On the first sunny day of the Memorial Day weekend, hundreds showed up for a morning parade in Vineyard Haven that paid tribute to the sacrifice of those who have given their lives in service to the country. The parade began at 10 a.m.

May 27, 2013

Cynthia Riggs and Howard Attebery were married Saturday before a crowd of family, friends and well-wishers in the West Tisbury Congregational Church, adding a long-awaited chapter to a love story that has captured hearts and imaginations around the country.

May 25, 2013

Rain may have impeded their march to the sea, but on Friday students at the Tisbury and Edgartown Schools ensured that a generations-old tradition dedicated to those who fought and died in war lived on.

May 24, 2013

The week leading up to Memorial Day is busy in many ways. Businesses rush to ready their stores, contractors hustle to finish projects, and towns hurry to welcome the expected visitors. But off the beaten path you may find peace and solitude.

May 24, 2013

Artist Paul Karasik recently spent a day with Steve Ewing, a Vineyard dock builder, sketchbook in hand.Hover mouse over image to stop progression of slideshow.

May 23, 2013

Last fall a group of nine soldiers arrived in Menemsha to compete in the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby.

May 23, 2013

The common room of the Chilmark School rustled with popcorn bags and whispers on Friday afternoon as the entire school, kindergarten through fifth grades, prepared to become the audience for their own animated films.

May 21, 2013

Another sign of late spring as boat launching season has begun at Martha's Vineyard Shipyard. Owners and workers spent the weekend moving boats from cradle to harbor in preparation of Memorial Day weekend.

May 20, 2013

Every Saturday from April to mid-June, more than 300 youth baseball players take to the Vineyard fields. Volunteer coaches and umpires guide the players through their games, as young batters line up a swing in Tee-Ball and older pitchers fire curveballs in Babe Ruth play.

May 20, 2013

The DJ cued up every dance craze from Thriller to the Cupid Shuffle at Saturday night's junior prom, held at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury. 

May 18, 2013

Father Michael Nagle, pastor of Good Shepherd Parish, gave a prayer and blessing on Saturday. Local motorcyclists gathered, a small turnout compared to past years, at the parking lot in front of the Oak Bluffs Steamship Authority Wharf. For much of the time they extended greetings.

May 15, 2013

Filming is underway for The Vineyard reality show, which is getting a warm welcome in some quarters.

May 14, 2013

The regional high school sailing team hosted its final home regatta of the season Friday, defeating Cape and Islands League opponent Barnstable 5-0 in a best-of-five race format. The sailors practice and compete on Lagoon Pond, a far cry from the green fields at the high school.

May 13, 2013

The thunder and rain held off just long enough for Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary to host its Citizen Science Celebration last Saturday. Visitors had the opportunity to participate in hands-on citizen science work, starting with a guided bird walk and ending with a salamander survey.

May 13, 2013

Rumbling thunder provided a backdrop for the fourth annual Featherstone Garden Tea Party and Fashion Show on Saturday afternoon, but underneath the grand white tent, all was sunny and bright.

May 12, 2013

Mother’s Day weekend and the beginning of spring came together this weekend at Edgartown's Pink & Green Weekend Celebration.

May 11, 2013