In this pocket before summer really begins, some measure the advance of the season not by the blooming of buttercups but by the sudden absence of parking places downtown.

June 22, 2020

Hundreds of peaceful demonstrators marched from Vineyard Haven to Oak Bluffs as part of the Juneteenth racial justice march for equality.

June 19, 2020

Long lines, sunny skies and hand sanitizer greeted a steady stream of masked voters in Oak Bluffs and Edgartown on Thursday, as Islanders headed to the polls.

June 18, 2020

Oak Bluffs held their annual town meeting beneath the canopy of the Tabernacle, the meeting saw a strong turnout with 239 voters in a historic year.

June 18, 2020

Hundreds of peaceful demonstrators took to the streets in Oak Bluffs Sunday in a march against racism and police brutality.

June 14, 2020

It is early in June that we again become besotted with light, the longer into the evening the better.

June 14, 2020

Originally scheduled for March 31, the annual town meeting was postponed three times and took place outside, under a tent on the Tisbury School.

June 13, 2020

The Edgartown annual town meeting, delayed two months due to the pandemic, took place under a tent at the Edgartown School.

June 13, 2020

On Saturday morning at 9 a.m. the West Tisbury Farmers’ Market officially opened in its new location, moving from the Grange Hall to the Agricultural Society fairgrounds this summer.

June 13, 2020

The coronavirus testing facility at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High school opened to the public last week, focused on testing asymptomatic patients on the Island.

June 11, 2020

Closed to the public for months, the Vineyard restaurants, retailers and hotels excitedly — but cautiously — re-opened their doors to customers on Monday.

June 9, 2020

On Sunday afternoon, on what would have been graduation day for the regional high school seniors, the community turned out in large numbers to celebrate the seniors with a parade down Beach Road.

June 7, 2020

June is the month of bursting colors and beguiling aromas, and now we are on the threshold of summer.

June 7, 2020

The hospital held a kneel-in Friday afternoon at the hospital healing garden in an expression of solidarity with nationwide peaceful protesters.

June 5, 2020

Students dropped off textbooks, returned uniforms and settled dues for AP exams before claiming their graduation caps and gowns.

June 2, 2020

Islanders filled the sidewalks stretching in all directions at Five Corners to decry the death of George Floyd.

June 1, 2020