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Martha’s Vineyard girls overpower Bishop Feehan in lacrosse

The MVRHS girls lacrosse team defeated the visiting Bishop Feehan Shamrocks, Tuesday, 19-10.

Martha’s Vineyarders edged by Bishop Stang in track and field

Bishop Stang's boys and girls track and field teams came to the Vineyard Tuesday and sailed off with hard-won team wins.

Martha’s Vineyard Hospital dietician helps diabetics cope

With a diagnosis of diabetes comes a process of education about managing a chronic condition through individualized diet and lifestyle changes.

Dukes County commissioners treat employees to lunch and praise

The elected Dukes County commissioners treated county employees, board members, and volunteers to lunch Tuesday, April 26, and served up a heap of praise.

Edgartown selectmen approve new alcohol, taxi licenses

In a courtesy call to Edgartown selectmen Monday, local businessman Brion McGroarty said he intends to seek permits to transfer his alcohol license to the building where Nectar's and Flatbread Pizza now operate adjacent to the Martha's Vineyard Airport.

Noteworthy events

The Vineyard Haven Library announces a new monthly event: Mahjong, the traditional Chinese version of the tile game of skill, strategy, calculation, and chance.

From Vineyard to Bali, Island woman creates bathing suit line

Four years ago, when Ashley Chase went to Bali, she didn't pack a bathing suit. One of the biggest surf spots in the world, she figured she'd buy one there.

Cards beat Tigers 7-6 in Martha’s Vineyard Little League opener

Better than the pinkletinks, a sure sign of summer showed up, Monday, April 25, when the Little League Tigers took on the Cardinals at Veira Park, Oak Bluffs, and were edged by the redbirds in a thriller, 7-6.

New Menemsha dock takes shape, as summer nears

Chuck Stevens of Mystic, Connecticut is a member of the Coast Guard auxiliary air wing.

Such a success

I thank all the people who were so helpful in making the Minnesingers's recent performance tour to Prague and Paris such a success.

Grateful parents

Good morning to all of the most wonderful folk on Martha's Vineyard.

Sheepapalooza at The FARM Institute

The FARM Institute in Edgartown seems to be having fun with its "paloozas." First was Cornapalooza in August 2007, and this weekend is Sheepapalooza

Oak Bluffs

The sun is starting to warm up the earth so that plants are awakening and starting to shoot up and actually blossom.

Compassion and wonderful care

My son and I were visiting my parents over the Easter holiday weekend.

Shopping at Edgartown Clothing Company & Edgartown Kids

Last year was the Boston Jean Company's first year in business on the Island, at 11 South Summer Street in Edgartown.

Celebrating Hospice volunteers

April is National Volunteer Month, a time to recognize and celebrate those who volunteer in communities across the country.

City or country, spring announces itself

In our new house in the city, there are bits of spring everywhere.

Martha’s Vineyard nightclub Nectar’s announces lineup

The club opens its doors on Memorial Day weekend with Grammy nominated reggae artist Don Penn on Friday, a local band party on Saturday, and Entrain on Sunday.


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