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MVRHS school committee mulls mixed-gender travel policy

Spirited discussion about whether a need exists for chaperones or support people to accompany mixed-gender teams on road trips led to deadlock Monday night...

Writing truth to power

Reading “All the Women In My Family Sing” last week, the thought popped up that we always get what we need in hard social...

Rainout forces tie between Sharks and Bravehearts

The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks will share the Future Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) championship with the Worcester Bravehearts after the final game was rained out...

Sharks beat Bravehearts to even series

The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks and the Worcester Bravehearts of the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) will decide the league championship at the Shark Tank...

Sharks drop championship opener to Bravehearts

The Worcester Bravehearts broke open a back-and-forth game at the Shark Tank Friday night with six runs in the seventh inning to take game...

Sharks blitz Rox 5-0

The MV Sharks ended a scoreless pitchers’ duel with a five-run sixth inning on Thursday night to beat the Brockton Rox by a 5-0...

Good vibrations

A standing-room-only crowd was wowed on a recent Tuesday at the Spotlight on Youth musical revue, presented by the West Tisbury Library Foundation as...

It ain’t over till it’s over

The pennant-winning, record-setting MV Sharks face elimination from the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) playoffs tonight after a 7-5 loss to the Brockton Rox...

Taking a look at the writing life

Five years now into the Islanders Write (IW) annual event, it is enormously satisfying to observe one overriding constant: the purity of intent among...

Sharks playoff game tonight

They did it! The MV Sharks set a new franchise record with 36 wins in the regular season while winning the pennant in the...

Clear political answers hard to come by

The report from the political frontlines is not particularly cheery — unless you’re a red-hatter.No voices from the right were heard in a standing-room-only...

‘Say Her Name’: An unblinking look

Updated August 4“Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland” is gripping, a shocking documentary that tells us many things, the most...

Teens and tweens display their musical chops

A standing-room-only crowd was wowed last Tuesday at the Spotlight on Youth musical revue presented by the West Tisbury Library Foundation as part of...

MVRHS gets closer to track decision

And then there were two.Daedalus Projects Inc. and Architectural Consulting Group (ACG) are the final candidates for the owner’s project manager (OPM) position overseeing...

Richard Russo on life and writing

There’s nothing like an overnight success to make our hearts leap up.Best-selling, Pulitzer prizewinning novelist Richard Russo became an overnight success in 2001 with...

Life through the looking glass

Feeling like you’ve fallen down the national rabbit hole? That Alice is at the bottom, just as confused, angry and scared as you are?Communication...

Pigskins will fly at MVRHS football camp

The 22nd annual edition of football summer camp begins July 30 through August 3 on the track infield at the Martha's Vineyard Regional High...

Affordable living

We are increasingly dazed and confused about our place in a nation that does not resemble the place and the people we thought we...

Sharks chase FCBL title and team win record

It’s crunch time at the Shark Tank in Oak Bluffs. With a dozen games remaining in the regular season, your Martha’s Vineyard Sharks lead...

Island schools plan to revamp mental health programs

A preliminary report outlining sweeping change needed for Island schools to provide a comprehensive and collaborative health and wellness environment sparked a call Thursday...