At halftime, a weary but unbowed Kristofer Rabasca of IC explained that summer games against young, fresh legs serves his team well. “This is good for us: they make us run the whole game,” he said. “When our over-40 league starts in the fall, we can run circles around our competitors
The issue is safety not energy, Senator Dan Wolf said.
Future championships will likely be played at a nearly-completed Penn Field on Pennsylvania Avenue. Wherever the games are played, Little League, as it’s played here, offers a sense of pure Americana.
Perhaps the biggest change will be the absence of Ralph Stewart, the recently departed sports editor of The Times who was the beloved chronicler of league play since its inception. Mr. Stewart was in attendance Tuesday night but modestly declined a public introduction, citing his completely unreasonable fear of applause.
The Martha’s Vineyard Museum has morphed from a venerable, dusty institution into a center of Island cultural energy over the past several years. The process has been fascinating and very cool to watch, cool enough last Friday afternoon to draw more than 100 people to hang outdoors through an enthusiastic series of summer showers to […]
“Terminal City,” by Linda Fairstein, Dutton Adult, June 17, 2014, 384 pages. $21.08. Entering or leaving New York City through Grand Central Terminal is an exotic and romantic experience for most travelers. But even weary daily commuters will be enthralled by “Terminal City,” Linda Fairstein’s latest thriller, which explores 130 years of secrets hidden in […]
The MVRHS graduate and three-year Shark is good as gold at Endicott College.
Update: This article has been updated to reflect that Friday’s concert at the M.V. Public Charter School is not open to the public. Jim Thomas has been singing the praises of America’s artful and once-secret slave communication system for 10 years. Mr. Thomas formed his choral group, The U.S. Slave Song Project Spirituals Choir, on […]
The 2010 MVRHS graduate is a Patriot League all-star; he will graduate from the United States Military Academy on May 28.
Jeff Canha simply put his skills together. A fifth-generation Islander, Mr. Canha is a commercial fisherman and charter captain. He knows fish. And he taught automobile mechanics at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School for 14 years. He’s what we call “handy” here. The result is art. Fish art, or “gyotaku,” as Japanese fishermen called it […]