The Island's smallest town started off the Island's belated Fourth of July festivities with the 11th annual Old South Road Children's Parade.

July 5, 2014

We take pride, here on Martha’s Vineyard, in being a place apart. A place apart from the distractions and hurly burl of off Island life. A place to reconnect with family and friends, a place for a quiet respite and an ocean swim, and a place to get closer to nature.

July 4, 2014

Vineyarders love the Fourth of July and many exhibit their patriotic duty by celebrating in colorful ways. Pick most any street, lane, path or backyard and there is evidence of summer in full bloom.

July 3, 2014

Between five and seven kits have been hanging out around the front porch at Alley's General Store. The kits have created a fuss, store manager Rhonda Backus said. "It was a vibe of when the president drives by."  

July 1, 2014

Today was the last day of classes at Island schools. Cheers echoed from every classroom as the noon bell rang on Friday afternoon at the Edgartown School, signaling the end of another school year and the start of summer vacation.

June 27, 2014

At a change of command ceremony Friday morning, U.S. Coast Guard Station Menemsha said goodbye to departing senior chief Jason Olsen and welcomed his replacement, senior chief Robert Riemer.

June 27, 2014

Summer is in full swing now as Islanders get out on the open water, cast their eyes to the sky, and enjoy the natural beauty that is the Vineyard around them.

June 26, 2014

After spending seven days at Tisbury Wharf, the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan left Vineyard Haven harbor Wednesday morning, bound for New Bedford. Onlookers gathered at Tisbury Wharf and West Chop to get a glimpse of the last wooden whaling ship as she left Vineyard waters.

June 25, 2014

The Little League season came to an end Saturday with the championship games. In the major leagues, the Red Sox defeated the Cubs 10-0 to take home the title.

June 23, 2014

This weekend the crowds of people heading to Tisbury Wharf to visit the Charles W. Morgan seemed as big as the historic whaleship they had come to see. The visitors were greeted by a man with a violin and a ukulele who sang and told stories.

June 23, 2014

The Tisbury Wharf was a busy place all weekend as visitors lined up to see the Charles W. Morgan, the last remaining wooden whale ship in the world. The Morgan will be open to the public daily until Tuesday.

June 20, 2014

Yesterday was the longest day of the year as Summer Solstice was celebrated on the Island. The Vineyard now turns its attention to beach days, barbecues, fishing adventures and greeting old friends. Enjoy!

June 20, 2014

The trip from Newport to Vineyard Haven aboard the last wooden whaleship began with fog and a building southwest wind. The tugboat Sirius out of Vineyard Haven towed the whaleship into Rhode Island Sound.

June 19, 2014

Crowds on onlookers packed the shorelines along the north shore and Vineyard Haven harbor and cheered the arrival of the Charles W. Morgan with water salutes, tears of joy, and thousands of photographs taken.

June 18, 2014