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Spring soccer gets underway

Soccer players young and old took to the pitch at Veterans Memorial Park in Vineyard Haven last weekend as the spring season got underway.

Island Gymnastics hosts Sandcastle meet

Island Gynmastics hosted the Sandcastle meet Sunday. Islanders competed with gymnasts from the New England Sports Academy (NESA) and In Flight.

Travel hoops showcase

Vineyard travel hoopsters Erin Hill and Mya Houston joined 25 of the state's premier players in the Selecthoops Showcase in Mansfield last weekend.

Sports highlights

The MVRHS track teams won the first meet of the season Tuesday in Abbington.

A roundabout route to the roundabout

A roundabout at the "blinker" intersection of Edgartown-Vineyard Haven, Barnes, and Airport roads in Oak Bluffs has been in the works for 10 years.

Recommendations to voters

Oak Bluffs voters and taxpayers have a good thing going.


The power of the press.


Spring clean your house and benefit the Island.


The Island has been a little too exciting lately with the shootings in West Tisbury and then the car accident that killed two people last week in Aquinnah.


Everywhere I look there are daffodils in bloom.

West Tisbury

What a busy time with Easter, Passover, Annual Town Meeting and elections.

Oak Bluffs

This weekend promises to be filled with weekend visitors, hopefully warmer weather, Easter Church services, the opening of the Flying Horses (I am dating myself) and of course numerous Easter Egg Hunts.

Jean Morgan Bryant

Jean Morgan Bryant of Edgartown died on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Windemere.

From Beantown to Edgartown, Boston comics enliven Vineyard winter

In an effort to attract off-season clientele, the Harbor View experimented with nightclub style entertainment this year, and the crowd seemed to love it.

Easter dining on Martha’s Vineyard

I don't know why Easter and brunch go hand in hand. You hardly ever hear of anyone talking about Easter dinner and certainly not Easter breakfast.

Spring strings on Martha’s Vineyard

This past Sunday, April 1, Rebecca Barca-Tinus led 38 studentsin the annual Spring String Concert at the Old Whaling Church.

Slow Food Martha’s Vineyard shows “The Economics of Happiness”

The award-winning documentary is by Ms. Norberg-Hodge, Steven Gorelick, and John Page, members of the International Society for Ecology and Culture.

Noteworthy events

Events at The Pit Stop, Chilmark Library, Electronics Disposal Day, and a Full Moon 50+ Singles Social.

Reel Picks: More about movies playing this week

Loosely based on the 1980s TV show.