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Girls lax hangs one on Dennis-Yarmouth by 24-5 Count

Addy Hayman scored seven of her eight goals in the first half Friday to lead the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls varsity...

Dukes County commissioners approve treasurer

The Dukes County commissioners on Wednesday approved three separate requests totaling $1.5 million in long-term debt and short-term funding for the cash-strapped Martha’s Vineyard...

Time-traveling, carefully

Bow Van Riper is the research librarian at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum. As you read his history of Edgartown in his new book, part...

The elephant in the … playground?

The Chilmark board of selectmen last night vetoed a request to swap out a smaller version of a children’s circular ride called “The Elephant”...

MVRHS girls lax secures tourney berth

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls varsity lacrosse team cruised to a 16-9 win over visiting Bishop Stang High School on Wednesday,...

New prom safety plan seeks funds

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School junior class president this week established a GoFundMe account to facilitate donations for a new prom night safety...

MVRHS girls tennis wins a clash of titans

Updated May 15, 12:45p The Division 2 Vineyarders girls varsity tennis team defeated Division 1 defending state champion Sharon High School 3-2 in a marathon...

Family recalls Ben Moore’s Island contributions

Ben Moore, 83, a beloved Island architect and community leader, died at about 9 pm Thursday in his West Tisbury home, with his wife...

The ‘sons of summer’ are coming soon

Island families have the opportunity to adopt “summer sons,” as Russ Curran, general manager of the MV Sharks, likes to call his collegiate players...

MVRHS operations gets an A from auditor

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) received high marks from its auditing firm on Monday afternoon during the first of three marathon meetings held...

IGI fresh food program is a senior favorite

Island seniors using food assistance programs have been delighted over the past year with an Island Grown Initiative (IGI) program providing them with fresh...

What goes around, comes around

Saturday was a lovely day for a bike ride and Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard. The ride drew more than 600 riders who resolutely...

Reading Flannery O’Connor

At the age of 25, American writer Flannery O’Connor was diagnosed with lupus, a disease that killed her father and would take her life...

MVRHS girls lax falls to Feehan in battle of EAC heavyweights

The Vineyarders girls varsity lacrosse team lost to Bishop Feehan, 12-9, in a battle of top contenders in the Eastern Athletic Conference (EAC) at...

MVRHS girls lax handles Nantucket; Feehan next for EAC rights

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) girls varsity lacrosse team improved to 7-1 this season on Saturday, handily defeating the Nantucket Whalers (5-2)...

MVRHS Track puts up record numbers in Feehan loss

Junior Mackenzie Condon won all four of her events and set a school record in the 400-meter hurdles (64.3), freshman Amber Cuthbert set a...

Getting on track at MVRHS

Updated April 27 The facilities subcommittee of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional School Committee this week considered a list of questions for Gale Associates, a former...

Jim Rogers is new Tisbury selectman

Former Tisbury Assistant Fire Chief Jim Rogers was elected to the Tisbury board of selectmen at the town elections Tuesday with 815 votes. He...

The ball always finds you

Veteran Major League ballplayers have advised young ballplayers for generations that success in this high-stress sport is dependent on maintaining an even emotional keel....

Chilmark resident Lynn Murphy dies in motorcycle crash

Chilmark resident Lynn Murphy Jr., 39, died from injuries suffered Tuesday night around 7 pm after the motorcycle he was driving left the road...