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Monthly Archives: May 2019

As Pilgrim shuts down, danger still lurks

Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station will shut down its reactor on May 31 after 47 years of operation. Built in 1972 for Boston Edison, it’s...

Closing the chasm

It took a while, but this chasm has finally been closed. After months of debate, some of it with ugly racist undertones that could have...

Boys tennis beats Barnstable, improves to 15-0

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys tennis team defeated Barnstable, 4-1, in the final home match of the regular season on a...

William J. Dias Jr.

William J. Dias Jr. (“Billy”), 77, of Vineyard Haven, died on Sunday, May 26, 2019. A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, June 8,...

Vineyard softballers rally to tame Lions

Bethany Cardoza hit a walk-off, three-run double in the bottom of the seventh inning as the Vineyarders rallied from seven runs down to beat...

Babe Ruth intra-Vineyard action

Last week, the three Vineyard Babe Ruth teams stayed home and faced off against familiar faces; namely, one another. First, the Hammerheads squeaked out a...

Boys lax falls to Whalers

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys lacrosse team traveled to Nantucket on Saturday and lost, 18-7, to the unbeaten Cape and Islands...

Kelly Klaren is South Sectional finalist

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) first singles standout Kelly Klaren lost to Notre Dame (Hingham) No. 1 Alex Prudente 6-3, 6-1, in a...

Chip Anthony Leonardi

Chip Anthony Leonardi of Chilmark passed away on May 13, 2019, in his home, surrounded by his family. He was 70 years old. He...

Yvette E. Canha

Yvette E. (Arsenault) Canha, 85, of Vineyard Haven, died on May 15, 2019, at her home. She was the wife of the late Antone...

Academic honors

Dean’s list Andrew B. Randall of Chilmark, at Northeastern University. Rae Filley of Edgartown, at Northeastern University. Brooke L. Lundgren of Edgartown,  at Northeastern University.

Aquinnah: Thank you, Mother Nature

Thank you, Mother Nature, for the beautiful weather this weekend. Although I spent most of the weekend off-Island, I know it was gorgeous here...

Harrison James Hathaway

Kelsea Silva and Tyler Hathaway of Edgartown announce the birth of a son, Harrison James Hathaway, on May 28, 2019, at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital....

Kids just want to have fun

The Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club offers a multitude of summer programs for kids that encourage active play and active thinking. From culinary...

Fishing Report: Tourneys spring into action

It was a beautiful Memorial Day weekend. The towns and beaches were flooded with visitors and Island residents alike enjoying the sunny weather. Though...

Bridge results

At the May 20, 1:15 pm game of the Edgartown Bridge Club in Vineyard Haven, 12 pairs competed. Finishing in first place were Bea...

Chilmark: The first dip of the year

Asparagus, asparagus, asparagus. One of my favorite vegetables is for sale at North Tabor Farm and other farm stands around the Island. On Tuesday,...

Aviation scholarship fund announces first recipient

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission’s Aviation Scholarship Fund, founded with the Permanent Endowment of Martha’s Vineyard, announces its first recipient, Max Smith, who will...

‘Deer, Ticks, and Tick-Borne illnesses on Martha’s Vineyard’

On Thursday, June 6, at 4:30 pm, the West Tisbury library will present a talk on “Deer, Ticks, and Tick-Borne Illnesses” on Martha’s Vineyard...

Holding Space for Pregnancy Loss training session

On June 15, from 9 am to 2 pm, Amy Wright Glenn, author of "Birth, Breath, and Death" and "Holding Space," will lead a...