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MV Sharks unveil logo

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The new summer collegiate Martha's Vineyard Sharks unveiled a team logo today, complete with the iconic shark fin and colors to match Martha's Vineyard High School's athletic teams.

South Shore munitions cleanup hits hurdle

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week began a search along the Martha's Vineyard shoreline to locate World War II era munitions that remain buried.

West Tisbury sets tax rate, considers rate changes

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West Tisbury selectmen last week unanimously approved a hike in the property tax rate for fiscal year 2011.

Judge dismisses Tisbury lawsuit on school funding

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Associate Justice of the Superior Court Cornelius J.

MVC escapes wrath of Edgartown voters

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After more than an hour of impassioned debate Tuesday, some of it biting and personal, voters effectively killed a proposal that would have Edgartown take the first step toward leaving the Martha's Vineyard Commission (MVC).

Edgartown library design committee chairman resigns

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Chris Scott, the chairman of the Edgartown library design committee, resigned that job, effective at once, with his surprise announcement at the beginning of the committee's December 10 meeting.

Oak Bluffs police track clues, solve tool thefts

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Many people have a mistaken impression of police work.

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

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

Health costs eating away at school budgets

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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

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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

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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

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

RCBL Bulls remain undefeated

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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