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Vineyard eighth grade girls hoopsters state runners-up

The Martha’s Vineyard eighth grade girls travel basketball team played in the Massachusetts State Travel Championship tourney last weekend, at the Mass Premier Courts...

High school tennis court cleanup scheduled

Help the Martha’s Vineyard High School tennis teams to a winning season by volunteering to hang the wind screens and clean up the MVRHS...

MVRHS spring sports preview part 1

With the latest snow storm wreaking havoc upon the Vineyard, the spring sports season is set to begin this weekend.

RCBL finals tied, 1-1

The Suns beat the Heat 98-88, to force a decisive third game Monday night.

Info session for summer youth triathlon clinic

A free information session regarding a new youth triathlon clinic, offered as part of this year’s Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Summer Programs, will...

Team 2 number one in Team Tennis

The Deuces beat top seeded Scared Hitless to win the title

Vineyard Squirts ice Nantucket

The Martha’s Vineyard Squirt I team skated to the Cape and Islands championship Sunday in Hyannis with a dramatic 2-1 overtime win over the...

DCR seeks to fill State Forest supervisor position

The state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is accepting applications until April 7 to fill the forest and park supervisor job at the...

DMF approves new commercial striped bass regulations

The Division of Marine Fisheries lengthened the season and reduced daily catch limits.

Hector Asselin – a very Vineyard life

It was not until they reached an airbase that he and his companions were told they were on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard. The base, now the Martha’s Vineyard Airport, would eventually house approximately 500 servicemen. Hector enjoyed his job as an Aerial Gunnery Trainer running movie projectors, so much so, that he set up a small movie theater, complete with stage, 16 mm movie projector and projection booth. He ran old-time movies for the guys at night.

Mill Brook water study is not good news for wild brook trout

The Mill Brook begins in Chilmark, passes through several artificial impoundments in West Tisbury, such as Mill Pond, and streams into Tisbury Great Pond. A combination of dams and changes made for agricultural purposes have altered the ecosystem, limiting habitat for brook trout that were once in abundance on the Island.

Mill Brook presentation described the natural possibilities

The Island’s streams have always struck me as a bit incongruous in the Vineyard landscape: cold, gravel-bottomed, and often flowing quickly down fairly steep gradients, they seem like bits of Vermont transplanted to the coast.

Drug task force arrests two repeat offenders on drug charges

One of the two men was arrested last month, and the other was recently released from the house of correction.

Oak Bluffs selectmen honor Peter Martell

Former Oak Bluffs emergency management director Peter Martell was honored with a certificate of appreciation by the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen at their...

B-Strong adds certifications

Heather Neal and Craig Yuhas of B-Strong in Oak Bluffs recently obtained Level 1 certifications as Fascial Stretch Therapists. Fascial stretching is a method...

John Rose appointed Oak Bluffs fire chief

The Oak Bluffs selectmen voted unanimously and enthusiastically to appoint acting fire chief John Rose as the permanent fire chief for the town, at...

The justice system too often fails us

Don’t miss the account this morning of the career of 31-year-old Matthew P. Tucci, who was arrested last week. Again. This time for dealing...

Sportsetera: Opening Day

‘Cuz before Shem Feller tolled the lineups and a pol threw out the first pitch, the Red Sox were in first place and would remain there for at least two hours. Maybe longer if Teddy Ballgame crushed one...Opening Day creates an ascendancy in our spirit.

Not high enough

To the Editor: Your March 20 photo and report  about jacking up MV Marina (on Lagoon Pond Road) deserves greater explanation. True, the new pilings...

Thanks for your support

To the Editor: Once again, I would like to thank you and the staff of The Martha’s Vineyard Times for your continued support of the...