Islanders hit the beaches to honor Earth Day and pick up trash left over from the long winter. The Vineyard Conservation Society sponsored the event for the 22nd year on the Vineyard. Here are some beach scenes from photographer Tim Johnson.

April 18, 2014

Sheep could be heard bleating and greeting visitors at the Farm Institute this past weekend at the fourth annual Sheepapalooza.

April 13, 2014

Warmer days and still cool nights keep the fog horn sounding and Islanders appreciating the morning fog.

April 11, 2014

By water or by air. There are two ways to reach  the Vineyard. And this week Tim Johnson takes to the sky to record his Island images.

April 3, 2014

Freshman Ben DeBettencourt took home the win at the 17th annual linguini bridge contest, held Monday morning at the regional high school. Ben's bridge, dubbed Anthony, held up 1,500 pounds of weight without cracking or smashing, beating out 98 other entrants in the contest.

March 31, 2014

Students of Rebecca Barca-Tinus took over the Old Whaling Church Sunday for their 24th annual concert on the Vineyard.

March 31, 2014

The upstairs room of the Grange Hall was abuzz with activity Sunday afternoon, as students from the charter school ran through scenes from their upcoming play Peter Pan.

March 30, 2014

The Edgartown shellfish department opened the Great Pond to the sea Friday morning, a ritual that takes place about four times a year. The openings help raise salinity levels and increase circulation in the pond. Steve Handy was the contractor for the project.

March 28, 2014

March certainly came in like a lion, with unseasonably cold temperatures and snow. And while the temperature is a more favorable 50, instead of snow we have heavy rain. At least we won't have to shovel anything!

March 28, 2014

Flags flew at half staff at Island fire stations and beyond today in memory of the two firefighters lost in the tragic Boston fire on Wednesday.

March 27, 2014

Peeping pinkletinks headed back to their safe havens and the rest of the Vineyard enjoyed a quiet day off indoors as high winds and snow brought back winter in March.

March 26, 2014

The Island woke to swirling snow and gale-force winds as a spring blizzard lashed the Vineyard with gusts up to 56 mph.

March 26, 2014

Long Point Wildlife Refuge hosted Seaside Saturday this past weekend, with crafts, self-guided scavenger hunts and plenty of wildlife viewing.

March 24, 2014

Sunset from West Chop to Sunset over the airport. Two different but equally beautiful views on the Vineyard. With many stops in between.

March 20, 2014

A pizza oven from the former Lattanzi's restaurant in Edgartown took flight this week. It ended up on North Water street restaurant's second floor. Baxter Crane provided the horsepower to lift the 5,000 pound mostly steel oven.

March 20, 2014

The offices of Martha's Vineyard Marina got a lift this month. The 54 by 36 foot building on Lagoon Pond Road was lifted and moved over to the side so that new supporting spiles could be installed. The building will be seven feet higher.

March 20, 2014