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Racing at the speed of light

On a hot and sunny day, 101 teams of fifth graders from all the Island elementary schools gathered to race solar-powered miniature cars against...

He chose life

Suicide has been a thought in Craig A. Miller’s mind ever since he was 8 years old. His whole life he has wrestled with...

Aquinnah searches for new assessors

In the wake of the Aquinnah board of assessors losing two of its three members, town government is scrambling to fill the vacancies while...

Chappy ‘Point to Point’ road race comes to the Vineyard

Edgartown selectmen met with Richard Schifter, a seasonal resident of Chappaquiddick, to discuss a “Point to Point” road race that will start in the...

Kids just want to have fun

The Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club offers a multitude of summer programs for kids that encourage active play and active thinking.From culinary...

Girls lacrosse overwhelms Nantucket 16-3

The sun was shining and emotions were equally as bright at the girls varsity Senior Day game versus the Nantucket Whalers, where a strong...

Charter School seniors enjoy lunch with board member

The Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School (MVPCS) graduating seniors sat down to have lunch with the vice president of the MVPCS board, Steve Nierenberg,...

High school reviews regional funding formula

The high school regional agreement subcommittee met in the Performing Arts Center Wednesday to discuss possible changes to the funding formula, which dictates how...

Aquinnah to schedule additional special town meeting

The town of Aquinnah will be scheduling another special town meeting to vote on a number of new or unresolved expenses.These include voting on...

Island entrepreneur, yoga master Primo Lombardi dies

Longtime Islander Primo Lombardi died on Monday at the age of 70. Lombardi owned or operated several businesses on Martha’s Vineyard. In 1978, Lombardi...

Court officer quits amid sick-time squabble

Updated at May 22Carla Damian-Gomes recently left her 10-year position as a court officer at the Dukes County courthouse after being unable to receive...

High school denies use of buses for music festival

An off-Island company is being hired to shuttle concertgoers to and from the Beach Road Weekend music festival in Vineyard Haven, but promoters say...

Putting in the extra ef-fur-t

The Animal Shelter of Martha’s Vineyard had some additional help Friday, as 10 Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School student volunteers gave the animals some...

The power of home

Juli Vanderhoop and her native ancestors are as much a part of Aquinnah as the red clay cliffs that characterize the unique landscape.Going back...

Aquinnah voters approve $375,000 tax hike

Updated 9:40 pmVoters in Aquinnah approved a Proposition 2½ override Wednesday by a 72-41 margin.Polls closed at 8 pm.The vote was made necessary to...

Primary runway at MV Airport reopens

Updated May 15After 37 days of paving, and 22,657 tons of asphalt later, the Martha’s Vineyard Airport’s primary runway, runway 06-24, is back in...

Boys lax outpace Fairhaven, 11-8

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) varsity boys lacrosse team played their hearts out on a sunny, 60° Senior Day, beating out an...

Cindi Martin is the new airport director

Cindi Martin, former airport director for Glacier Park International Airport, has accepted a contract as the new airport director at Martha’s Vineyard Airport, and...

The Electricians

Picture this: It’s a sweltering summer day — the kind where going outside is a task in itself. The humidity soaks your shirt, and...

Science project goes international

After winning a first-place award at the Massachusetts Science and Engineering Fair for his work concerning oceanic microbes and what happens when they are...