With Fire Department in Transition, Oak Bluffs Turns to Neighboring Towns
Aaron Wilson
Oak Bluffs selectmen said this week they have begun networking with other fire department heads, on Island and on Cape Cod, as they map a transition plan for the fire department.
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Hospital Opens New Internal Medicine Wing
Aaron Wilson
A red ribbon was cut Wednesday morning, marking the completion of the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital’s new wing.
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High School Committee Puzzles Over Dropout Rate
Aaron Wilson
With the regional high school dropout rate on the rise, principal Sara Dingledy sought to explain the numbers to the district school committee this week.
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Boys Track Team Wins Cape and Islands League Championship
Aaron Wilson
The boys track team continued its dominance on Sunday by winning the Cape and Islands league championship. The girls squad placed second.
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As Playoffs Near, High School Teams Stay Competitive
Aaron Wilson
Boys hockey was hot, the swim team held its own in the pool and girls and boys basketball weathered some storms on their home courts. As the countdown nears for playoff season, it was a full week in high school sports.
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High School Files Plans for Athletic Field Overhaul
Aaron Wilson

Following years of discussion, planning and controversy, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School this week submitted the first phase of a plan to renovate the school track and athletic fields.

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Finding Her Lane at an Early Age
Aaron Wilson
When Gabby Carr was eight years old and the YMCA first opened on the Island she joined the Makos, the Vineyard’s youth swim team.
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Up-Island School Committee Backs $12.6 Million Budget
Aaron Wilson
The up-Island regional district school committee voted Monday night to certify a $12.6 million budget for the coming fiscal year, roughly a three per cent increase over last year.
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Middle School Basketball Championships Put Town Bragging Rights on the Line
Aaron Wilson
The Oak Bluffs girls and West Tisbury boys basketball teams reigned supreme in this year’s middle school championship played at the regional high school.
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Cub Scouts Catch Racing Fever at Pinewood Derby Day
Aaron Wilson
On Saturday, the Cub Scouts of Martha’s Vineyard held their annual pinewood derby, a tradition that dates back to the early 1950s.
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