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Saucers soar, records fall at Island disc golf tournament

Competitors in the 13th annual Vineyard Social disc golf tournament set scoring records on a chilly and breezy Saturday last week at the 6,000-foot...

Richard North Patterson dissects the Trump ascendancy in ‘Fever Swamp’

Island resident Richard North Patterson, a New York Times bestselling author and an early and enthusiastic Trump basher, now brings us a look at...

Living with a Shark

Over the past six summers, dozens of families have opened their homes to members of the MV Sharks, an amateur baseball team on the...

West Tisbury annual meeting warrant takes shape

The West Tisbury selectmen reviewed the 39-article annual town meeting warrant, and heard a plan to revise the structure of the Cape Light Compact...

Turning the page: Jennifer Tseng’s new life and work

Jennifer Tseng doesn’t live here anymore.The celebrated West Tisbury poet and novelist, and a mainstay in the circulation department of the West Tisbury library...

MVRHS boys hoops draws Stang in tourney opener

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) received the eighth seed in the south sectional round of the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) state high...

MVRHS boys and girls hockey fall in MV Ice Arena finale

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Boys and Girls varsity hockey teams lost their respective season finales in a bittersweet experience on Friday at...

Tourney-bound MVRHS boys hoops drop season finale 77-68 to Weston

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys varsity basketball (15-6) concluded its regular season on Monday, losing 77-68 to the Weston High School...

Offense explodes in MVRHS boys hockey 6-3 win over Weston

Led by team captain Tristan Araujo’s hat trick, which included two second period goals in less than a minute, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School...

Vineyarders bow to Lynnfield by 3-0 in Fairleigh S. Dickinson Jr. tourney

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys varsity hockey team lost 3-0 to the Lynnfield High School Pioneers in a penalty-filled bruiser on Saturday...

Stang and MVRHS share EAC boys basketball crown

Bishop Stang High School came to Sancy Pachico gym Thursday night needing a win for a share of the Eastern Athletic Conference league basketball...

Discussion over turf at MVRHS rejoined at MVC forum

Updated, Thursday, 4:25 pm*Members of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) Land Use Planning Committee (LUPC) examined the details of the first phase of the...

MVRHS boys hoops outlast Sandwich 66-65

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys varsity basketball team used dominant rebounding and accurate foul shooting to slip by the Sandwich High...

MVRHS girls hoops edge Somerset Berkley

Senior co-captain Whitney Schroeder drove the length of the court to lay in the game-winner with one second left, for a 45-43 Martha’s Vineyard...

MVRHS girls hockey skates to 4-1 win over Newton South-Brookline

Updated Feb. 8Goaltender Julia Bettencourt received an extended team hug on Saturday night after the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls hockey team erupted...

Lucas DeBettencourt will soar with the Falcons

Lucas DeBettencourt felt a load lift from his sturdy shoulders on Friday after he signed a scholarship commitment letter with Bentley University, Waltham, Mass....

Vineyard eighth grade boys rally to beat Wareham

Fueled by 26 points from big man Ramon Dossantos, the Martha’s Vineyard eighth-grade boys travel basketball team rallied from an 11-point first-half deficit to...

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...