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

Today is July 3rd, and summer is in full swing on the Vineyard.

July 3, 2021

In a ceremony at the Coast Guard boathouse in Menemsha Friday morning, Senior Chief Justin Logval moved up to master chief petty officer — the highest rank for an enlisted member in the U.S. Coast Guard.

July 2, 2021

There is something timeless — and therefore reassuring — leisurely watching the sun set on the beach after a steamy summer day.

June 29, 2021

As per tradition, Camp Jabberwocky counselors dressed in high style to greet campers at the ferry. After hugs and hellos they all headed up to camp to begin a busy month of activities, beach trips and a summer play.

June 28, 2021

The Niantic Park basketball courts hosted a celebration and games marking the 50th anniversary of streetball in Oak Bluffs.

June 27, 2021

Just as these early days of summer will accumulate into hot days suffused with the brilliance of a dominating sun, so will Island gardens and fields showcase the blooms of summer.

June 27, 2021

The heralds are all about, from migrating birds to bridal wreath. While we weren't looking, the trees have come into stronger leaf.

June 24, 2021

June has made it to our shores, even though the cool wet weather seems more suitable for May. Despite the weather, the nesting season is well underway.

June 22, 2021

With perfect regular season records, both girls and boys tennis opened with wins in the playoffs, while baseball and lacrosse lost in the first round.

June 22, 2021

People gathered at the Narragansett House in Oak Bluffs to celebrate Juneteenth, and its new status as a federal holiday.

June 21, 2021

Today is the summer solstice, the turning point in the celestial year when the sun in the Northern Hemisphere is at its greatest distance from the equator.

June 20, 2021

Aquinnah's annual town meeting finished the political meeting season Saturday, with the smallest town on the Island deciding the fate of big ticket projects around town hall and the Cliffs.

June 19, 2021