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Chilmark’s new bond rating is a money saver

Last week, Standard and Poor's upgraded Chilmark's bond rating from AA to AA+.

Rob Douglas: Blowin’ in the wind

Team NSAAP (North American Speed Sailing Project) sailors are in the final week of competition in the Luderitz Speed Challenge at Luderitz, Namibia.

Boys varsity soccer ties C&C

The boys varsity soccer team played Coyle & Cassidy to a 1-1 tie, last Thursday, Scoring for the Vineyard was John Marcal.

A pep talk for the president

This is a copy of a letter to President Obama.

Bishop Feehan, Islanders cross paths in state forest

The Bishop Feehan girls and boys cross-country teams came to call last Wednesday to match their speed and endurance with the Vineyard high schoolers in a 5K race through the State Forest.

Quarterback Mike McCarthy is honored

The New England Football Conference named former Martha's Vineyard Regional High School quarterback ('09) Mike McCarthy to the honor roll for throwing two touchdown passes and accounting for 200 yards of offense in Bridgewater State's 25-9 win over Worcester State two weeks ago.

200th win for coach Don Herman

Certainly Vineyard sports fans are aware that MVRHS head football coach Donald Herman has coached football teams to 200 victories.

Driver injured in Lambert’s Cove Road accident

Jennifer Brown, 31, of Tisbury was injured Monday night when she drove her truck off Lambert's Cove Road near the Tisbury-West Tisbury town line.

Cross-country runners compete at Brown

Martha's Vineyard varsity and junior varsity cross-country runners competed at the Brown University meet Saturday, October 16.

Young man rescued from Y pool

EMTs raced to the Y pool Monday night in response to a report that a young man had been pulled unconscious from the water and that CPR was in progress.

Tennis highlights

The tennis-playing McHugh brothers met for the first time as collegiate competitors at the Merrimack College courts, Friday, October 8 when Merrimack hosted Tufts.

Warren Gosson is candidate for sheriff

Warren Gosson of Edgartown has an educational background in criminal justice.

West Tisbury

Whatever other ideas I had for the start of this week's column, nothing is more notable than two dogs getting skunked.

VNA names nurse to be intake coordinator

The Vineyard Nursing Association (VNA) announced that April McCarty has joined the staff at the VNA as the new Nurse Intake Coordinator.

‘Tis the Red Stocking season

Applications for the Red Stocking will be available starting Monday, Nov.

JV footballers outscore Cape Tech 22-0

Monday, on the Dan McCarthy athletic field, the Vineyard Junior Varsity football team played host to the Cape Tech jayvees and treated them to a 22-0 whuppin'.

Oak Bluffs

You just never know about weather in New England do you? Here I was resigned to the fact that it was almost November, getting used to less sunlight and cooler days and nights, and then we have a day like Monday last where it was springtime again.

Too much spent campaigning

I don't know the answer to this, but perhaps youmay have the solution.

No on Question Two

I love Martha's Vineyard.