Veterans, family and members of the Island community gathered Monday to march in the Memorial Day parade and pay tribute to the fallen. 

May 27, 2024

There can be no argument about the season turning. The signs are everywhere. Already the ferries are jammed on weekends and even weekdays. Lines for cars coming and going from the Vineyard grow longer. The traffic in village streets is heavier and even now parking spots are at a premium.

May 26, 2024

The Edgartown school students headed down Main street then gathered at Memorial Wharf before throwing their flowers into the sea to honor fallen service men and women. A crowd gathered, Taps were played and the moment was felt by all.

May 24, 2024

Chilmark students gathered at Station Menemsha to hear from Coast Guard members. Then they all walked down to Dutcher Dock together. 

May 24, 2024

Tisbury school students walked down Main street to Owen Park as part of their annual March to the Sea tradition to honor veterans who have given their life. Taps was played, songs were sung and flowers were placed in the water.

May 24, 2024

With Memorial Day comes the unofficial start to the busy summer season. Across the Island, store owners are unboxing new merchandise and home owners are putting one last coat of paint of the fence.

May 23, 2024

Islanders headed to the Climate Fair on Sunday at the Agricultural Hall to learn about environmental issues and take action.

May 20, 2024

Now in full bloom of pale lavender, deep purple and white, lilacs belong first of all to springtime on the Vineyard and only then to the rest of New England.

May 19, 2024

The Netflix adaptation of Judy Blume’s novel, Forever, began shooting on the Island this week.

May 14, 2024

Busy is the common theme as the Vineyard gets ready for another summer season with Memorial Day just a few weeks away.  

May 14, 2024

The cherry trees on down-Island main streets are putting on a remarkable display, the tiny goldfinch has begun to appear as an unmistakable bright yellow dot among the fresh green of tree limbs just beginning to leaf, and shops are opening their doors, freshening their paint and anticipating the...

May 12, 2024

Year in and out, the Vineyard explodes in color in May. As May opens, the world comes alive again. Spring has arrived.

May 11, 2024

Fresh from their Austrian tour last month, the Minnesingers take over the stage at the Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center this weekend for two concerts, Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

May 9, 2024

Over 400 cyclists participated in Ride The Vineyard 2024 to raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

May 6, 2024

Duarte’s Pond was the place to be as the Kids’ Trout Tournament began at daybreak on Saturday. This is the 50th year for the annual trout tournament, started in 1973 by Island fisherman Cooper Gilkes 3rd and his wife Lela.

May 6, 2024

The birds are deep in conversation each morning, calling back and forth to greet each day. A warm sun plays peekaboo with a gray sky and chilly wind. The water warms but is not yet warm.

May 3, 2024

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