More than eight inches of snow fell in some parts of the Island on Thursday, the first full day of Spring. Though the roads were messy overnight and the plows busy, by Friday morning blue sky had emerged, creating a picturesque blue and white landscape.

March 22, 2013

Artist Margot Datz has spent the past three months recreating a 22-by-60 foot trompe l'oeil mural at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown using 24 shades of gray. The original mural, dating back to the 1840s, had faded and was previously lost to time.

March 21, 2013

Spring has sprung at the Farm Institute, which recently welcomed nearly a dozen lambs, with more on the way.

March 18, 2013

Hundreds of people turned out Saturday to take advantage of free skin cancer, hearing and cholestoral screenings and refloxology demonstrations at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital's annual health fair.

March 18, 2013

It's just a wee, small thing — no bigger than a leprechaun, really. But the second annual St. Patrick's Day parade, held Sunday morning in Edgartown, packed plenty of punch. Children, bagpiers and Irish dancers made their way through the streets, spreading joy and sharing in all things green.

March 17, 2013

Now in its 13th year, the Martha's Vineyard Film Festival has become an annual cultural rite of spring.

March 16, 2013

The face of Lucy Vincent was further transformed this weekend when a large protrusion, carved out by the hurricane Sandy in October, crashed to the beach this week. The hurricane created U-shaped fissure in the familiar cliff face, the result of a large boulder falling into the cave below.

March 14, 2013

It's a springtime ritual on the Vineyard, a celebration of the end of winter combined with the perfectly-timed opening of Dairy Queen on a half day of school.

March 13, 2013

It was a nail biter that ended in heartbreak. They were up by two points with under three minutes left in the game, then down by one point with five seconds remaining, but in the end the Vineyarders could not overcome defending champions Danvers on Tuesday in the MIAA Division 3 state semifinal at...

March 12, 2013

Mothers Opposed to Mayhem (MOM) and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence held a rally in memory of children lost to gun violence at the Five Corners intersection in Vineyard Haven on Sunday.

March 11, 2013

They came ready for a rematch, and that's what they got. On Saturday afternoon the boys' basketball team topped defending title-holders Wareham to claim the title of Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletics Association Division 3 South Section champions.

March 9, 2013

If you had walked the shoreline of the Vineyard between roughly 1870 and the middle 1930s — especially the muscular, rocky north shore from Lambert’s Cove west to Gay Head — you would have seen something there’s absolutely no sign of today: row after row of wooden stakes stretching up to 100 feet...

March 7, 2013

High winds and rain continued to pelt the Island Friday as a powerful ocean storm moved through the area, flooding coastlines and threatening substantial beach erosion.

March 7, 2013

Between the big storms this winter on Martha's Vineyard there was one quiet morning in Oak Bluffs harbor. The herring gulls, the pigeons and coastal waterbirds ruled the waterfront.

March 5, 2013

Signs of spring are all around at the Farm Institute in Edgartown, where two calves were recently born and hundreds of chicks have just arrived.

March 4, 2013

One by one, the hockey teams and girls' basketball fell in the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletics Association sectional tournament. But one team remains. Friday night brought jubilation to the Vineyard boys’ basketball team, when the seventh-seeded boys defeated Eastern Athletic Conference...

March 3, 2013