Athletic Field Plan Hits Early Snag
Aaron Wilson
An ambitious plan to overhaul the athletic fields at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School hit a bump in the road this week.
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Planning Board to Hold Public Hearing on Proposed Athletic Complex
The Oak Bluffs planning board will hold a public hearing on March 12 at 5 p.m.
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Use of Track Design Funds Moves from School to Town Decision
Holly Pretsky
The question of whether to fund the design phase of the high school track and field renovation project is now up to the six Island towns, following an animated school committee discussion Monday.
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Divided School Committee Votes for Turf on New Athletic Fields
Holly Pretsky

The regional high school district committee voted 5-4 at an overflow meeting Monday to press ahead with a plan to rebuild the school athletic fields, using artificial turf for the main field.

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High School Consultant Advises Turf
Noah Asimow

In a formal presentation, consultant and designer Chris Huntress recommended that a new track include an artificial turf infield.

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For High School Athletic Fields, Grass Vs. Turf Still Unsettled
Holly Pretsky

The question of natural grass versus artificial turf dominated public comment at a meeting called last week to air ongoing plans to overhaul the athletic fields at the regional high school.

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Turf vs. Grass Question for High School Playing Fields Still Unsettled
Holly Pretsky

Ongoing debate over whether to install artificial turf athletic fields or grass fields at the regional high school dominated the district committee meeting Monday evening.

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Field Fund Wins Award, Carries on Work at Elementary Schools
Holly Pretsky
The Field Fund has begun work at every elementary school on the Vineyard to improve and maintain nontoxic grass fields. This week the fund was honored with an award at the state house.
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High School Will Hire Gale to Consult on Failed Track
Holly Pretsky

The regional high school district committee voted Monday night to spend $29,000 to get the ball rolling on renovations to the high school track.

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High School Turf Talks Stall Amid Larger Facilities Discussion
Holly Pretsky
With spring sports about to get underway Monday, improvements on the track and fields at the regional high school have seen little progress.
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