A look at the year-round staples of the Menemsha harbor and fishing port.

October 24, 2012

The stories of Vineyard cemetery inhabitants — Pooles, Allens and Mayhews, war veterans, and the unknown lying under unmarked stones — are sad and heroic, uneventful and romantic. To walk among the graves is to walk through history.

October 24, 2012

Scarecrows are popping up in front of storefronts this week, part of the Martha's Vineyard Public Charter School's annual Island-wide contest.

October 23, 2012

The Moshup Trail area has long been identified as a place of special importance.

October 23, 2012

The winter farmers' market opened for the season Saturday at the agricultural hall in West Tisbury. The market will continue every other Saturday through the last week of December.

October 22, 2012

High school students donned their finest Saturday night for the annual homecoming dance.

October 16, 2012

After weeks of competition it was time to dole out prizes — including top wins, a new truck and a boat.

October 15, 2012

Islanders took to the streets Sunday to raise money for the fight against local and international hunger.

October 15, 2012

Scenes (and signs) from the working waterfront of the Island's year-round port.

October 15, 2012

The popular Edgartown farm celebrated the fall harvest season with hay rides, a carving competition and children's games.

October 15, 2012

Photographed sometime between the summers of 1935 and 1938, these scenes are the oldest known moving images of Island men swordfishing by harpoon.

October 15, 2012

Though the crowds are gone, the intricate, colorful beauty remains.

October 12, 2012

Wide-open fields are punctuated by livestock in the cool autumn months.

October 11, 2012

Low-lying Edgartown has always been defined goegraphically by its bodies of water. From salt, to brackish, to fresh, water permeates Edgartown's every facet.

October 9, 2012

During derby season, fishing permeates every facet of Island life.

October 1, 2012

It was a celebration of all things local, from livestock to entertainment and food, at the Living Local Harvest Festival at the Agricltural Hall.

September 30, 2012