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Charter school strikes for climate change

More than a dozen students from the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School were at Five Corners in Vineyard Haven Friday to strike against climate...

MVRHS adds contingency line to budget

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) will add a line item in their budget to be used only for emergency spending that will...

MVRHS soccer coach suspended

Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) boys soccer coach John Walsh has been suspended for the first two games of next season following an...

Unbridled ambition

Islander Ava Stearns added yet another accomplishment to her equestrian career after winning tricolor honors at the 2019 ASPCA Maclay National Championship alongside her...

Join the (Mug) Club

Updated 11/14There are few things more satisfying than that first sip of crisp beer out of a specialty stein, but the Barn Mug Club...

‘There will probably be an impeachment’

In order to understand the current state of government under the Trump administration, retired professor Jack Fruchtman says it is essential to understand past...

MVY Co-Op brings affordable organics to the Island

Martha’s Vineyard is at the forefront of a worldwide effort to reduce plastic consumption and waste, but it can still be difficult to find...

Veterans honored in Oak Bluffs

The annual Veterans Day parade in Oak Bluffs honored those who served in the armed forces, and drew a number of onlookers on an...

MVRHS receives Special Olympics banner

—The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) was deemed a Special Olympics Banner School at Thursday’s unified basketball home game against Falmouth.The high school...

Aquinnah may go green

Aquinnah may be one of the next towns in Massachusetts to be designated a Green Community.At Tuesday’s meeting, selectmen met with co-chair of the...

Student-led broadcast receives help from MVTV

A new initiative at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) gives students firsthand experience with broadcast media, and keeps both students and faculty informed...

Where to walk during hunting season

The Island is famous for its picturesque walking trails that seem to wind endlessly through the thick woods, especially during the fall when the...

School discusses possibilities for field side of Sanderson Avenue

School officials are beginning to look at how Huntress Associates’ athletic field plan will work in concert with other large capital projects that may...

Plastic Free MV wins environmental campaign contest

Plastic Free MV, the group that recently championed a bylaw in all up-Island towns banning small, single-use plastic water and soda bottles from sale,...

Weinstein’s name overlooked on MVH plaque

A permanent plaque recognizing Harvey Weinstein as a donor to the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital (MVH) capital campaign in 2007 remained in a prominent spot...

Homelessness closely linked with health issues

Many homeless people on-Island and elsewhere are either homeless because of health issues, or have health issues because they are homeless. When someone is poor...

Oak Bluffs planners hear turf debate

The Oak Bluffs planning board heard from both sides of a long-running debate surrounding a proposed synthetic turf field at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional...

Get ready for a frightfully fun Halloween

Whether you are looking to create your own spooky costume, or carve your most creative jack-o’-lantern out of a homegrown Morning Glory Farm pumpkin,...

Planners discuss relationship with commission

All-Island Planning Board members noted a significant lack of communication between the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) and town planning boards at a meeting at...

Aquinnah special town meeting short of quorum

The Aquinnah special town meeting failed to reach a quorum Tuesday night, as 27 voters showed up, and 37 were needed to do the...