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MVRHS sports highlights

Martha's Vineyard is 6-0-1 overall and 3-0 in the EAC as it moves through a tough stretch of five consecutive road games.

Martha’s Vineyard golfers beat Cape Tech, lose to Bishop Feehan

Matt Marchand shot a pair of 38's and Kat deBettencourt added one of her own to lead the way for the Vineyarders.

Martha’s Vineyard boys excel at 38th Manchester Invitational

Mike Schroeder and Julian Kelly took home medals as the Vineyard boys varsity finished 5th out of 35 schools and the jayvees were 10th of 44.

Martha’s Vineyard Over the Hill soccer team stays unbeaten

The Islanders defeated a scrappy FIMA FC of Braintree 2-1 in a battle of unbeatens Sunday morning at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

Edgartown should do better

The undersigned have been following the situation that has been ongoing between the town of Edgartown and Jim Klingensmith, surrounding his disabling back injury incurred while on active duty at a fire scene in Edgartown almost three years ago.

Shark tourney is a disgrace

The Monster Shark Tournament is a disgrace.

A beautiful day for the cause

We would like to thank the whole Island community for their continued support at our ongoing electronic waste and awareness collection held every Sunday now through Thanksgiving in a different Island town.

Yearns for better candidates

Since I prefer the Democratic Party, I have never voted for a Republican in the 16 presidential elections since I turned 21.

Without you, we would not have succeeded

As the First Congregational Church of West Tisbury gathers on September 30 to celebrate the completion of the first important steps in the restoration of our church building, we thank our town for the generous grant of $150,000 of Community Preservation Act funds.

Generous community

There are many benefits and hardships from living on an Island.

Grateful for hospital’s emergency care

On three occasions this summer, either my wife or I required emergency service from the Martha's Vineyard Hospital.

Thank you

As a follow up to the article written by Janet Hefler [Private affordable housing project takes shape in West Tisbury, September 13] on our affordable housing project, I would like to say thank you to the people who have contacted me with offers of materials.

Well, you could help tidy up

The negative online comment from Sandy Thirstons about the Royal Pig Pen at the Scow construction site leads me to suggest that she come down to help clean it up.

Wrist slap for the well-to-do

I have never written a Letter to the Editor, but the Hyland-O'Reilly debacle has just really pulled my chain.

A Warrior triathlete looks ahead

I am not surprised there hasn't been any sports coverage of the Vineyard Warrior Triathlon, held September 9, on the Vineyard.

The Mill Pond decision, a complex, expensive calculus

Nelson Sigelman's choice of title for his September 13 fishing column [Mill Pond is one of the dots in a bigger picture] couldn't have provided a better image for preservation of the Mill Pond and its upstream cousins: Mill, Priester, Crocker, Fisher (Woods), plus two or more smaller ponds, each with dams.

The big one – not this year, I guess

Here is some advice about hurricane preparedness.

An instance of all-in generosity

Islanders benefit from astonishing levels of private philanthropy that endows or assists so many of us, in support of services we need.