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Tony Grillo of Vineyard Haven and Farm Neck G.


Each Wednesday, beginning at 5:00 pm, matches between top juniors on the Island are played at Vineyard Youth Tennis adjacent to the "blinker.

mixed sports


main tennis story

A record setting 120 players participated in seven events at the MV Open Tennis Tournament benefiting the MV Cancer Support Group.

Re-stocking the dock

Local musicians turned out in force at Nectar's on Friday night in support of fishermen in Menemsha who lost gear during the July 12 fire at the Coast Guard boathouse.

State erects road dividers at State, Old County roads

State highway workers installed tube-shaped lane dividers Tuesday as a short term safety solution for the intersection of State Road and Old County Road in West Tisbury.

Windemere’s furry friends

Mary Butynski gets acquainted with an alpaca named Dom Perignon, aka Cocoa, outside Windemere in late June.

Bike path expansion needed

Following the recent bicycle tragedy in Vineyard Haven, there has been increased interest and attention paid on the Island to the issue of bicycle safety.

Mark McCarthy returns as High School A.D.

Mark McCarthy has been appointed athletic director at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

holmes hole sailing

The Holmes Hole sailors were greeted on Sunday with an east-southeast wind of 10 knots that held for both morning and afternoon races.

A daunting task, but developing safe cycling routes is essential

The sad death on July 6 of a bicyclist on State Road in Vineyard Haven has spurred discussion and some action on bicycle safety and the need for well-planned routes for bikes, and indeed for walkers, strollers, in-line skaters, baby-carriage pushers, dog walkers, etc.

Reel Picks

Even with Bette Midler, Neal Patrick Harris, and Nick Nolte doing the voices of anthropomorphized pets, it's a gimmicky, dog vs.

Nancy W. Smith

Nancy Woollcott Smith died at her home off Tiah's Cove Road after a decline over several months.

Scoops 5K

Everett Hackett, 20, of West Hartford, Conn.

Men’s Softball Playoffs

Monday, the MV Men's softball League began best two of three playoffs games designed to identify the league's champion team.

Women’s Softball Playoffs

The Women's Slow Pitch Softball League began its season ending Playoffs last Thursday at Tisbury's Veterans War Memorial Park.

Nice but short of caregivers

My husband was recently admitted to the new Martha's Vineyard Hospital on two separate occasions.

Lucinda Chandler

Lucinda Chandler (née Lindaas) died on July 22, 2010 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Penn.

Windsurfing junior championships

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