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MVY Radio’s Laurel Redington wins broadcasting award

Community outreach director Laurel Redington has won a Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Award for a segment she produced in 2021. The piece originally aired on the radio station’s Sunday morning public affairs show, "The Vineyard...

Susie Plimpton-Wallo honored

Susie Plimpton-Wallo of Point B Realty has received the Massachusetts Association of Realtors Good Neighbor Award for 2019. According to a press release, she received this recognition for her work with the Red Stocking...

Tom Rabbitt honored by Island Inn, tennis community

Tom Rabbitt of Oak Bluffs, who is retiring after a dedicated career managing the tennis courts at the Island Inn Country Club, was honored for his years of service to the club’s tennis program...

Achievements

Martha’s Vineyard native and Boston-based attorney Shawn McCormack has been selected for inclusion in the 2018 Massachusetts Super Lawyers rating. McCormack, an associate at Davis Malm, was selected as a “Rising Star” for his practice...

Achievement

Jeremy Alley-Tarter, MVRHS graduate of Oak Bluffs, performed in Assumption College's production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” April 20 through 22.

Wells College Association of Alumnae and Alumni honor Rebecca Haag

The Wells College Association of Alumnae and Alumni (WCA) has announced the 2018 recipients of the WCA Award, and Rebecca Haag ’74, of Chilmark, is one of two honorees. A press release states that...

Levi Vanderhoop receives MVSB award

Levi Vanderhoop, 11th grade student at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, is to receive the Winning Prize for the Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank’s regional “Lights, Camera, Save” video project. According to a press release,...

Jonas Budris to be featured soloist for Handel and Haydn

Martha’s Vineyard native Jonas Budris will be a featured tenor soloist in Handel and Haydn Society's “Bach Christmas,” taking place Thursday, Dec. 13 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, Dec. 17 at 3 pm, at...

Riley Craig awarded Outstanding Sea Cadet Medal

In a ceremony at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy on Dec. 10, MVRHS senior Riley Craig was presented with the Outstanding Sea Cadet Medal by the Martha's Vineyard Seacoast Defense Chapter of the Daughters of...

Geoff Phillips to be head baseball coach, Nauset Regional High

Geoffrey Phillips was recently hired as the head baseball coach at Nauset Regional High School. According to a press release, Mr. Phillips grew up on Martha’s Vineyard and graduated from MVRHS. He's coached the...

Thomas Goodell receives Navy Wings

LTJG Thomas Goodell of West Tisbury, a 2015 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, received his Navy Wings in a ceremony at the the Whiting Field air base in Pensacola, Fla., on Sept. 29....

Marie Allen receives Living Legend Award

The Living Legend Award was presented to Marie B. Allen of Oak Bluffs by the New England Area Conference of the NAACP at its 2017 annual meeting. According to a press release, the New...

Gary Simmons inducted into Softball League Hall of Fame

Gary Simmons of Edgartown has been inducted into the Cape Cod Senior Softball League Hall of Fame. According to a press release, Mr. Simmons is outstanding in all areas of the game: hitting, running,...

New director of underwriting at mvyradio

Former business executive John McMahon has been named the new director of underwriting at Martha’s Vineyard based WMVY, effective Sept. 18. According to a press release, the listener and local business supported station serves...

65Medicare.org announces inaugural Senior Scholar Scholarship recipient

65Medicare.org, a national, independent Medicare insurance brokerage, has announced the recipient of the Senior Scholar Scholarship. Linda Black of Shelburne Falls, a seasonal resident of Martha’s Vineyard, is the recipient of the 2017-18 scholarship....

Riley Craig graduates from USMC summer leadership academy

Riley Craig of Edgartown, a senior at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, graduated on July 22 from the U.S. Marine Corps Summer Leadership and Character Development Academy (SLCDA) at Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Va....

Gannon & Benjamin wins Classic Boat Award

Gannon & Benjamin Marine Railway won a 2017 Classic Boat Award from Classic Boat Magazine in a ceremony at the Royal Thames Yacht Club in London. According to a press release, Gannon & Benjamin won...

Christine Conley inducted into International Nursing Honor Society

Curry College student Christine Conley of Vineyard Haven has been inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society. According to a press release, Ms. Conley was one of 65 students inducted during...

Ryan Sawyer MVP of tennis tournament

Ryan Sawyer of Edgartown, a 2013 MVRHS graduate, was named Most Valuable Player of the North Atlantic Conference Championship Tournament. According to a press release, Ryan is a senior at Colby-Sawyer College, and has...

Max Moreis completes paramedic training

Max Moreis of Oak Bluffs, an emergency medical technician (EMT) of five years’ standing who has worked with all four Island ambulance services, has completed the Field Training and Evaluation Program with Pro EMS,...