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Tisbury selectmen meeting change

Although the Tisbury selectmen usually meet biweekly, their next meeting has been rescheduled from August 31 to September 7, at 5 pm at the Tisbury Senior Center.

MVC provides Island wind energy plan update

The Martha's Vineyard Commission released a

Junior high football

Junior High football players sign up and equipment issue date/time is 5:00 pm, this Friday, August 27 at the high school game parking lot.

Swimming Women

Rainy Goodale of Tisbury and Sue Jensen of Aquinnah and Cambridge recently returned from the FINA Masters World Championships held in Gothenberg, Sweden, July 30 – August 7.

Run or walk with the big guys

Run or walk with former Secretary of Health and Welfare Dr.

All Star Baseball

This Saturday, at 5:00 pm, the MV 11-year-old Little League All Stars will play the MV 12-year-old Little League All Stars at Veira Park, Oak Bluffs.

Harbor bridge

Saturday morning at the Tisbury senior center five tables were in play at the weekly meeting of the Bridge Club of Martha's Vineyard.

Island schools to benefit from Race to the Top funds

Massachusetts is a winner of federal Race to the Top education funds, the U.

Vineyard Football Association soccer final

The MV Celtics, winners of Group A in the MV Football (soccer) Association second season, won the league title and the Gilbert-Hammond Cup by defeating the Group B winners, Monto Orthopedics, last Wednesday at Veterans Park, 2-1.

Summer Basketball finals

The deeply talented Cottage City Kings were too much for the rest of the Oak Bluffs Men's Summer Basketball League to deal with.

Men’s Softball Finals

With heavy, windblown and much-needed rains drenching everything on Island, Monday, the Commissioners of the Men's Softball League, Eric Hatt and Bart Kent, postponed the final playoff game between the Highlanders and the Hurricanes from Monday to Wednesday.

Youth Task Force has accomplished much

As the summer draws to a close and we begin another school year, I wanted to take a moment to thank the members of the Martha's Vineyard Youth Task Force (YTF) for their efforts on behalf of the young people of our Island.

Jabberwocky road race

Four hundred and twenty-eight friends of the Camp ran the second annual 5K Run for Camp Jabberwocky, Saturday at the Farm Institute in Edgartown.

Ladies’ hoops

Women, 21 years old or more, are welcome, indeed encouraged, to play pick-up games of basketball at the West Tisbury school gym on Mondays, from 6:45 to 9:00 pm, resuming on September13.

Retested beaches pass muster

Two days after several Island public beaches were closed due to high bacteria levels public health officials, on Thursday, August 19, declared the beaches safe.

Reel Picks

A weary but effective American assassin (way cool George Clooney), retreats to a small Italian village and, while taking on a mysterious assignment, finds romance and friendship — a risk for someone in his line of work.


"Just imagine if in his inaugural address John F.

What happens when rates can’t rise?

It's not easy being the Steamship Authority.

Former SSA employee pleads guilty in Federal District Court

A Mashpee woman was convicted in federal court Monday of embezzling more than $100,000 from the Steamship Authority, in a scheme involving the use of fictitious customer names.

Fishermen plan a demonstration in Vineyard Haven Harbor against federal policies

Fishermen, in a flotilla of their working vessels, plan to protest against federal fisheries' policies today in Vineyard Haven Harbor.