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Through his lens

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A first read of “Asia Calling: A Photographer's Notebook 1980-1997” will grab you, though not likely in ways you were expecting. Documentary photographer Ed Grazda...

Book biz booms

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"Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me": That title has been rattling around my head for the past year. Richard Fariña’s...

Herman retires as MVRHS football coach

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  Updated Dec. 22 Donald Herman has been teaching teenagers how to play football for more than 40 years, first in his native Georgia, and, since...

Vineyarders lose a wild one, 30-24, to end gridiron season

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The Vineyarders and the David Prouty High School (Spencer) Panthers put on an offensive fireworks display last Saturday in their season-ending games before Prouty...

Chippy D-Y chills MVRHS gridders, 29-7

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The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School gridders succumbed to the Dennis-Yarmouth High School Dolphins by a 29-7 count on Saturday afternoon at Dan McCarthy...

Purple overwhelms John Paul II 38-6

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Updated Nov. 8 The Vineyarder football team dismantled a controversy-riven St. John Paul II (JP II) team by a 38-6 score on Friday night in...

Weather, outages push Island Cup to Sunday

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The combination of Saturday’s weather forecast and existing power outages has pushed the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) and Nantucket High School annual...

Purple crushes Cathedral 32-0 in first win

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Hallelujah, they are off the schneid. The heretofore winless Vineyarders handed Cathedral (Boston) a 32-0 homecoming game thrashing Friday night at Dan McCarthy Field in...

Just getting there was a major hurdle

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We’re told that things go bump when Mercury is in retrograde. That moon phase ended this weekend, but not before the Vineyarder gridders had...

Oh, those growing pains

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Oh boy. Feels like it’s head-check time for the Vineyarder gridders after a 15-7 overtime loss last Friday night to a winless (0-3) Sharon High...

Purple lose 28-0 to Sandwich

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Things are not good in the Vineyarder football neighborhood, as the Purple fell to 0-3 Friday night after a 28-0 loss to the Sandwich...

MVRHS drops an 8-6 squeaker in OT

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Updated Even before Vineyarder senior and cheerleader Gracie Scheller’s customized version of the national anthem wafted over Dan McCarthy field Saturday night, a full house...

Seekonk trims Vineyarders

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The Vineyarder varsity footballers opened the fall 2021 season with a 27-6 loss to the Seekonk High School Warriors on Friday night at Seekonk. Seekonk...

Football season begins with some heavy lifting

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The 2021 Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School football team will begin preparation for the fall season on Sunday, August 15, with a Lift-a-Thon event...

The unknown journey of Lucy Stone

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Katherine A. Sherbrooke has written a gripping and important fictionalized memoir of Lucy Stone, fierce abolitionist and the earliest public proponent of women’s rights...

Life as we live it

Oh my. John Hough Jr. has written a brilliant, wise, and often heartbreaking novel.  In “The Sweetest Days,” his sixth novel, the West Tisbury author and...

Full-blooded characters

“Strange Love” is both a strange and lovely new novel by Fred Waitzkin. It’s a complex story, riven with threads of disillusionment, self-deception, wacky...

Under the sea

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Vineyard resident Greg Mone has written an intense and phantasmagorical young adult novel of a future world in the U.S. after the climate change...

COVID case cancels Island Cup 

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The Island spring football season is over, not with a bang, but a whimper. The much-awaited 41st annual Island Cup football game between Martha’s Vineyard...

ORR visits MVRHS on Saturday

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The Vineyarder football team will play against Old Rochester Regional High School at 3:30 pm on Saturday at Dan McCarthy Field in Oak Bluffs,...