Three Candidates Will Seek Two Selectman Seats in Oak Bluffs
Three people will vie for two seats on the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen this spring, including two new faces, after longtime selectman Greg Coogan decided to not run again.
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Vineyard Boys Win Basketball League Championship
The Vineyard boys won the Cape and Islands league championship Friday night, after after defeating Falmouth 58-46. It was a game of ups and downs, but the Vineyarders held their own.
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Girls Hockey Advances in Playoffs, Boys Season Ends After Covid Confusion
The high school boys hockey team’s season came to a premature end — and the girls hockey team breathed new life — on Wednesday, after a dizzying chain of coronavirus-related events produced broad reverbations throughout the Island’s high school hockey program.
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Town Will Seek Damages Against Tree Cutter
The Oak Bluffs selectmen will seek damages in small claims court against a Northborough man who cut down a tree in Ocean Park on New Year’s Day without permission.
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High School Sports Teams Close Out Regular Season
The high school swim team posted a strong showing in the Cape and Islands league championship last week while the other winter sports teams closed out the regular season and geared up for league tournaments.
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Food Pantry Reopens at Portuguese American Club in Oak Bluffs
At a grand opening Saturday afternoon, leaders at the food pantry and Island Grown Initiative gave tours of the new facility at the Portuguese American Club in Oak Bluffs.
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Jim Newman Decides to Hand the Reins to a New Selectman
Aaron Wilson
After 18 years as an Aquinnah selectman, Jim Newman has decided the best way to continue to serve the tiny up-Island town he loves is to step aside for someone new to take his seat.
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Vineyard Roots Fuel Peloton Star
Aaron Wilson
As usual there were lots of celebrity cameos in the Super Bowl commercials this year — Martha Stewart, John Travolta, Kyle Busch, Carl Weathers. There was also a familiar Vineyard face: Emma Lovewell.
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Boys Hockey Shines as Winter Sports Regular Season Winds Down
Aaron Wilson
The Vineyarders played almost entirely on the Cape last week as they looked to build momentum heading into the final days of the high school winter sports season.
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Homeless Count Shows Rising Numbers on Island
Aaron Wilson
Homelessness continues to climb on the Vineyard, a recent count confirmed. The annual point-in-time count conducted late last month found 41 homeless individuals, compared with 28 last year.
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