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Island schools plan to revamp mental health programs

A preliminary report outlining sweeping change needed for Island schools to provide a comprehensive and collaborative health and wellness environment sparked a call Thursday...

Island multi sport athletes medal at world championships

Bronzing took on a whole new meaning last weekend as three Island athletes took bronze medals at International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championship events...

Vineyard Cup showcases hockey’s best at MV Arena

The eighth annual East Coast Classic Vineyard Cup hockey tournament last weekend was an example of rink-ratting at the highest level, a talent showcase...

‘Keepers of the Light’ reveals generations of building community

“Keepers of the Light” is a new documentary about a small, intact Island community seen through the prism of its internationally recognized lighthouse. Nominally, the...

Champions in bloom

We’ve all seen them for years, biking, running, or swimming laps at the Y. But unless we knew the athletic history of Shelley and...

Sharks walk off with home-run derby win

The Martha’s Vineyard Sharks ended 2½ hours of Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) drama Sunday night with a 4-3 home-run derby walk-off win over...

Young Island activists continue march for their lives

Island residents Keith Chatinover, Owen Engler, and Mackenzie Condon live in a different world today. It’s a world in which they are adults and...

Search for track project manager on hold

The hunt for an owner’s project manager (OPM) for the new high school track project came to a halt with a lot of screeching...

Markey slams Trump in Tisbury

Updated June 25 Sen. Ed Markey told an overflow town hall crowd on Sunday afternoon in Vineyard Haven that “we have to continue to put...

Martha’s Vineyard Little League Red Sox top Cubs 4-1

The Red Sox got stellar pitching from Sam Zack and rode surehanded defense and a balanced hitting attack to win the Major League championship...

Return of the titan

Donald Herman is the new varsity football coach at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS). The former MVRHS football coach of 28 years was...

Women’s lacrosse pioneer Dripps joins EMASS Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Betsy Dripps met lacrosse about 60 years ago as a fourth grader at the the Shipley School outside Philadelphia. At that time, lacrosse was...

MVRHS track planners interview project managers

The facilities subcommittee of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) school committee is expected within a week to select an owner’s project manager...

MV United and NE Revs partner on future of Vineyard soccer

MV United, the Island’s youth soccer organization, has reached an agreement with the New England Revolution pro soccer team by which Revolution coaches and...

High School cost-sharing debate searches for common goal

The elephants in the room prevailed on Tuesday. After an hour of discussion Tuesday morning, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School regional agreement subcommittee...

Exploring Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn

The often uncomfortable truths depicted in “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” have made Mark Twain’s epic a favorite of generations of readers and literary...

MVRHS in two-minute drill to hire football coach

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School athletic director Mark McCarthy is running a two-minute offense to select a new MVRHS football coach by June 22,...

MVRHS track committee pushes for project manager candidates

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) facilities subcommittee will meet June 19 at 1:30 pm at MVRHS in hopes of meeting with an...

Island SPED programs get good grades

Special education programs on the Island are robust and evolving, an independent evaluator of the the special ed programs reported to the Martha’s Vineyard...

Condon advances to NE Track Championships

Mackenzie Condon hit the trifecta this season, qualifying for state, regional, and national high school track championships. The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School track...