Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Community Works

While others hit the books, Charter School students hit the bog

For the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School students in grades 5 through 8, the final two weeks of school are not spent in the classroom following the traditional model of final exams. Instead, students...

Climate change lecture and discussion on June 29

On June 29 from 7 to 9 pm at the Agricultural Society hall, the public will have an opportunity to learn about the developing climate and its impacts on agriculture and the built environment. According...

Cultural Council awards 42 grants

The Martha’s Vineyard Cultural Council (MVCC) celebrated the arts by holding its annual reception for the 2017 grant recipients at the Film Center on Tuesday, May 2. The MVCC grants help people and organizations...

West Tisbury School raises money for Nicaragua

Seventh and eighth graders at the West Tisbury School recently ended their fundraising effort for the Pulsera Project, and sent a check for $580 to help with various charities in Nicaragua. The Pulsera Project is...

MVironment club phragmite project wins award

By Annika Schmidt The MVironment Club at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) was recently awarded multiple honors for their environmental project focused on harvesting and exploring uses for an invasive aquatic grass species called...

Horse power: Rising Tide fundraiser aids therapeutic horse-riding program

Turns out we didn’t need cars for any number of reasons, one of them being the loss of — are you ready for this? — the mood boost that comes from bonding with horses.Think...

Oak Bluffs seniors strike out

There were plenty of lane bumpers up at the Barn, Bowl and Bistro last Wednesday afternoon, but they weren’t for the Oak Bluffs Council on Aging bowling league. If you’re a regular at the Barn,...

Vineyard realtor makes a call to alms

For the past five years, Feiner Real Estate, owned by Jim Feiner, a firm that specializes primarily in up-Island sales and rentals, has donated 1 percent of profits from seasonal rentals to the Island...

Job Shadow Day

Martha’s Vineyard Youth Leadership Initiative’s (MVYLI) Job Shadow Day helps answer a question that strikes fear in the hearts of many a high school student: “What do you want to be when you grow...

Dyslexia takes center stage

How do you protect important papers from an unfortunate coffee spill? What’s the most effective and convenient way to use technology to find lost items? How do you make man’s best friend available on...
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