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Bishop Stang, Martha’s Vineyard boys, skate to 4-4 tie

The Vineyarders led 3-1 and 4-3 but couldn't hold on for the win in an Eastern Athletic Conference matchup Wednesday at the M.V. Arena.

Martha’s Vineyard girls skate past BMW, 3-1

Aubrey Ashmun scored twice and Kassidy Bettencourt once as the Vineyarders picked up two crucial points in the push for the playoffs.

Martha’s Vineyard beats Somerset Berkley in girls hoops

Maggie Riseborough, Jenny Lindland, and Katie Stewart paced the Vineyard attack in a tough, physical 58-44 league win over the Lady Raiders.

West Tisbury forum airs competing visions for Mill Pond

The options include dredging, weed maintenance, and removal of the historic dam.

Open forum Monday to discuss gun control legislation

There will be an open forum Monday, February 4 to discuss support of Senator Diane Feinstein's gun control bill that would regulate assault weapons, require universal background checks and place a limit on magazine capacity.

Monday services scheduled for Linda Marinelli, dead at 81

A hard working woman and not at all retiring, she ran a bay scallop processing business before becoming a force in Oak Bluffs civic and political life.

Manison House fitness director attends ECA World Fitness Conference

Mansion House fitness director Brenda Wallis will attend the ECA World Fitness Conference in New York City on February 7 to learn about current fitness trends, new exercises, equipment and the latest industry news, according to a press release.

Six-month school suspension is an extreme punishment, therapist says

The psychologist, who specializes in working with young people, said it is an unnecessary punishment.

Mother says high school student exclusion policy is overly harsh

The 15-year-old sophomore, excluded for smoking marijuana, is not eligible to re-enter the high school until Sept. 5, 2013.

Edgartown supports contract for Comcast cable to Chappaquiddick

After nearly two years of negotiation, selectmen say they agree the contract is the best deal available.

Tisbury selectman will interview administrator candidates Saturday

The three finalists all have administrative experience and a fondness for the Vineyard.

Chappaquiddick DAS draws no wireless takers

Mobile phone carriers have shown no interest in providing wireless service to the remote island through a distributed antennae system.

New York woman sentenced to prison in drug trafficking case

Mitefea Kelly, described as a drug courier from the Hollis neighborhood of Queens, New York, was carrying 270 grams of cocaine when arrested.

Dukes County grand jury indicts Worcester man on drug charge

A Dukes County Superior Court grand jury, meeting on Tuesday, January 29, indicted John J.

Sprinkler problem at Oak Bluffs ferry terminal

Oak Bluffs firefighters and Steamship Authority personnel responded to an alarm at the Oak Bluffs terminal late Tuesday evening where they found a malfunctioning sprinkler system and a leaking pipe.

Sylvia L. Weiss

Sylvia Lee (Day) Weiss of Oak Bluffs died on Monday evening, January 28, after a short illness.

Martha’s Vineyard District Court report

January 10, 2013 Anthony J. Deharo, Vineyard Haven; DOB 2/22/69, OUI-liquor or .08%, 2nd offense: guilty – 2 ½; years in the house of correction,...

Academic Honors

Zoe Fisher of Aquinnah at Roger Williams University in Bristol, R.


Marlin S.