a thorough 5-0 win at Sandwich on Tuesday.The Vineyarders lost only two games in the first...

Majors All-Star game fittingly tied

‏The midseason Major League All-Star game unfolded under blue skies and a warm sun at Penn Field on Saturday before a small but appreciative...

Sharks play ball!

The 2018 edition of the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks, members of the Future Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL), begins on Thursday, May 31, at 6 pm...

MV United gets its kicks at Bridgewater Memorial Day tourney

With Martha's Vineyard United travel soccer on break for the holiday weekend, MVU sent four recreational teams (third and fourth grade) and six travel...

Mackenzie Condon qualifies for Nationals in 400m hurdles

The MVRHS track and field teams traveled to Ipswich High School on Saturday for the Eastern Massachusetts Division 4 meet, with two Vineyarders having...

Boys tennis wins pair over Cardinal Spellman

The MVRHS Boys tennis team played two home matches against Cardinal Spellman High School on Tuesday, sweeping the Cardinals 5-0, 5-0. The individual matches...

Edgartown swears in new town administrator

Town clerk Wanda Williams swore in former U.S. Marine and Oak Bluffs Police Officer James Hagerty as town administrator Tuesday afternoon at a meeting...

Edgartown man arrested after police pursuit

An Edgartown man was arrested and charged with failing to stop for police after an off-Island chase Tuesday evening on I-95 north of Boston. Steven...

At your service

Miraculously, a clear sky dawned Monday, May 21, providing some 520 high school students from the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School and the Charter...

Chilmark: Time for beach stickers

So-so weekend weather seems to be improving, but it was nice to see folks enjoying dinner behind both fish stores on Monday evening. Be...

This Was Then: Hinckley and Renear

Hinckley and Renear’s Vineyard Haven undertaking business was established in 1896 by Walter Renear, sheriff of Dukes County, and building contractor Herbert Hinckley. From...

Edgartown: March to the Sea

We had a beautiful day for the annual March to the Sea last Friday afternoon. It was warm and sunny, with enough breeze to...

Bats on the brink

While most of us head for home in the evening, wildlife biologists Luanne Johnson and Liz Baldwin are only getting started. Johnson, the founder...

MV Ps & Qs: Restroom or reading room?

Dear Nicole,My husband, son, and I had breakfast at the Black Dog yesterday. While there, a man got up from his table and took...

Ask the Dogcharmer: ‘Walker’

Dear Dogcharmer,My dog feels terrible during car rides. I keep the windows opened for fresh air, and give her water. Whenever we get in...