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Vineyard girls basketball team defeats Ashland 49-45

Cool as ice, Katie Stewart went to the line and sank both free throws to seal the 49-45 win for the Vineyarders Tuesday in MIAA competition.

Martha’s Vineyard girls begin tourney play with 5-0 win at home

First ever tournament appearance for Martha's Vineyard girls hockey team – and it's a win.

State House hearing on striped bass draws a crowd

The two sides spent nearly five hours trying to convince lawmakers of their opposing viewpoints during a packed hearing Tuesday.

West Tisbury selectmen will craft beer and wine regs

Unlike their counterparts in Tisbury, West Tisbury selectmen said they do not want to define what constitutes a meal suitable for beer and wine.

Strong testimony at State House hearing on immigration rules

Advocates for immigrants sat visibly frustrated as they listened to testimony that portrayed illegal immigrants as responsible for numerous crimes.

Martha’s Vineyard’s Edward Hoagland aged to perfection

Though he's nearly 80 years old, Edward Hoagland is still writing up a storm, and his craft shows no signs of diminishing, thankfully.

A titanic tale for children

Greg Mone has delivered a riveting story of life and death at the turn of the 20th century aboard the Titanic.

Laughter is at the core of Charades

Games We Play: The Times takes an occassional look at the games Islanders play to enliven the seasons.

Martha’s Vineyard Mites are hockey champs

Championship weekend of tight contests for the youth hockey Mites.

Martha’s Vineyard girls play MIAA tourney opener Tuesday

Hockey boosters are urging Islanders to turn out and support the girls hockey team when it takes to the ice against Dennis-Yarmouth.

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Alexis Condon wins Edgartown School spelling bee

Alexis Condon finished first and her twin sister Mackenzie second in a 17-round spelling bee at Edgartown School on February 23.

Sherry Linthicum Winnette

Sherry Linthicum Winnette, a teacher and conservationist who was an Island resident for the latter part of her career, died on February 12 at the age of 59.

West Tisbury selectmen go back to the dogs

The owners of two Akitas will pay all boarding costs and compensate their neighbor for lost livestock but asked the town to waive its legal fees.

Tisbury’s new emergency services facility to open soon

After a long wait, Tisbury's fire, ambulance and emergency management departments anticipate a move to the new emergency services facility in about five weeks.

Tisbury businesses hope new eats bring more feet on Main Street

From burritos to clam chowder to croissants, new eateries are due to open soon that bring the promise of more menu choices to entice hungry shoppers.

A slippery tale of ICE, drugs, courts, and frustration

The arrest of Adalberto Pires took some unusual twists and turns through the justice system.