New Year’s Eve traditions from around the world include eating grapes, wearing polka dots, watching fireworks, eating black-eyed peas, sporting your best pair of lucky underwear and then, of course, the kiss.
Rainy Goodale picked up five first-place finishes in her age group (40-44) at the New England and Colonies Zone Short Course Meters Championship. She was also second among all female competitors in three of those events.
High school football alum Michael McCarthy recently signed a professional contract with the Geneva Seahawks. As a Vineyard football player, McCarthy started at quarterback as a sophomore and led the team to a Super Bowl in 2008.