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Bananas changes hands

“Big News from Bananas!” That was the message delivered by mail last spring to 500 customers of one of the Vineyard’s favorite clothing shops....

Cross-Country Invitational puts high school sports season into high gear

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) cross-country team played host on Saturday to an army of visiting runners and their supporters at the...

MVRHS boys soccer preview

The MVRHS boys soccer team begins the 2018 season this week with high expectations, a five-year run of success, and no small amount of...

Cross-country runners are hitting their stride

‏Like a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas, the MVRHS cross-country team materialized from the early morning mist and took shape. Staring in wonder...

Jane Bollin repeats as skillet toss champ

The 21st annual women’s skillet toss unfolded under cloudy skies on Sunday as the 2018 Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair wound down. The event produced...

Crusader for justice

Vera Shorter of Vineyard Haven is 95. She’s sharp as a tack, and doesn’t miss a beat. She’ll crack you up and set you...

Local and summer youth fine-tune skills at lacrosse clinic

The sights and sounds of young people hard at play have dominated the landscape at Nunes Field in Edgartown in recent days. The occasion...

Majors All-Star game fittingly tied

‏The midseason Major League All-Star game unfolded under blue skies and a warm sun at Penn Field on Saturday before a small but appreciative...

Girls softball falls twice to Bishop Feehan

The Shamrocks of Bishop Feehan won both ends of a double header against the Martha’s Vineyard girls softball team on Monday by decisive scores...

‏Players, families, and fans enjoy annual Little League Parade

‏ ‏Excitement and anticipation were in the air on Saturday as more than 350 Martha’s Vineyard Little Leaguers, coaches, and parents celebrated a new baseball...

Girls’ softball clinics offer instruction and enjoyment

More than 65 Island girls from age 5 to 14 have been learning the ins and outs of softball this spring, and are having...

Cubs edge Pirates in Little League majors opener

If the modest but enthusiastic crowd attending the Martha’s Vineyard Little League majors opener between the Cubs and Pirates on Monday evening seemed confused,...

Local couple in do-or-die battle with avian pests

The 2018 Goose Season is well underway, and for many Islanders that means nothing less than open warfare. For those Vineyarders living near water,...

‏Vineyard boys tennis defeats Bishop Feehan, 3-2

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys tennis team won 3-2 over a scrappy Bishop Feehan High School team on Friday. The victory came...

Edgartown claims middle school volleyball title

The Edgartown School volleyball team defeated visiting Tisbury on Thursday to capture their third consecutive Island championship. After dropping the first game, 25-21, the...

Rats scratch their way to Gibson Memorial Hockey League title

The Wharf Rats swept the Sharks in a best-of-three showdown to claim the 2018 John Gibson Memorial Hockey League championship. After narrowly surviving a semifinal...

Vineyarders drop softball home opener to Falmouth

The MVRHS girls softball team hosted the Falmouth Clippers in a non-league contest on Monday. The visitors rode strong pitching and timely hitting to...

YMCA Live, Love, Tri a good time for all

The YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard hosted its seventh annual Live, Love, Tri indoor triathlon on Saturday, March 31, attracting 45 participants ages 11 and...

MVRHS baseball gears up for new season

The 2018 MVRHS boys baseball team opens its season on Monday, April 9, in a non-league matchup at Falmouth High School. According to Coach...

Airport Fitness and Tennis is 2018 Island Cup champ

Airport Fitness and Tennis won the second annual Island Cup on Sunday in a five-match competition that pits members of the high school tennis...