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Teachers inspire Island native to run Boston Marathon  Jackie Burgoyne took on the 70° heat in Hopkinton on Monday, and completed her first Boston Marathon, raising $6,200 for ESL adult education efforts in the MetroWest...

Spring cleaning for a cause

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Do you love spring? I do. Not as much as summer, but there is so much to love about spring. Flowers are blooming, and fish are returning. The grass is greening up, and the holdovers are...

Fishing the ‘holdovers’

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Have you seen The Holdovers? I did. Just this past Sunday.  It was amazing! Beautiful sky, the bump, the strike, the set, the first visual, the head shake, the moment you’re face to face, and the satisfying...

MVLL gearing up for the season

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The Martha’s Vineyard Little Leaguers will also begin playing ball in the coming weeks, with their Opening Day Parade scheduled for Saturday, April 27th. The Parade will start at 9:30 at the Oak Bluffs Police...

Powerlifters take home hardware at nationals

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  Having been introduced to the sport less than two years ago, four powerlifters from Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School are already among the best in the nation. At the 2024 USA Powerlifting High School Nationals...

Fishermen and their secrets

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Fishermen are known to be a secretive lot. We love to fish with friends, and do so often, but we also have secret spots that we don’t share with but one or two close...

Fly-Tying: No bugs allowed

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I did it. I finally managed to juggle my shelter schedule on a Tuesday night to get to the Edgartown Rod and Gun Club to attend a fly-tying session. I am determined to learn...

Edgartown girls are basketball champs 

Rounding out this year’s middle school basketball season, the Edgartown School’s girls basketball team were awarded the Island championship crown. The girls capped off an undefeated season with a 43-28 victory over West Tisbury School...

Hooked on retail therapy

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If we’re all honest, we have at least one thing that we have a lot of. I’m not talking about hoarding, but by “a lot” I mean more than we need. “Need” being the operative...

A fin-tastic weekend: Fishing season is coming

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Is anyone else tired of winter storms and canceled ferries?  Last Wednesday, I received an email from On the Water reminding me that spring is about to bloom, and fishing will once again be an...

West Tisbury boys win MV middle school finals

In a close game between West Tisbury and Oak Bluffs last month, the West Tisbury middle school boys basketball team won 45-38 to take the all-Island middle school tournament.  The Hawks and Blazers faced off...

Bowlers medal at Special Olympics tournament

On Saturday, several bowlers from the Vineyard Special Olympics bowling team won medals at the Massachusetts Special Olympics State Tournament in Auburn. To reach the state tournament, bowlers placed at the highest level in...

‘Tremendous’ season for boys basketball

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys basketball team lost in the Round of 16 in their bid for a state championship, coming up just short against a tough Medfield High School team 53-61. Medfield...

Boys hockey fall in playoff run

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys hockey team made it to the Round of 16 in their playoff push, but fell short of their ultimate goal. After a lopsided 10 - 0 victory against...

Boys basketball bound for sweet 16

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School boys basketball team is headed to the Round of 16 in the state championship tournament after a win over Lynnfield High School 63 - 47 on Saturday. The Vineyarders...

Boys basketball captain breaks school scoring record

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Senior captain Josh Lake with the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School basketball team broke the all-time school record for points scored in a single game on Wednesday last week, a record that’s been in...

Boys hockey hunting for state title

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Updated, Feb. 27 Hockey players on the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School had some fun early this week ahead of their upcoming bid for the state championship. The team held a scavenger hunt on Monday, with...

Boys basketball qualifies for the League division

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Despite their loss to Nantucket at TD Garden last month, the Vineyard boys basketball team bounced back, being named Cape and Island league champions and qualifying for the League division earlier this month. On Feb....

MVRHS swimming Sectionals and State Championships wrap up the season

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Earlier this month, MVRHS swimmers traveled to Worcester and Boston for the South Sectional Championships and the D2 State Championships after qualifying for the events in late January and early February. 10 swimmers participated in...

For the love of the cast

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I was talking with a friend on Monday, technically a work call, but we spent more time talking about fishing than work. He shared his weekend fishing update, which had me glancing at my...