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Oak Bluffs police track clues, solve tool thefts

Many people have a mistaken impression of police work.

Up-Island school district approves FY12 budget, up 2.33 %

The Up-Island Regional School District (UIRSD) school committee approved an operating budget of $8.

Health costs eating away at school budgets

As health care costs continue to drain school budgets of resources for classrooms, the pressure on the legislature to strike a compromise with organized labor on insurance plan design and Group Insurance Commission enrollment criteria will mount next session with a push from the business community, the State House News Service reported last week.

Farm Neck Foundation announces grants

The Farm Neck Foundation recently announced that it is awarding a total of $44,150 in grants to 16 separate Vineyard organizations in 2010.

QB Randall Jette nominated for award

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School senior quarterback and defensive back Randall Jette was nominated to be an "Old Spice Player of the Year.

BC coaches visit Island

Martha's Vineyard Youth Hockey arranged a special event for its players on Wednesday, December 8.

RCBL Bulls remain undefeated

Despite all temptations to spend Monday evening glued to a television set watching the New England Patriots destroy the New York Jets, the RCBL managed to field at least four teams with five or more players to fill all the slots for this week's scheduled games.

High school hockey teams warm up

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys and girls hockey teams laced up the skates for a slate of preseason scrimmages at the Martha's Vineyard Arena over the weekend.

Edgartown man injured in car accident

Paul Jackson, 27, of Edgartown drove his BMW sedan off Herring Creek Road in Edgartown Friday night and lay injured and unconscious in the vehicle all night, until a passerby saw the vehicle at dawn and notified police.

MV Savings awards three grants

The Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank Charitable Fund, a donor-advised fund with the Permanent Endowment for Martha's Vineyard, announced the award of three grants totaling $3,500 to the Martha's Vineyard Center for Dispute Resolution, the Falmouth Forum, and the Vineyard Energy Project.

Island Boy Scouts score big in Cape shoot out

Three scouts from Vineyard Boy Scout Troop 93 of Oak Bluffs and one Weblos Scout from Pack 93 scored high marks at a "turkey shoot" target competition held on Nov.

Margaret Marshall retires from SJC

Margaret Marshall, chief justice of the state's highest court, officially ended her 11-year tenure as chief justice Tuesday evening, a Supreme Judicial Court spokeswoman confirmed Wednesday morning.

Narrow gains for SSA traffic

With nearly eleven months gone in 2010, the Steamship Authority reports modest increases in passenger and auto volumes, to and from both islands.

Wreaths Across America to honor Island veterans

A special Wreaths Across America ceremony to honor veterans nationwide starts at noon on Saturday, Dec.

Wrong turn leads to arrest

A wrong turn into a Chilmark police officer's driveway led to an investigation and the arrest of an Oak Bluffs man on various charges.

Bill Skinner to lead the Y

The board of the YMCA of Martha's Vineyard has elected Bill Skinner of West Tisbury president and welcomed three new members.

Owen Park dock vandals confess

Two boys told Tisbury Police on Thursday, December 2, that they were responsible for damaging lighting fixtures on Owen Park dock two weeks ago.

Island trevale teams score at hoops

The Vineyard girls and boys basketball travel teams faced some strong competition over the weekend.

Vineyard Haven post office extends holiday hours

The Vineyard Haven post office will offer extended hours on Saturday, December 18, with the retail counter open from 9:30 am to 3 pm, instead of 1 pm.

Schools face off on basketball court

The Island junior high basketball season got underway this week with three contests.