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Two Vineyard girls basketball teams, one made up of fifth grade girls from Island schools, and another made up of seventh grade girls, entered the Kim Craft tournament at Falmouth Academy last weekend.

Owen Park dock lights vandalized

Vandals damaged lights on the Owen Park dock in Vineyard Haven early Monday evening.

turkey open

Shivonne Schofield and Michael Schroeder qualified for the Eastern Mass.

Ice hockey: Mites hot on ice

The red-hot Martha's Vineyard Travel Mites defeated Lower Cape Cod, Sunday, 5-2.

JVs bow to Pope John, 40-28

The Vineyarder junior varsity played Pope John Paul II High School of Hyannis Saturday morning.

Regional high school FY12 budget hearing next week

A public hearing on Martha Vineyard Regional High School's fiscal 2012 budget will take place Monday, November 29, at 7 pm, in the performing arts center.

Collegiate baseball team soon to have name

Word from the Martha's Vineyard Collegiate Baseball team is that the contest to name the new team has reached the final four: Sharks, Islanders, Ospreys, and Fighting Clams.

Mass retailers expect shoppers this holiday season

Massachusetts retailers predict sales during the holiday season will rise 4.

MVC meeting on regional transportation plan

The Martha's Vineyard Joint Transportation Committee (JTC) will discuss a 2011 regional transportation plan (RTP) for the Island, in a public meeting on December 1.


A story published on November 10, "West Tisbury zoning officer says dirt bike noise is no violation," did not make clear the number of riders allowed on the track.

Sun saves costs for Edgartown wastewater plant

Installers made final connections to complete work this week on a new solar power system for Edgartown's wastewater treatment plant.

Whalers top junior high Vineyarders in football match

The Martha's Vineyard junior high football squad played the first game in Saturday's Island Cup clash with Nantucket on the jayvee soccer field at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

Holiday spirit lights up Gatchell house

Continuing a 33-year tradition, at 5:30 pm on Thanksgiving evening Lynn and Robert Gatchell of Oak Bluffs will hit the switch on thousands of Christmas lights, along with a holiday decoration lineup that includes flying reindeer, candy canes, talking Santas, a toy train, choir people, penguins, and a nativity set outside their home on County Road.

Hospice starts mens’s bereavement group

Hospice of Martha's Vineyard this week announced the beginning of the Martha's Vineyard Men's Bereavement Network.

Rod and Gun Club hosts fall shotgun shoot

The Martha's Vineyard Rod and Gun Club will host its annual fall shotgun shoot Sunday beginning at 10 am.

Solar power added to Edgartown warrant

Edgartown selectmen added an article to the December 16 special town meeting warrant that would clear the way for a town sponsored solar power project.

Tisbury police caution Islanders about phone scam

Tisbury police caution Islanders to be wary of a phone scam in which they may be asked to call a number with an 876 prefix.

Remembering those in uniform this holiday season

As part of the holiday season The Martha's Vineyard Times invites our readers to provide an update on Islanders serving in our country's military, for publication in the December 30 issue.

Deer shotgun season begins Monday

The Massachusetts two-week deer shotgun season begins one-half hour before sunrise Monday and ends one-half hour after sunset on Saturday, December 11.

RCBL week three

In the early RCBL game Monday at the Boys and Girls Club, the unbeaten Bulls extended their half-time lead of 56–48 over the Lakers to finish the contest up by 20, 92-72.