Chili cooks and partakers descended on the Portuguese American Club Saturday for the annual Big Chili Contest which benefits the Red Stocking Fund.

January 27, 2013

Once a year, The Trustees of Reservations leads a hike through the property known as The Brickyard— conservation restricted land that lies in between Menemsha Hills and Great Rock Bight which was once the site of a functioning brick works industry.

January 25, 2013

The wooden tents of the Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association received six inches of snow this week.

January 25, 2013

With frigid temperatures hovering belowing freezing, Vineyarders headed out to enjoy the blanket of snow that fell Monday eveneing.

January 23, 2013

Following a busy weekend of football games, inaugurations and the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, the Island woke on Tuesday to several inches of snow and sunshine.

January 22, 2013

Wind blew most of the snow away from Lambert's Cove Beach on Friday morning, leaving behind small snow dunes and scattered patches of white by sunset.

January 18, 2013

From the gleaming russet wood of pint-sized instruments, to the shining buckles on children’s dress shoes, to the carefully-practiced notes of the Hallelujah Chorus, Thursday night’s All-Island Winter Strings Concert was full of polish.

January 18, 2013

Islanders woke up to several inches of snow Friday morning - as well as plenty of sunshine - both welcome sights after a gray week.

January 18, 2013

Oak Bluffs woke up to blue sky and white snow this morning, adding a lightness to what seemed like a very gray week on the Island.

January 18, 2013

The first snow of the year arrived overnight, blanketing the Island in 3.2 inches of snow, according to the National Weather Service cooperative station in Edgartown.

January 18, 2013

Near the northern shore of Squibnocket Pond on a recent winter day, Tim Boland and Kristen Fauteux stood up to their necks in water, holding cameras, pruning shears and bulky bags high above their heads. 

January 17, 2013

Flat Point Farm, a 91-acre working farm nestled between two coves of the Tisbury Great Pond, has been owned by the Fischer family for several generations.

January 14, 2013

Frost settles on the open fields of Edgartown and coats leaves and spears of straw on a recent chilly morning.

January 14, 2013

Hundreds of adults and children turned out Sunday at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital to get free vaccinations against the flu. With help from dozens of volunteers, a long line of adults and children — at times snaking through several hallways — moved swiftly and efficiently through the process.

January 13, 2013

Twenty-four thousand pounds of concrete was brought to  Menemsha harbor on Wednesday morning, part of a vast harbor improvement plan that includes a new 40-foot fixed wooden fuel dock and new access ramps for people with handicaps.

January 10, 2013

A 28-foot whaleboat is being built using traditional methods for the Charles W. Morgan whaleship at Mystic Seaport by Gannon and Benjamin. The boat will hopefully be complete by June in time for the Wooden Boat Show at Mystic Seaport.

January 8, 2013