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Bishop Stang skates past Vineyard girls

The Bishop Stang girls hockey team used two short scoring bursts to defeat the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) skaters by a 5-0...

Thirsty for knowledge

The story of Dr. Esther Arvilla Harrison Hopkins, Ph.D., chemical scientist, lawmaker, and environmental attorney, is about African-American family grit and determination. It’s also...

Islanders celebrate Trump inauguration

While President Donald J. Trump was dancing at three inaugural balls in Washington, D.C., on the evening of his Inauguration, upwards of 70 Island...

Vineyard boys hockey falls to Nantucket

The Nantucket High School boys hockey team won its first-ever varsity game against Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School on Sunday afternoon at the Martha's...

A century of Cronig’s on Martha’s Vineyard

Cronig’s Markets are 100 years old.Officially, the two Island supermarkets celebrate their centennial on March 10. Both stores are on State Road, one in...

Arnie Reisman discusses James Thurber’s wit and style

In 1925, James Thurber and The New Yorker magazine showed up in Manhattan at the same time. It was love at first sight.The fledgling...

With his second novel, Amor Towles delivers another jewel

“A Gentleman in Moscow,” the second novel of Island seasonal resident Amor Towles, will surpass your expectations.As readers, we tend to fret about second...

Bantams roll 7-2 in youth hockey tilt

Peter Gillis scored four times on Sunday afternoon, leading an offensive onslaught by the Martha’s Vineyard Mariners Bantam hockey team that topped the Somerset-Watuppa-Swansea...

Going for gold

Early morning last week, without the hurly-burly sounds of hockey or the piping voices of newbie skaters, the Martha’s Vineyard Ice Arena is silent....

Great Island Couples: Alma and Hans Stibolt celebrate 75 years

Alma and Hans Stibolt are living proof that Tom Brokaw was right.The veteran newsman’s 1998 book "The Greatest Generation" profiled the American generation that...

Year in Review: Books and Writing

2016 was brimming with robust, quality offerings from Island-related authors and a burgeoning community support system that has made the Island literary life an...

Island homeless initiative receives $83K grant for new facility

A five-month-old Island homeless housing coalition was awarded an $83,000 grant from the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) this month, which...

MVRHS boys pucksters top Dennis-Yarmouth 3-2 in season opener

A retooled Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys varsity hockey team won its season opener with a 3-2 score over Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High...

MVRHS girls hoops fall to powerhouse Abington

On Saturday, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) was defeated by Abington High School with a lopsided final score of 62-38.The Vineyarders were led...

Big roster and big dreams

The MVRHS winter track program has come of age.The team is building on strides made last year with a meager group of 11 boys...

Edgartown defeats Tisbury in girls interscholastic basketball, leads 4-0 for the season

The Edgartown Eagles girls basketball team (4-0) is alone atop the Martha’s Vineyard interscholastic junior high league after a tough 52-40 victory over a...

See the ball, hit the ball

Thank God for Jim Kaplan. The veteran sports journalist and author of 14 books on baseball has shown up in these fretful times with...

Frosh state rep ready to swim with the sharks

State Representative-elect Dylan Fernandes is off to a good start.When the freshman Falmouth Democrat is sworn in on Jan. 4, 2017, he will have...

Seasoned boys basketball team sees uptempo run to tourney

Coach Mike Joyce is excited about his squad of experienced players who scrambled through a 10-10 regular season last year, qualifying for an appearance...

MVRHS girls hoops is on the move

This season sounds like it will be a fun ride for players and fans of the 2016 MVRHS girls basketball team under first-year coach...