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Niantic Park basketball brings out the best

The scene at Niantic Park in Oak Bluffs was downright bucolic last Thursday evening. The humid air had cooled to the point of comfort,...

The Menemsha Fish House

Alec Gale is well-known in the world of Martha’s Vineyard commercial fishing. The Island native started a business, the Menemsha Fish House, in 2006...

Mink Meadows features four days of tournament play

Mink Meadows Golf Course in Vineyard Haven, celebrating its 80th birthday this year, was the site of some dramatic and highly entertaining golf last weekend....

Martha’s Vineyard women’s softball puts the fun in the game

The Boston Red Sox lost a game the other night to the Los Angeles Angels 21 to 2. It was unwatchable. Last Friday, the...

Dogs take to Lambert’s Cove Beach

On a pair of gorgeous weekend mornings in early July, the scene at Lambert’s Cove Beach in West Tisbury was classic. Revelers of all...

Martha’s Vineyard Sharks fall, but fans find their fun

On an early summer evening made for baseball, in a game dedicated to the Island’s first responders, the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks and Worcester Bravehearts...

ACT III: Don Olson

The Island’s first baby boomers turn 70 this year. Our 65-plus population is growing far faster here on the Island than in the of...

Vineyard lacrosse team beats Mashpee 11-8, earns tourney berth

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys lacrosse team earned a spot in the South Region Division 3 postseason tournament with a convincing 11-8...

Oak Bluffs Firefighter’s bowling tournament was a ball

The Oak Bluffs Firemen’s Civic Association Bowling Tournament attracted more than a hundred bowlers, and legions of their fans, to the Barn, Bowl and...

Vineyard girls varsity tennis team tops Bishop Feehan to stay unbeaten

The undefeated Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls varsity tennis team hosted Bishop Feehan on Friday in an Eastern Conference matchup and came away...

Girls JV softball tops O’Bryant in high-scoring contest, 23-16

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls junior varsity softball team improved to 6-9 on the season with a resounding 23-16 win over John...

Fog did not dampen the fun of the Kids Trout Derby

The 42nd annual Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club Kids Trout Derby attracted more than 155 young fishermen to the shore of Duarte’s Pond on...

Vineyard girls softball team falls to Falmouth in slugfest, 10-8

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls softball team could not hold off the hard-hitting Falmouth Clippers at home on Monday, losing 10 to...

Randall Jette of Martha’s Vineyard signs with Green Bay Packers

Randall Jette, a graduate of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School and 2010 Vineyard football captain, has signed an undrafted free agent contract with the...

Meet Your Maker: Christian Comazzi

The first annual Martha’s Vineyard Mini Maker Faire will take place on Saturday, May 7, from 10 am to 4 pm at the Ag...

Vineyard boys baseball team defeats Bourne at home, 4-1

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys baseball team earned an impressive 4-1 win over a strong Bourne squad at Vineyard Baseball Park on...

Martha's Vineyard boys lacrosse team tops visiting Nauset, 8-6

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys lacrosse team entered Saturday’s game against winless Nauset with two factors on their side: They were...

Meet Your Maker: Dave Whitmon

The first annual Martha’s Vineyard Mini Maker Faire will take place on Saturday, May 7, from 10 am to 4 pm at the Ag...

Vineyard girls lacrosse team tops visiting Nauset 14-11

The MVRHS girls lacrosse team hosted the Warriors of Nauset High School on Saturday in a non-conference game, and came away with a well-earned...

Martha’s Vineyard weekend tourney hosted hockey’s future

We have seen the future of Martha’s Vineyard hockey and it is bright, judging by the enthusiasm and talent on display Saturday as part...