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Saving his best for last

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In an overtime win against Dennis-Yarmouth, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School goalie Graham Stearns can be seen skating the length of the ice to...

TestMV site to close with numbers shrinking

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The TestMV site, which has been providing COVID-19 testing since June 2020, is closing at the end of this month due to a precipitous...

Tisbury finally sets town meeting, election dates

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Voters will go to town meeting on April 12 for the last time in the Tisbury School’s gym, but they’ll have to wait until...

And then there were two

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For the first time in 2022, the number of weekly positive COVID-19 cases is in the single digits. The number of positive test results...

Land Bank spends $8 million for Quenomica Point

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The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank Commission has purchased a 21-acre property at Quenomica Point in Edgartown, along the Edgartown Great Pond, for $8 million. The...

India Rose recognized statewide for leadership

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India Rose said she was both surprised and thrilled to learn that she had been nominated by state Rep. Dylan Fernandes, D-Falmouth, for her...

Ferry delay caused by slip work

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The Steamship Authority says work being done on a slip in Vineyard Haven caused the MV Woods Hole to be delayed arriving by 30...

West Tisbury wins hoop championship

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The West Tisbury Hawks middle school basketball team was able to fend off a tough Oak Bluffs team to win the middle school basketball...

Big win in final seconds

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The MVRHS girls hockey team lost two games — one to Nauset and another to Barnstable — and then had an exciting win in the final...

Scoop: Mad Martha’s is moving

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The Mad Martha’s ice cream shop in Vineyard Haven is moving from its Main Street location to 24 Union St., owner Brook Katzen confirmed. “The...

‘A joy to be around’

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Jack Shea died on Sunday and if you knew him you’re no doubt feeling a tremendous sense of loss at reading those words. Jack was...

‘Dilapidated’ building will remain, for now

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Robert Sawyer has withdrawn an application seeking to demolish a building at 3 Uncas Ave. in Oak Bluffs — a 4-bedroom house with a one-bedroom...

‘The place just went electric’

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys hockey team had put itself in a ticklish spot. Tied 1-1 in overtime against Whitman-Hanson on Saturday...

Married to a soup-er woman

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As faithful readers know, I’ve been on a bit of a soup kick lately. It makes for a great lunch and with the weather...

What Are You watching?

“Succession” Last week Connie Berry wrote about the delightful Netflix series “After Life.” I totally agree with her review and recommendation.  I bring this up to...

Blizzard packed a wallop

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Updated Jan. 30 Eversource is chipping away at power outages on the Island Sunday. After more nearly 3,000 customers were without electricity at the height...

Reservations open for summer travel

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The Steamship Authority opened the online reservations for summer trips to and from Martha’s Vineyard Tuesday. And despite some turbulent openings in recent years,...

Rob Galibois to seek open DA’s seat

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Rob Galibois, 52, a defense attorney with extensive ties to the Cape and Islands, has confirmed he will seek the Democratic nomination for Cape...

Girls hockey team hoists tourney trophy

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The Martha’s Vineyard girls hockey team invited three teams to the Island over the weekend, and sent them all back on the ferry disappointed...

Mansion House pays for illegal water pumping

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The Mansion House Inn paid $21,400 for illegally pumping an estimated 15,000 to 25,000 gallons of groundwater per day into the town’s wastewater treatment...