On Saturday, Penn Field in Oak Bluffs was the site of the Little League championships. This was the official opening day for the new fields and a chance for the kids to showcase their talents in style.

June 22, 2015

"When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years." So said Mark Twain in Old Times on the Mississippi in 1874 and the same holds true today.

June 19, 2015

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School class of 2015 ended their high school careers Sunday with commencement exercises.

June 15, 2015

Enjoy photographer Tim Johnson's pictures and wish the Class of 2015 best wishes.

June 11, 2015

Sixty-four hikers set off from the Chilmark Pond Preserve at 8 a.m. Saturday, a healthy crowd for Martha's Vineyard Land Bank's 23rd annual Cross-Island Hike. In honor of National Trails Day, the land bank hosts a day-long guided hike across Island conservation land.

June 8, 2015

The rains finally came this week and our month-long wait ended. Beach roses displayed droplets on their unfurling petals while umbrellas were found in the back of closets and brought out again. Later in the week the sun reappeared but the Island had a needed and cleansing shower.

June 7, 2015

The water churned with bluefish at Wasque Point last weekend, and fishermen could hardly believe their luck.

June 5, 2015

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School class of 2015 will graduate Sunday at the Tabernacle. The diverse group of students are remembered at their school as thoughtful, hardworking, and eager to engage in the community around them.

June 3, 2015

Take a moment to enjoy scenes from different parts of the Island caught by Tim Johnson's camera as May winds down.

May 31, 2015

With the smash of a champagne bottle and cheers all around, the Gay Head Light came to rest at its new location.

May 30, 2015

Working at an accelerated pace, workers expect to finish the Gay Head Light move Saturday morning.

May 30, 2015

On Thursday, the Gay Head Light started to depart from the location where it has rested for nearly 160 years.

May 28, 2015

The Gay Head Light is ready for its big move, which is now scheduled for Thursday, May 28. On Tuesday afternoon, the 1856 lighthouse stood in the center of an enormous excavation, balanced on the wood and steel frame that will travel with the lighthouse.

May 26, 2015

Students marched to the sea Friday bearing flowers and flags to throw flowers in the water in honor of Memorial Day.

May 22, 2015

Work began this spring on the relocation of the Gay Head Light.

May 21, 2015

Happy Memorial Day to all Gazette readers near and far. Welcome to another Island summer.

May 21, 2015