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Vineyard alums play in holiday showdowns

Vineyard alumni played in hockey and basketball games held last Friday at the MV Arena and the Sancy Pachico gym.

Sports highlights

The West Tisbury girls almost let one get away against the Oak Bluffs Blazers on Dec.

From bonobos to The Boogies, a bit of everything on New Year’s

Ring in 2012 with a bang or with a quiet evening of acoustic music. A bash at the Harbor View Hotel and a benefit concert top the list.

Edward S. Redstone

Edward S.

Martha’s Vineyard offers many choices to dine out on New Year’s

Bidding adieu to the past while optimistically saluting the future doesn't have to be extravagant, and there is a range of options on the Vineyard.

Kwanzaa: A celebration of family & culture

Kwanzaa, a holiday in its 46th year, has been celebrated on the Vineyard for 8 years. The 7-day holiday begins on December 26, and ends on Jan. 1.

Santa donned skates to benefit girls hockey program

On Christmas Eve day, Santa visited the M.V. Arena in Oak Bluffs to have an afternoon skate to benefit MVRHS's Girls Hockey program.

Photos: Vineyard musicians gather for pre-holiday jam

The gathering included Willy Mason, Brad Tucker, and Nina Violet.

Waiting for the perfect home

Dogs and cats at Animal Shelter of Martha's Vineyard learn new tricks, play with volunteers and hope to find a new family very soon.

The Times is remodeling; work will be done Sunday

An architectural model depicts planned renovations to The Times office. Merry Christmas.

Martha’s Vineyard real estate: Looking back – part 2 of 3

Island agencies tell us what they think about the real estate market in 2011.

SSA’s Katama in collision with lobster boat

Collision between motor vessel and Katama a lobster boat operated by Glenn Pachico of Vineyard Haven yielded no injuries, very minor damage.

West Tisbury

It's finally been cold enough to wear a winter coat.


Congratulations to Richard Paradise and the MV Film Society.

Oak Bluffs

Not much news this week and probably just as well as for the last 10 days I have been laid low by a nasty virus.


The kids are out of school for vacation beginning tomorrow, and with any luck, we'll soon be hearing news of Santa's sleigh circling the Martha's Vineyard Airport amid the single props.


Oh, we're almost there.


Describe your Christmas tree to me.