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The “final four” tipped the scales in the engineering challenge at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) on April 9. It was the final...
Updated 3 pm, MondayTisbury voters worked determinedly through 34 articles to finish up the second night of annual town meeting on April 15. Town...
The $24.2 million budget is up by 4.7 percent over last year.
Construction on the new, permanent Lagoon Pond drawbridge made good progress over the winter, despite multiple snowstorms and harsh conditions, Melinda Loberg, chairman of...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQyJI-ZVPFA&feature=youtu.beGraham Lewis toppled his competitors at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School's 18th annual Linguini Bridge Contest Monday morning. His winning entry achieved what seemed...
With measles cases on the rise, Dr. Vandana Madhavan urges parents to get their children vaccinated.
Rural communities face the biggest risks, Dr. Vandana Madhavan says.
Seventh grader Spencer Pogue won Edgartown School's National Geographic Society 2015 geography bee on Tuesday, Feb. 3. The long-awaited bee, rescheduled twice due to...
The sixty-six exhibits featured topics from the theory of relativity to an automatic dog scratcher.
Although the operating budget increased by only a quarter of a percent, Island towns will see a five percent increase in assessments next year.
The board voted to ask the Martha's Vineyard Commission to look at funding sources and develop a scope and budget for the project.
Although it's no surprise to Vineyarders that groceries cost more on-Island than off, comparison shopping reveals some wide variations among local stores.
Gil Traverso, the new principal of Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS), conducted his first budget public hearing on Monday night at the Performing...
The $5.7 million budget, up 7 percent, includes funds to continue an Island-wide facilities management review.
The evaluation system provides performance ratings for teachers, administrators and principals, and suggestions for improvement.
After a building tour Wednesday school committee members consider adding funds for maintenance and repairs to the $18.4 million budget.
An annual reassessment of policies and procedures is required for Federal funding eligibility.
A second workshop last week honed in on areas of public interest that included Main Street.
The Oak Bluffs Veterans Day parade is one of 67 regional observances designated nationwide by the Veterans Day National Committee.
The question of whether a full-time position is necessary could cost the district an additional $80,000 next year.