March is a month of considerable frustration. Spring is so near, yet snow, freezing temperatures and showers remain, postponing the greening of the Island. It was a week that included both sledding and surfing and the snow began receeding into just a winter memory.

March 12, 2015

Menemsha is nearing the end of winter and the small fishing village of Chilmark is asleep. Fish shacks, stores and restaurants are empty. The bustle of summer is nothing but a memory. Even the snow has few footprints.

March 9, 2015

March did indeed roar in like a lion on the Vineyard, with more accumulating inches of snow. But signs of life are emerging if you look for them.

March 3, 2015

As we turn the calendar to March, spring is on the horizon but seems so far away. Ice dots every harbor and the snow seems here to stay as Islanders search for spots of sun and await a new season. Tour the cold Island through Tim Johnson's lens.

March 1, 2015

Freezing temperatures and snow cover have put the Island bird population to the test this winter.

February 27, 2015

The Vineyard Gazette won 35 awards in the 2015 New England Newspaper and Press Association's Better Newspaper Competition. The awards came in all categories, including news writing, photography, design, and digital excellence. Here is a look at some of the winning photographs and designs.

February 23, 2015

Snow followed by ice followed by snow and more ice. We get used to our second skins of snow boots and down jackets, mittens and scarves and hats. Shoveling and snow days are all the rage. Take a look at the frozen Island through Tim Johnson's lens.

February 19, 2015
February 16, 2015

A winter storm that started on Valentine's Day brought more snow and wind to the Vineyard.

February 15, 2015

The snow is piled high along Island roads and blankets fields. The harbor is filled with ice. Another blizzard heads our way.

February 12, 2015

From scallops to water salinity, Martha's Vineyard high school students looked to the Island for inspiration for the annual science and engineering fair, which took place Saturday. Here's a look at some of the competing projects.

February 7, 2015

Seven degrees the other morning. Heading out for a walk on the Vineyard these days requires a pair of Yaktrax, or at least someone nearby to hold on to as the remaining snow has turned to unnavigable ice. While you're at it, throw on an extra layer too, the winds have been blowing cold.

February 6, 2015

Football fans around the Island celebrated the Patriots' Super Bowl win on Sunday, including a large crowd gathered at the Wharf to cheer on the team.

February 2, 2015

Let's take another moment to appreciate the hard work put in by our road crews during our most recent blizzard. Tim Johnson was out there at the height of the snowstorm to capture the variety of trucks, plows, and bobcats used.

January 29, 2015

As Wednesday dawned, Vineyarders woke up to blue skies and a white landscape. After a day and a half of howling winds and driving snow, the Island was covered in snow drifts several feet high. Snow plows and shovels were in demand as the Island started to dig out.

January 28, 2015