Big bluefish were the key to the key ceremony at the Martha’s Vineyard Bass and Bluefish Derby, as the anglers who landed the biggest bluefish from shore and from a boat were the ones who were standing beside the grand prizes after a dramatic awards ceremony Sunday.

October 18, 2021

October’s palette is new, as befits the new season.

October 17, 2021

The Harvest Festival was delicious without being overwhelming, and mellow without being lackluster: everything one could ask from October on the Vineyard.

October 16, 2021

The school year is a month old, leaves are turning from green to gold and there is a chill in the air. It can mean only one thing — fall is here.

October 16, 2021

It's the last few hours for the 76th annual Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby.

October 16, 2021

As the derby enters the final week all eyes are on the weigh station at the foot of Main street on the Edgartown harbor.

October 12, 2021

Members of the Wampanoag tribe gathered at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary Monday afternoon to observe the Vineyard’s first Indigenous Peoples Day.

October 11, 2021

Kiteboarders took to Sengekontacket Pond to catch the wind this weekend.

October 11, 2021

The talk of the Island these days is of seasonal change, of a time when fishermen compete for albies and blues, when thoughts turn to late season swimming and this weekend’s three-day holiday.

October 10, 2021

With a little over a week's worth of hours still remaining in this fall competition, we know from experience that it's way too early to predict the winners.

October 9, 2021

The inaugural Martha's Vineyard Oyster Fest featured two days of happiness on the half-shell, with a host of tastings, panels and perfect weather.

October 4, 2021

LadyFest had them dancing in the street. Or, more accurately, the avenue.

October 3, 2021

You can taste it in the October air on that last bracing sail before the boat goes into storage for another cold season.

October 3, 2021

As part of a ntional day of action, the Vineyard held a rally for reproductive rights at Five Corners. This rally was organized by Indivisible Martha’s Vineyard and featured events in all 50 states.

October 2, 2021

An innovative partnership between The Nature Conservancy and the Martha’s Vineyard Shellfish Group provides a new home for 200,000 overgrown oysters.

September 30, 2021

Three weeks down, two to go. It’s still anyone’s derby.

September 30, 2021