The rhythms in the Island community echo the new melody in the natural world around us.

October 17, 2020

There was a fair amount of grumbling this week as fishermen battled riled up seas and lots of seaweed left over from the holiday weekend wind.

October 15, 2020

In October birds begin migrating past Martha's Vineyard; some are summer resident species leaving for winter homes, while others nested north and west and are migrating down the Atlantic Coast.

October 13, 2020

End of the day in Aquinnah and the waves sparkle, while Moshup Beach reflects the colors of the sunset in its clay cliffs.

October 12, 2020

Our perspective on Columbus may have changed, but our conviction has only grown stronger that, at this point in the Vineyard year, we definitely are ready for a holiday.

October 11, 2020

The talk of the Martha's Vineyard Bass and Bluefish Derby in the third week of the tournament has been the high winds and cooling temperatures, but over the weekend the skies cleared and fishermen lined the shores casting for that elusive keeper.

October 10, 2020

After presiding over the historic wooden octagon for more than 95 years, the Union Chapel's 1924 Austin electro-pneumatic organ has been fully restored, cleaned and reinstalled by the Spencer Organ Company of Waltham.

October 10, 2020

Martha’s Vineyard towns are seeing a boom in residential construction projects, as building demands soar both up-Island and down.

October 8, 2020

Under picture perfect blue skies the Edgartown waterfront and harbor waters were buzzing with activity.

October 6, 2020

The Island of Martha's Vineyard is just as beautiful from the air as it is by land or by sea.

October 5, 2020

The year is in transition and the talk of the Island these days is of change, of the last two weeks of the derby, of the coming of warmer autumn days and the slow turning of foliage.

October 4, 2020

There are myriad reasons why so many fishermen and women enter the month-long derby, and few of those reasons have to do with the rich array of prizes.

October 3, 2020

The historic hangar at the Katama Airfield was demolished this week. Completed in 1945, the original hangar was built almost entirely with scrap materials from buildings destroyed in a hurricane the year before.

October 2, 2020

Schools on the Island continue to phase back into the classroom over the course of the fall.

September 29, 2020

Menemsha is a fishing paradise, known around the Island for its strong tides and water teeming with bonito and bluefish. For many a surfcaster and flyfisher there is no other place to be on a September night than the Menemsha jetties.

September 29, 2020

Up to 800 people are still being tested every week at the TestMV site — down only by a small amount from the approximately 1,000 people weekly during the summer.

September 28, 2020