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Innovation Arts acquires two major Island festivals

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Innovation Arts and Entertainment, the company that brings thousands of concertgoers to the Island during the summer for Beach Road Weekend, is acquiring the...

Kalleb Oliveira wins Islandwide spelling bee

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The Islandwide spelling bee returned to the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School Performing Arts Center (PAC) Friday after the competition was canceled for two...

Gentle lentil

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I love lentils — they’re so versatile and healthy, and they basically assume the taste of anything you mix them with. Some prefer whipping...

‘A truly epic story’

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An epic theater production, by definition, should include elements of love, tragedy, passion, and persistence, and should lift the audience from the role of...

‘So much more than a vacation space’

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Darci Schofield has been chosen as the new Islands director of the Trustees of Reservations, replacing Sam Hart, who stepped down last year in...

Annual painting at high school covers murals

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Regularly scheduled painting at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) has covered up some wall murals made by students, but school officials say...

Arrow-dynamics

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“It’s really all about being graceful,” bowhunter Brian Welch said as he nocked his 100-grain field-point arrow to his bowstring. “Like any of the...

MSBA and funding formula discussion postponed 

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A Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) committee joint meeting with Island school districts and select boards scheduled for Monday, March 14, has been...

PEER files formal complaint against turf manufacturers

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The Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) nonprofit collective has issued a complaint against artificial turf manufacturers, alleging they violated the Federal Trade Commission...

Shipshape

Peering out the doorway of the Gannon & Benjamin Marine Railway all coated in sawdust, the Old Sculpin catboat waits for the day its...

Compassion in every bite

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Updated March 14 Sometimes, when someone is struggling, the simplest act of kindness can make a big difference in that person’s life.  On Martha’s Vineyard, the...

Retail with a mission

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A new secondhand store is coming to Main Street in Tisbury that will serve as a community center and a place where folks of...

MVRHS discusses school-based health center

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In order to better meet the needs of students, staff, and their families, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) is looking at what...

MVRHS accepted into MSBA eligibility period

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Updated March 4 The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) has been invited into the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA) eligibility period — a significant...

MVRHS votes to suspend mask policy

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After some back-and-forth, Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) officials voted to suspend their mask policy commensurate with the Island boards of health removing...

High school to be recommended for MSBA acceptance

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Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) Principal Sara Dingledy sent an email blast to school staff Wednesday with the news that MVRHS will be...

Vineyard hockey eyes big upcoming games

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The Vineyarders hockey teams are progressing toward the end of their regular seasons, with some triumphs and defeats against league rivals teaching players valuable...

On the ice

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The Martha’s Vineyard Figure Skating Club (MVFSC) began in 1981 when two women, Molly Finkelstein and Pam Glavin, wanted to provide a new opportunity...

Most school districts suspend mask policy

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Updated Feb. 18  After hours of deliberation and public comment during Thursday’s meeting, which saw more than 215 participants, four out of five Martha’s Vineyard...

Schools warned of social media threat

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Updated A letter sent out by Martha’s Vineyard Public Schools superintendent Matt D’Andrea Monday warned families and staff of a social media post made by...