Chili cooks came from as far away as Worcester to compete in WMVY's 29th annual Big Chili festival, and more than 1,700 attendees were on hand to taste the results of their hard work.
While keeping a wary eye on possible weather early next week, Islanders went about their daily lives this past week...
The Vineyard in January. Not as many people see her then.
Circuit avenue was the setting for a large fire drill Sunday morning involving three Island fire departments.
In January, the Martha's Vineyard Ice Arena is one of the busiest spots on the Island.
Winter truly arrived this week on the Vineyard with frigid temperatures and snow furries powdering the landscape.
A week into the new year, the Vineyard has had its first snap of bitter cold.
"Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us."
Gazette photographer Tim Johnson captures the deep quiet of the day up Island and down.
There are only a few more days until we turn the calendar on another year. The Vineyard is welcoming her quiet season.
It snowed as if it would never stop snowing.
Fishing, farming, football and fairs. These were all part of the year 2014. Relive this past year in photos.
Down Island streets are busy with Islanders bustling from shop to shop, greeting friends, and carrying bags.