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The obstacles to sound household management are many

It's about to be vacation week.

Generosity and kindness

Once again I am overwhelmed and humbled by the acts of kindness that recently occurred.

Girls’ travel team finishes with perfect record, Cape trophy

The fifth grade Martha's Vineyard girls' travel basketball team played Falmouth Saturday morning for all the marbles in a championship game at the Bourne Middle School gym in front of scores of cheering Vineyard and Falmouth fans.

Cambridge man wins Martha’s Vineyard 20 mile race

Three hundred sixty-four registered runners completed the 14th annual Martha's Vineyard 20-mile race, on Saturday, February 19, sixty-two fewer than last year.

A budget, yes, but more work is needed in Oak Bluffs

We have sent this letter to the Oak Bluffs selectmen and the town administrator.

Up-Island region is not a region at all

This letter has been forwarded to the Up-Island Regional School Committee, the principals of the West Tisbury and Chilmark Schools, and Dr.

Oak Bluffs

These past few weeks have brought me to a new awareness of the true meaning of handicap access.

Junior varsity round robin basketball tourney gets rolling

Edgartown School assistant junior varsity basketball coach Pat Mercier organized an All-School Junior Varsity Round-Robin Boys Basketball Tournament Sunday that kept the kids running up and down the court.

Boys fall short in Fairleigh Dickinson tourney

The season was nearly over and all hope of qualifying for the state tournament was long gone for the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys' hockey team on Saturday as they prepared to play Lynnfield in the first round of the annual Fairleigh Dickinson Tournament at the MV Arena.

Come see the whole mural

Thank you so much for the wonderful February 3

The thievery continues as tools remain unreturned

As a multiple victim of this burglary spree, I have a few things I would like to share.

Solar rebuttal

I agree with my esteemed colleague Rob Myers of South Mountain, that all alternative energies present opportunities for energy savings, reduction of fossil fuel use, and reduction of carbon emissions.

So many to thank

To the wonderful, caring people of Martha's Vineyard, we would like to say thank you to all who came out on a cold, rainy night to attend the benefit dinner for my husband, Kenny Ponte, who is in need of a kidney transplant (Dec.

West Tisbury

There were lots of announcements in my inbox this week, detailing events in town and across the Island.


School vacation week a.


So when I was writing my column last week, the temperature was in the teens, but by the time anyone reads the column, it will be full-on sweatshirt weather.



Boys explode from 19 point deficit to end season beating Norton

They trailed the Norton Lancers by 19 points at the half in the final game of their season, February 23, having scored only seven points in the second quarter.

Tisbury man held after burning trash ignites house

Tisbury police took a man into protective custody last Wednesday evening after they found him burning trash a few feet from his house.