As part of the Catboat Rendezvous this weekend in Edgartown, Capt. Kurt Peterson led a parade aboard his catboat Tigress. Catboats attended from as far away as Chatham, Nantucket and New Bedford.

July 19, 2021

As far as our summer weather goes, our hopes are modest.

July 18, 2021

“Time is but the stream I go a-fishing in,” wrote Thoreau. “I drink at it; but while I drink I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is. Its thin current slides away, but eternity remains.” Island summer, in its very evanescence, is a glimpse of eternity.

July 17, 2021

Geared toward working Island families, the 80-year-old Boys and Girls Club offers after-school drop-in and enrichment programs, homework help and a summer camp, all at extremely low cost.

July 15, 2021

Sailors took part in the 16th annual Vineyard Cup regatta with remnants from tropical storm Elsa and gray skies overhead.

July 12, 2021

The two-day Fluke for Luke fishing tournament concluded with an awards ceremony at the Portuguese American Club.

July 12, 2021

Just take a deep breath and think about it. Smile at strangers and say hello. Be helpful about giving directions.

July 11, 2021

With reliable starting pitching, lights-out arms in the bullpen, patient and dangerous hitters at the plate the 2021 Sharks are a team tailor-made for summer baseball.

July 10, 2021

Tropical storm Elsa lashed the Vineyard with gusty winds and pelting rain beginning Friday morning cancelling boats and closing beaches.

July 9, 2021

In Oak Bluffs the ferry rounds the Chop and sounds her horn, loaded to the gunwales with day laborers and July visitors.

July 6, 2021

The Fourth of July was a mixed bag of clouds with occasional rain on the Vineyard, while people hauled out their fleece yet carried on with muted celebrations this year.

July 4, 2021

Flanders Field is mowed, the softballs still have that new smell, and once again it's Play Ball! again in Chilmark as the softball season opens.

July 4, 2021

The annual Aquinnah Fourth of July parade stepped off with cars lining up on Moshup Trail and the firing of the McDonald Canon.

July 4, 2021

The Fourth of July dawned gray over Nantucket Sound as Polar Bears gathered in a friendship circle for their traditional holiday swim.

July 4, 2021

Summer crowds arrived early and often for the Fourth of July holiday, flags are flying and families gathering. Downtown streets are busy and harbors are filled. It's Independence Day on the Vineyard.

July 4, 2021

A year after the pandemic shuttered downtowns, causing ripples of worry about possible lasting impacts on the Island economy, business is bouncing back.

July 3, 2021

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