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Martha’s Vineyard to host NCAA men’s hockey tourney

Men’s hockey teams from Salve Regina University, Elmira College, Hobart College, and Curry College will face off during two days at the Martha’s Vineyard...

Vineyard Frisbee golfers ring in the New Year

The cold, quiet woodlands of the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest just off Barnes Road echoed with cries of “Fore!” on Friday as 54...

Make your mark on 2016 with a Martha’s Vineyard calendar

Everybody and everything from the chirpy morning talk show host to your iPhone and computer insists on telling you the date. But why settle...

High school principal candidates present a variety of experience

The three finalists for the job of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School principal received high praise from colleagues and supervisors in a series of...

Tisbury will hold special town meeting Tuesday

Tisbury voters will be asked to take action on town money matters when they gather for a special town meeting at 7 pm, Tuesday,...

Vineyard girls beat Cathedral in thriller, 58-56

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School girls varsity basketball team was back in action Saturday at home, where they took on a powerful team...

VTA raises prices on six categories of bus passes

In keeping with a five-year business plan, the cost of Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) bus passes increased on Jan. 1.The seven-day pass went from...

Edgartown selectmen caution against hasty school-choice funding changes

Edgartown selectmen Monday urged a group of Martha’s Vineyard school officials to exercise caution as the all-Island school committee prepares to reevaluate how the...

Catherine A. Curran

Catherine A. Curran of Bourne, formerly of Oak Bluffs, died Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015, at Cape Cod Hospital in Hyannis. She was 93.Catherine A....

This was then: Fancy poultry

When new millionaire William Barry Owen retired from the gramophone business in London and headed back to his native Vineyard Haven in 1904, he...

Academic honors

Dean’s listSteven J. Perzanowski of West Tisbury, at Western New England University.Falmouth Academy Head of School’s listGrade 11Samuel Graber-Hahn of Vineyard Haven.Grade 10Charles Fenske...

Poet’s Corner: Dune

By Steve EwingGreat sentinel of sandhow quietlyyou standand slowlyshedyourselfinto the seaBeaches sprawlbeneathapronsat your feetwhile silentlyyou creepawayinto the deep(Truro)Steve Ewing is a dock builder, living...

Vineyard scores in Cape Cod Basketball League play

In Cape Cod Basketball League play over the weekend, the Martha’s Vineyard boys eighth grade team beat Bourne 55-17, led by Ben Peter’s four...

Geraldo Ferreira memorial

The life of the beloved member of the Island community Geraldo Ferreira, "Gerry," will be remembered and celebrated this Sunday, Jan. 10, at 1...

Woman pulled to safety from devastating Oak Bluffs house fire

Updated 5 pm, WednesdayQuick action by a neighbor, Oak Bluffs police, firefighters, and emergency medical personnel helped save the life of a woman who was overcome...

Joan M. Andrews

Joan M. (Duart) Andrews of Vineyard Haven died on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, at Cape Cod Hospital, surrounded by her family. She was 58.Joan...

Real Estate Transactions: December 28, 2015 to January 1, 2016

EdgartownDec. 30, Evelyn F. Macomber sold 49 Nineteenth St. North to Jennifer M. Rumbough for $645,000.Dec. 30, Carl G. Gilmore, trustee of the Carl...

Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center will host special Shabbat service

On Friday, Jan. 15, at 5:30 pm, a Shabbat service at the Martha’s Vineyard Hebrew Center will pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther...

Oak Bluffs: 2016 Celebrations

New Year’s Eve was celebrated with our continuing fall-like weather, and it appeared that the restaurants and hotels were the site of many people’s...

Bridge notes

At the Edgartown Bridge Club on Dec. 28, eight pairs competed. Finishing in first place were Ken Judson and Anita Persson, followed by Dave...