The spring migration is in full force in April as summer visitors come north while winter residents depart.

April 17, 2019

Camera in hand, photographer Tim Johnson wanders the Island.

April 14, 2019

The Flying Horses carousel opened its 144th season on Saturday, and hundreds of kids and parents flocked to the carousel to wait in line, choose a horse, and reach for the coveted brass ring that allows for an extra ride free of charge.

April 13, 2019

Town budgets, school spending, plastic bottles, an historic airfield hangar, toxic jellyfish, and debate over creating a housing bank. Annual town meeting season began last night and covered a broad spectrum of questions put before voters.

April 10, 2019

The Island's color scheme is now green and yellow with reborn lawns and farm fields, clumps of daffodils bursting into bloom, witch hazel brighteningproperties, and forsythia ready to turn with the next warm, sunny day in dooryards across the Island.

April 7, 2019

Steamship Authority crew and Menemsha Coast Guard performed a full evacuation of the ferry Nantucket in Fairhaven Monday morning. It was only a drill.

April 2, 2019

Spring has wobbled onto the seasonal stage with the uncertain legs of a newborn lamb.

March 31, 2019

Now comes March, with the all promise of the mud season that so often suffices to separate winter from summer on the Island.

March 29, 2019

Leslie Hurd is the founder of Angels Helping Animals Worldwide MV, and every year teams up with the Black Dog for an adoption event matching pets with their new forever homes.

March 26, 2019

Winter residents are plentiful and northbound migrants start to arrive during March in the birding world.

March 26, 2019

In its 19th year, the Martha's Vineyard Film Festival is drawing more than Islanders to Chilmark for a weekend of film, food and music. And telling true stories in film has always been this festival’s mission.

March 25, 2019

Island friends and fellow farmers gathered with the Fischer family at Flat Point Farm to pay respect and honor the animals that died in last week's barn fire.

March 24, 2019

This is one of the best times of the year to walk in the woods, and the Vineyard is lucky to have so many beautiful conservation properties for such walking. Snowdrops and crocus have opened in the warming sun. Daffodils can be found pushing up through the forest floor near an old foundation.

March 24, 2019

Overall, 140 players from eight states took to the state forest on Saturday for the 1th annual Vineyard Social disc golf tournament.

March 18, 2019

As the saying goes, everybody is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, so raise a glass, or since this is morning, perhaps a mug of Irish coffee and join photographer Tim Johnson as he travels the Vineyard with his camera.

March 17, 2019

After nearly a decade of planning, two years of construction, over $30 million raised, and the restoration of exactly 1,008 refractors on the Fresnel lens, the Martha’s Vineyard Museum is open to the public in Vineyard Haven.

March 14, 2019