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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...

Sharks chew up Navs in opener

The stars were out early in the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks season opener Thursday night as Matt Mikulski threw six shutout innings with nine Ks,...

MVRHS explores public-private funding for school, track

Several members of the facilities subcommittee of the Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) committee plan to discuss the ways and means of public-private...

Oak Bluffs beaches: Finding the sweet spot

Updated June 5Saturday afternoon on Pay and Inkwell beaches was like a summer postcard of life on the Island. Bright sun, high 70s, gentle...

Sharks play ball!

The 2018 edition of the Martha’s Vineyard Sharks, members of the Future Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL), begins on Thursday, May 31, at 6 pm...

MVRHS boys varsity tennis drops a pair to D1 Sharon

A young Vineyarder boys varsity tennis team dropped a pair of truncated matches, 5-0 and 3-2, to the Sharon High School Eagles on Monday...

MV Youth Lax turns in two beauties in weekend play

Martha’s Vineyard Youth Lacrosse teams had a full complement of games last weekend, highlighted by two extraordinary contests featuring the Under-15 girls and Under-15...

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, 12:45pThe 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...