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Martha’s Vineyard beats Bishop Stang; Coach Herman gets 200th win

The Vineyarders stopped a three game losing skid and got back over .500 with their first league win of the season.

Stretch of northbound East Chop Drive closed above fragile bluff

Erosion, and the threat to clifftop East Chop Drive, leads to road closing and puzzle over what to do next.

Knife wielding dope robbers get long prison sentences

Brian Gromoshak and Demetrio Garcia, both well known to police, will go to state prison after indictments and convictions in Superior Court.

Plymouth South eliminates Vineyard in field hockey tourney opener

Plymouth South scored with two minutes remaining to send the host Vineyarders to an early exit from the state tournament.

Sports highlights

The MV United Under-14 girls stayed unbeaten at eight wins and no defeats with a 2-0 win Saturday at Stoughton.

MVRHS sports highlights

A nightmarish October continued for the Vineyarders who have dropped three straight games and been outscored 125-20.

Robbie Douglas wins the North American Speed Sailing Invite title

Robbie Douglas of Vineyard Haven, the world's fastest kiteboarder won against 13 of the world's best in the Oct. 15-30 event held off of the Vineyard.

The boys of winter are back as RCBL basketball returns

The Heat play the Lakers and the Suns meet the Bulls Monday night at the Boys and Girls Club in Edgartown as the RCBL returns after a one year hiatus.

Pardon the interruption

There was no trouble Monday during Sandy's visit, none on Tuesday as we assessed the damage.

Sandy takes a bite out of Martha’s Vineyard

None of it was unexpected for Islanders used to winter storms reshaping beaches, or even catastrophic "” except perhaps for lovers of Lucy Vincent Beach.

Local meat, just in time for the holidays

"I have yet to eat any locally produced food that is not superior to anything trucked onto the Island."

Foraging: an opportunity to go wild on Martha’s Vineyard

Turn a walk into an expedition to gather flora to make your own centerpiece.

Noteworthy events on Martha’s Vineyard

Hess is More, the brain-child of Danish composer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Mikkel Hess, is performing on Friday, November 2, at Dreamland in Oak Bluffs.

Editor’s pick of this week’s happenings

Friends and family of Tim Fullin of Vineyard Haven are having a benefit party at the Portuguese-American Club this Saturday, Nov.

Tonight: Harvest dinner will show off Martha’s Vineyard student produce

Enjoy a locally-sourced dinner at the M.V. Regional High School on November 5.

Book suggestions for young adults

"Burn For Burn" by Siobhan Vivian & Jenny Han – This series-starter is set on fictional, postcard-perfect "Jar Island," home to charming tourist shops, pristine beaches, amazing oceanfront homes.

A good move for Midnight Farm on Martha’s Vineyard

Midnight Farm has relocated to the former home of the Bunch of Grapes, and owner Tamara Weiss is happy about it.

Cooler weather means hotter cocktails

Instead of muddling mint for a mojito, warm up with hot apple cider, drinks made with cinnamon whiskey, and apple and pumpkin beverages.

Chilmark selectmen hire group to study Lucy Vincent erosion

The goal of the study is to come up with the least aggressive and most cost-effective solutions to slowing erosion along Chilmark Pond and Lucy Vincent Beach.

Shakespeare for the Masses returns with “King John”

As usual with Shakespeare for the Masses, the adaptation is short, funny, and physically lively.