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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...

Vineyard girls basketball scores first tournament win

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls basketball team defeated the Lady Crusaders  of Carver High School 54-41 on Wednesday in an opening round...

Vineyard boys hockey team loses to Coyle & Cassidy, 5-2

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys hockey team faced off against the strong and experienced Coyle & Cassidy Warriors on Saturday at the MV...

Vineyard boys basketball falls to undefeated Bishop Feehan, 58-38

In a hard-fought game marked by tough defense and occasional bursts of scoring, the visiting Shamrocks of Bishop Feehan outlasted the MVRHS boys in...

Time Out: Waiting For Goodell — a review

The lengthy run of this popular dramatic production continues on Broadway and in theaters throughout the country. Since its inception last January in Foxborough,...

Time Out: feeling Dustin’s pain

Late on a recent Sunday, after watching Dustin Johnson miss his near-gimme putt and lose the US Open at Chambers Bay, a friend threw out...

Time Out: Red Sox disaster

Alex Palmer is a regular Times contributor who will be blogging weekly about sports, and more.The 2015 Boston Red Sox are a certified...

Time Out: Back in the (basketball) game

Alex Palmer is a retired teacher and Boston sports enthusiast who will be blogging weekly about sports, and more.People of a certain age...

Time Out: Hanley-itis

I’d been feeling a little sick to my stomach for much of the spring and had passed it off as a flukey cold or...

Time Out: Don’t you just love Deflategate?

Alex Palmer, a frequent contributor to The Times, and an avid Boston sports fan, will be regularly posting about sports and more.As far as...

Vineyard boys edge Watertown 5-4 in baseball thriller

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys varsity baseball team took a 5-1 lead into the bottom of the seventh inning against Watertown on...

Vineyard boys baseball falls to Blackstone Valley Tech, 3-0

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys baseball team dropped a tightly played, well-pitched contest to the visiting Blackstone Valley Beavers before a sparse,...

Sox fans share memories and predictions on opening day

Taking the pulse of Boston Red Sox fans at the dawn of a new season — especially in person — can be a risky...

MVC executive director search is down to four candidates

The Martha’s VIneyard Commission (MVC) has narrowed its search for a new executive director to four candidates. Mark London, executive director since 2002, will...