Monthly Archives: May 2019

Playoff seedings set for MVRHS tennis, lax

The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) today posted seedings for the upcoming high school state tournaments in team tennis and lacrosse. Four Vineyard teams...

Major electrical work slated for Vineyard Haven terminal Monday

The Steamship Authority will work June 3 to 7 on two decayed transformer blocks at its Vineyard Haven terminal. Lawrence Lynch Corp. of Falmouth...

Sponsored: Real Estate Confidential: Family Homes for Islanders

Real Estate Confidential is a weekly chit-chat about new listings, sales, or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard Real Estate market, by Fred...

Mackenzie Condon heads for the ‘Yard’

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School track star Mackenzie Condon signed her letter of intent to continue clearing hurdles at Harvard University next year. As...

MV Governor returns to service

The elder statesman of the Steamship Authority (SSA) fleet, the MV Governor, returned to service Thursday night after an engine problem sent it to...

TCI offers VTA drivers, union final contract

After three days of negotiations, Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) bus drivers and the union representing them were given a final contract offer from Transit...

He chose life

Suicide has been a thought in Craig A. Miller’s mind ever since he was 8 years old. His whole life he has wrestled with...

Yard Sales: June 1-2

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MVRHS lax squads await postseason seeding

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) varsity girls lacrosse team beat St. John Paul II (SJP) 18-9 on Wednesday to finish the regular...

Tribe, town make their pleas in federal court

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and the town were back in familiar territory — at odds in Judge F. Dennis Saylor IV’s...

Bridget’s back

People traveling from the Oak Bluffs Steamship Authority terminal on May 15 were treated to a familiar sight, the effervescent Bridget Tobin waving to...

Joyce Marie Freeman

Joyce Marie Freeman died on May 16 at Massachusetts General Hospital. She was 72. Joyce was born on May 2 1947 in Bridgeport Conn....

Condon makes MVRHS history in all-state pentathlon win

Updated June 1 Mackenzie Condon became the first female all-state champion in Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) athletic history, winning the pentathlon event on...

Vineyard softballers sweep O’Bryant in Senior Day twin bill

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) softball team celebrated Senior Day and their final home date of the season with a doubleheader sweep...

Good eats

The annual Martha’s Vineyard Restaurant Week is upon us, taking place June 2 through 6. The five-day event features opportunities for restaurants to showcase...

Aquinnah searches for new assessors

In the wake of the Aquinnah board of assessors losing two of its three members, town government is scrambling to fill the vacancies while...

West Tisbury: Affordable housing loner, for now

The West Tisbury affordable housing committee held a meeting with West Tisbury selectmen on May 29 at the Howes House. Housing Bank advocates also...

Leadership change at Big Brothers Big Sisters

The advisory board chair for Big Brothers Big Sisters on Martha’s Vineyard, Connie Alexander, will step down as chairwoman at the end of September. For...

End expropriation and exploitation of Native American lands

From the very first moments that whites entered New England and the “New World,” they began their centuries-long sordid expropriation and exploitation of native...

Chappy ‘Point to Point’ road race comes to the Vineyard

Edgartown selectmen met with Richard Schifter, a seasonal resident of Chappaquiddick, to discuss a “Point to Point” road race that will start in the...