On the Island, we measure and treasure the months of quietude, the resting period before the approach to the summer season begins, and it causes us to come up short to realize that February is halfway done and spring is little more than a month away.

February 19, 2023

For Love Lives Here, Featherstone Center for the Arts invited Island artists to interpret the power of love and what “here” means since the Vineyard holds such a power of place, particularly for artists who find inspiration on the Island.

February 18, 2023

Oak Bluffs popular eatery, Linda Jean’s, which had been closed since mid-December, celebrated its re-opening with a ribbon cutting and gracious words from new owners Lisa and Winston Christie.

February 16, 2023

We are about midway between winter solstice and vernal equinox, but the weather feels more like early spring than midwinter. This week some of the days were almost balmy.

February 12, 2023

Martha's Vineyard Regional High School Dream Team players took to the hardwood in a game against the Harlem Triksterz.

February 11, 2023

Martha’s Vineyard boys basketball team notched their 11th straight victory last night, knocking off Dennis-Yarmouth by a score of 60-42.

February 7, 2023

The first week of February is in the record books with an icy weekend made more so with wind chill.

February 5, 2023

The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society provided shelter for barn animals and livestock during the cold snap this weekend.

February 4, 2023

After mostly mild weather this year, the Vineyard has had its first snap of bitter cold. The temperature was -3 this morning, with the wind chill making it feel even colder.

February 4, 2023

A total of 19 student artists received acclaim this week, winning a combined 24 awards for their creative submissions to the 2023 Scholastic Art Awards competition.

February 3, 2023

In this 1970s documentary by John Dennehy, Vineyard fisherman and brothers David and Ed Willoughby go out on Cape Pogue and demonstrate how to drag for bay scallops.

February 2, 2023

It is the last few days of January and the Vineyard turns another page on the calendar and welcomes February. This month brought wildly fluctuating weather, with temperatures up to the fifties and plenty of rain.

January 29, 2023

Students and teachers from the West Tisbury School stood out in front of the school as emergency vehicles from West Tisbury, Chilmark and Aquinnah paraded by with flashing lights and sirens to celebrate both girl and boys basketball team's Island championship. Go Hawks!

January 28, 2023

The Vineyard's many avian winter residents have arrived.

January 24, 2023

This year marked the 36th year the Scottish Society has celebrated the birthday of Scottish poet Robert Burns, with this year’s celebration falling on his 264th birthday.

January 23, 2023

We’re about a third of the way through the Island’s cold season. But recent days of that traditional January thaw were enough to turn thoughts forward to the advent of spring, a time that will come just as surely as winter will pass.

January 22, 2023