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The digital age beckons

Updated 7 pmTisbury’s board of selectmen (BOS) and several town officials spent 90 minutes Saturday morning mostly talking about implementing a sweeping project to...

Getting ready for state tourney

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys varsity cross-country took third place among the 45 Division II high school teams competing in the...

MVRHS tunes up Monomoy 36-8, with Nantucket on its mind

The Vineyarders of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) tuned up for the Island Cup game next week with a convincing 36-8 win over...

Dollars and sense

The budgeting process has begun with a new wrinkle for the aging Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School’s (MVRHS) 2020–2021 fiscal year, which began July...

Shark’s short stories

“A World of Good,” a work of short story fiction by Dan Sharkovitz. Copyright 2019 by Dan Sharkovitz. 49 pages in glossy paperback. Self-published....

Brazilian custom finds a place on the Island

Ashley Cardoso and Hevelyn Dias were anxious last week about how things would go on Thursday.Eighth graders at the Edgartown School, Ashley and Hevelyn...

MVRHS gridders lose 28-26 after Sandwich comeback

Pass the Rolaids.The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) gridders showed their signature flash and panache most of Saturday night before a few miscues...

Some testy tones as Tisbury School plan unveiled

A plan to remediate lead paint conditions at the ailing Tisbury School got a rocket boost Thursday afternoon when Massachusetts authorities greenlighted a waiver...

School adopts Brazilian custom of Children’s Day

On Thursday, Oct. 10, Edgartown School children, parents, and staff will celebrate Children’s Day, or Dia das Crianças, as the nearly 100-year-old custom is...

MCAS results create better reading opportunities

A generous dose of sweetness and light, some angst around MCAS results, and some moments of sadness were observed at the regular monthly meeting...

Good news: Tisbury School reunited by year’s end

At the end of a long day, it wasn’t all they hoped for, but it was something.And Island School Superintendent Matt D’Andrea had the...

Boys Soccer beats Barnstable 1-0 on Knight penalty kick

The Vineyarder boys varsity soccer team played a superb soccer match at home on Saturday night, defeating Barnstable High School 1-0 on a second-half...

MVRHS rolls 34-6 at Bourne

Antone Moreis ran for a historic five touchdowns as the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) varsity football team continued its winning ways with...

Falmouth schools MVRHS Lady Booters, 4-0

The very young Vineyarder girls varsity team got older and wiser on Thursday, dropping a 4-0 home match to the senior-heavy, tournament-experienced Falmouth High...

Fred Waitzkin pens a real-life morality tale

“What makes us men is that we can think logically. What makes us human is that we sometimes choose not to.”  –from Roger Ebert’s...

‘The Cat Hollow Mystery’

Tom Brokaw called his book “The Greatest Generation,'' referring to World War II–era Americans, and the Island has an example of their grit in...

Her mission continues at Post 257 and beyond

Updated Sept. 29There are two sides to every story, we are told, but that seems not to be true of Jo Ann Murphy.No matter...

Vineyarders gave undefeated state champs all they wanted

The mountain came to Muhammad on Thursday afternoon, and the craggy beast just barely escaped.The mountainous Nauset High School boys soccer team, undefeated in...

MVRHS boys soccer falls to mighty Concord-Carlisle, tops Sandwich

We know you get better by playing the best.The Vineyarder boys soccer team may have gotten a lot better in Saturday’s 2-0 loss to...

MVRHS field hockey tumbles to Falmouth in second half

The Vineyarder varsity field hockey team played a wonderful first half and an entirely forgettable second half on Friday, en route to a disappointing...