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68th Derby Results

Week ending 9/24/2013

Gone Fishin’: Visiting German fisherman’s Derby catch is no wiener

Daniel Hiemer reeled in a 19.69 pound blue, the biggest in years.

American soldiers are up to the Saltwater Challenge

The fifth annual fishing vacation provides a welcome Martha's Vineyard respite for soldiers wounded in service.

Up-Island regional school committee starts new year with unexpected costs

Additional costs for residential care and English language instruction require some budget adjustments from the Up-Island Regional School District.

Ted Box announces that Seeker will move to a new home by November 15

Scow schooner will migrate along Beach Road to the Shell station.|

Downtown turnaround – planning the road back to a robust Circuit Avenue

Business leaders and public officials discuss the unique challenges confronting down-Island business districts.

Oak Bluffs selectmen vote to cut down East Chop drive to one lane

Despite local lobbying for a closure, the town will keep one lane of storm battered East Chop Drive open, for now.

Fall soccer teams take to the pitch

As the fall Cranberry League season begins to ripen, Vineyard youth soccer teams played three matches over the weekend.

Vineyard girls win two of three

In a busy stretch of three matches in five days, Martha's Vineyard played with grit and determination against Coyle Cassidy, Whitinsville, and Dennis-Yarmouth.

MV Boys blank Coyle Cassidy for fourth straight win

The Vineyarders are in top form, undefeated through seven matches and unscored upon for more than 400 minutes.

MVRHS sports highlights

The Vineyarders stood at 4-2-1 heading into a home match with Bishop Fenwick of Peabody on Wednesday afternoon.

Dredging presentation will highlight new technologies

The latest innovations aim to take the drudge out of dealing with dredging sludge.

Edgartown scallop season begins October 1

Edgartown selectmen approved dates and rule changes for the upcoming scalloping season.

Zoning change requested in West Tisbury to accommodate a marijuana dispensary

The North Tisbury mixed business district is the focus of a request to allow both cultivation and sales of medicinal marijuana.

Edgartown will take a $2 million loss on sale of the Warren House

On Monday, selectmen accepted a bid of $2.5 million for the decaying building.


Patricia Medeiros and Sam Koohy, both of Edgartown, have announced their engagement.

NSTAR public hearing comes to a close at MVC

The Martha's Vineyard Commission concluded an NSTAR public hearing Thursday, with a call for better communication in the future.

Spaces available in yoga teacher training class

Students have gone on to use their yoga training in schools, with veterans, prisoners, people with disabilities, and others.

No more chop suey and canned peas

The lunch rooms at my high school were in the cellar.