The ocean. The Sound. The ponds. And the harbors. The Vineyard is surrounded by water and people are taking advantage of it during these sweltering days of humidity. Let's all head to the beach and enjoy it ourselves!

July 12, 2013

A rare and secluded south shore Martha’s Vineyard property goes on the market with a record asking price: $118 million for 314 acres in West Tisbury.

July 11, 2013

For 50 years, Felix Neck has been teaching visitors about nature. The sanctuary offers not only structured learning opportunities, but also a butterfly garden and an extensive trail system. Visitors are invited to get involved as much or as little as they want.

July 11, 2013

They help us get where we need to go, both to and from the Island. Behind the scenes of the Steamship Authority.

July 11, 2013

Daytripper, commuter, weekender, summer kid, year-rounder, washashore, Islander: the moniker doesn’t matter. It doesn’t matter if you take a plane to the Vineyard, or if you come via your own boat or one of the other passenger ferries that makes the trip.

July 11, 2013

Running Free, a 36-and-a-half foot sailboat that ran aground at Norton Point beach on Friday, was still languishing on the beach Wednesday morning after salvage and refloating efforts failed.

July 10, 2013

It's best to arrive at the Tisbury Street Fair with an empty stomach. Crowds packed Main street in Vineyard Haven on Monday evening to peruse outdoor shopping booths and listen to live music on every corner, but the biggest lines could be found at the numerous food tables.

July 9, 2013

Sail MV's annual benefit at Tisbury Wharf.

July 7, 2013

The ending of long days of rain showers brought out summer flowers and summer people to enjoy the sun. The Vineyard welcomed all three, especially the sun!

July 5, 2013

Thousands of onlookers lined the streets of Edgartown Thursday for the 44th annual Independence Day parade, featuring floats, dancers, bag pipes and general jubilation.  

July 4, 2013

For more than a month, film crews set up shop on Vineyard streets and at Island businesses for the filming of a new ABC Family reality show, The Vineyard. Go behind the scenes of filming at State Beach, the Steamship Authority and more.

July 4, 2013

The Island got off to an early start celebrating Independence Day Thursday with a chldren's parade in Aquinnah. In Edgartown, crowds prepared for the 5 p.m. festivities, and adorned their white picket fences with flags and bunting. 

July 4, 2013

A full contingent of Chilmark softball players turned out for Thursday's Fourth of July games, played at 8:30 a.m. at Flanders Field off North Tabor Road. Games will also be played on Sunday morning beginning at 8:30 a.m. All are invited. 

July 4, 2013

A new 24 by 48 foot greenhouse is in the final stages of completion at the Bayes Norton Farm.

July 3, 2013

Day four in moving erosion-threatened Schifter house saw progress as building inched toward new footing.

July 2, 2013

Work continues to shore up an eroding bluff on the Wasque area of Chappaquiddick. Residents Richard and Jennifer Schifter have undertaken a massive plan to relocate their 8,300 square foot home from the water's edge, and to stave off advancing erosion.

July 1, 2013