Monday, January 24, 2022

Bike MS: Riders cruise the Vineyard

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Six hundred and ninety-one cyclists completed Bike MS: Ride the Vineyard fundraising ride, in the sun on Saturday with more than 100 volunteers and five Island businesses providing support.

Spanish spoken here

On Thursday, April 29, the multi-purpose main hall of the Charter School was transformed into Tarde Espanola (Spanish Afternoon).

Play ball!

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Jamie McNeely's eyes light up and there's a lift in his voice when he talks baseball.

Senior softball diplomacy is a hit in Cuba

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Alan Bresnick, 71, hasn't played a complete game of baseball since 1955 when he was a senior in high school.

Caitlyn Francis signs on with champs

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Caitlyn Francis of Oak Bluffs, a senior at MVRHS, has recently signed a letter of intent and received a partial scholarship to ride with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) championship equestrian team at the University of Georgia next fall.

Chilmark

Although May Day is not a widely celebrated tradition in the States, the spirit and customs are a key attribute in the uniqueness of the Chilmark School.

The eyes have it

Glaucoma is defined as an increase in interlobular pressure (IOP) caused by impairment of normal drainage of fluid inside the eye.

Tisbury

Wonderful news! Cheryl Holenko is celebrating being cancer free after successful rounds of chemotherapy and radiation last year.

West Tisbury

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Leaves have appeared overnight.

Chilmark

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May is only days away.

Aquinnah

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Chilmark Chocolates reopens today.

Tisbury

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Celebrate May Day with a Musical Tea on Saturday from 2 to 4 pm at the First Baptist Church Parish House on Williams Street.

Camp is happy sanctuary for kids with HIV

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No matter how many pizzas, hotdogs, and ice cream cones get devoured, nor how many motorcycle rides, carousel spins, group hugs and dodge ball games bring shrieks of joy, the most important thing about Camp Safe Haven is community.

Island Alpaca’s Shearing Day

Island Alpaca's third annual Shearing Day attracted quite a crowd on Saturday.

Vacation fun at the MV Boys and Girls Club

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Island kids participated in a special "Funhunters Scavenger Hunt" during April school vacation week last Friday at the Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls Club in Edgartown.

Nature fills the green thumb void

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Arriving on the Vineyard some 13 years ago, I was thrilled to have a yard of my own to garden in, for the first time in my life.

Announcements

Jacqueline Menton of Tisbury was named to the Headmaster's List of the second trimester of the 2009-2010 academic year at Falmouth Academy.

National Volunteer Week

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National Volunteer Week gives towns the opportunity to shine the spotlight on individuals who give their time to serve the community, and that's just what the Tisbury Council on Aging and Rising Tide Therapeutic Equestrian Center did.

Noteworthys

Martha's Vineyard Community Services Early Childhood Program (ECP) was selected as one of the top 10 high-performing school readiness organizations in Massachusetts by Social Impact Research (SIR).

Sustaining life starting young

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What is your dream for your life and your Island? That's just one of the challenges 40 Vineyarders from ages 16 to 23 will try to answer in a week-long Youth Summit hosted by the Stone Soup Leadership Institute this summer.