It was one of those beautiful days on the water. A trip aboard the ferry Island Home from Woods Hole to Vineyard Haven easily became a platform for seeing what is going on on the water. Sailboats speed across the water, pushed by a steady breeze.

August 1, 2013

By mid-season, the Martha's Vineyard Sharks led the Futures Collegiate Baseball League. Read more at: Sharks of Summer Lead the League

July 30, 2013

Jim Thomas led his spiritual choir in a sunset performance at the East Chop Lighthouse.

July 30, 2013

Nine years ago the Oak Bluffs selectmen designated the last Saturday in July as Della Hardman Day to commemorate Mrs. Hardman’s work as a scholar, volunteer and an outstanding Islander.

July 29, 2013

Artists colony the Yard began its second annual Tap the Yard festival on Thursday night, July 25, bringing together a host of rhythm and percussive-based dancers that go beyond the standard tap steps to include hiphop, Irish step dancing, body percussion and modern dance.

July 27, 2013

As July winds down the Island is bustling with visitors and activities. Photographer Tim Johnson showcases the overlooked beauty we miss while going full speed ahead.

July 25, 2013

For some, the Feast of the Holy Ghost is a poignant reminder of Azorean Portuguese history, and a chance for to celebrate multiple generations of Islanders who have shared in that heritage of preparing food for the feast.

July 22, 2013

Fifty-six sailboats of varying sizes participated in the annual Edgartown Yacht Club Round the Island Race Saturday. With a downwind morning start, a few raised their spinakers on one of the windiest days the race has seen in a few years.

July 20, 2013

With temperatures routinely peaking at 90 degrees, the Vineyard sweltered under the blanket of a heat wave. Although uncomfortably hot, it was the humidity that drove people to the beach . . . or to their air conditioners.

July 19, 2013

It was 60 years ago that Helen Lamb first brought six children with disabilities to a leaky cottage in Oak Bluffs. The rest is not just history but her beloved legacy: Camp Jabberwocky, a residential vacation camp for people with disabilities.

July 17, 2013

They came from both the Vineyard and off-Island to compete in the annual Vineyard Cup Regatta, held last weekend on Vineyard and Nantucket Sound.

July 16, 2013

Year-round and summer vistors alike gathered at Five Corners in Vineyard Haven Sunday to protest the verdict of the Trayvon Martin trial.

July 15, 2013

Two months after they wed, Cynthia Riggs and her husband Howard Attebery hosted an Islandwide gathering at the Cleaveland House in West Tisbury Saturday to celebrate their union. Tables were decorated with all kinds of delights, including a cake with a quote from Dr.

July 14, 2013

Seven galleries and artistic-leaning shops opened their doors Saturday night for a summer kickoff even, the Oak Bluffs Arts District Stroll.

July 13, 2013

The Edgartown Yacht Club kicked off its 90th annual regatta on Thursday with hundreds of sailboat racing five courses in a variety of sailboat types and age divisions. The event continus through Saturday. Across the Island, another sailboat race is taking place: Sail MV's Vineyard Cup.

July 13, 2013

President Barack Obama will return to Martha's Vineyard this summer, making his fourth trip to the Island during his presidency, the White House confirmed Friday. Mr. Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to the Vineyard on Aug. 10 and remain on Island until Aug.

July 12, 2013