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Vineyard loses hard fought game against arch rival Coyle-Cassidy

At the start of the season, Saturday's matchup between the Vineyarders boys' hockey team and Coyle-Cassidy had all the earmarks of a classic, a late season battle between two old rivals with possible postseason implications for one, or possibly both, of the perennial strong teams.

Island fish, fishermen win honors in state derby

Island fishermen and fish caught in Island waters accounted for a number of awards in the Massachusetts Saltwater Fishing Derby.

Tribe responds to allegations of dumping

This week, the chairman of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), in a press statement to The Times, said that allegations by a former employee of environmental violations on tribal lands are without merit.

Dressage instructor joins Red Pony Farm

The Red Pony Farm in West Tisbury announced that former New England Dressage Association (NEDA) President Sybille Crafts has accepted the position of head trainer.

Groups want feds to redo Cape Wind review

Cape Wind officials on Tuesday labeled "frivolous" an appeal filed by the Nantucket Sound wind-farm opponents who say federal regulators should redo their air permit review because basic information about the project has changed since its original application, State House News reported.

House audit panel plans Lyme report

The House Post Audit Committee, the panel charged with overseeing the performance of state government, will not probe the controversy surrounding the state Probation Department, committee chairman Rep.

Heat advance in RCBL Playoffs; Suns get even with the Bulls

In the second round of the RCBL playoffs, Monday, the Heat eliminated the Lakers with a second win in as many games, 102–86, and qualified for the playoff finals.

Sports highlights

The annual Fairleigh Dickinson boys' ice hockey tournament is this weekend.

MVTV head reports to selectmen

Last week, Julienne Turner, executive director of MVTV appeared before West Tisbury selectmen to brief town officials on the cable television station's budget needs and programming survey.

Chilmark selectmen agree on acting tri-town chief

Chilmark selectmen appointed an acting chief to the Tri-Town Ambulance squad, endorsed changes to the job description for the town harbormaster, and heard an update on contract negotiations between Island officials and cable television giant Comcast.

C&C Warriors soundly thrashed in basketball

Randall Jette's 19 points led the Vineyard regional high school varsity basketball team to a 79-43 shellacking of the Coyle & Cassidy Warriors, here, Saturday.

MVRHS girls’ varsity shines over Somerset

The Martha's Vineyard girls' varsity basketball team ran away from Somerset at the Sancy Pachico gym, Monday, 61-38.

Vineyard Youth Tennis Tournament raises more than $14,000

The Vineyard Youth Tennis 2011 Round Robin Extravaganza held Saturday and Sunday raised $14,852 to benefit the nonprofit organization.

Boys hoops squad buries Warriors

Bourne sent its boys varsity and junior varsity teams to the Sancy Pachico gym Wendesday, to do battle with the Vineyarders.

Carelessly discarded cigarette caused Katama house fire

Edgartown fire Chief Peter Shemeth says a carelessly discarded cigarette is the likely cause of a fire that damaged a house at 93 Edgartown Bay Road, near the Katama boat landing, early Thursday morning.

Investigators unable to pinpoint cause of Menemsha fire

The roaring July 12, 2010 fire that destroyed the Coast Guard Station Menemsha boathouse, docks and boats, and very nearly spread to the surrounding village, did not start inside the boathouse.

The story of Cottage City; “Let us go in peace”

Back in 1878, Cottage City was part of Edgartown, and that's the way the residents of the old town liked it.

West Tisbury ZBA rules dirt bike track violates regs

The West Tisbury zoning board of appeals (ZBA) has overturned a ruling by town zoning officer Ernest Mendenhall, who found that use of a dirt-bike track on Nip 'n Tuck Farm does not violate town bylaws.