In 2018 the historic steeple that stands above the Tisbury town hall was removed. The classic New England-style town hall was originally a church and dates to 1844.

December 19, 2022

The regional high school's MV Big Band presented their first annual Winter JazzFest at the Performing Arts Center.

December 19, 2022

Three days from now the winter solstice will arrive, with night triumphant over day, and then the slow march of longer days will begin.

December 18, 2022

The annual Christmas lights display at Ocean Park highlights the holiday season in Oak Bluffs and transforms the familiar space; a lit Christmas tree graces the bandstand and trees stand out on our cold evenings. The annual display is prepared by Crossland Landscape.

December 15, 2022

The rural reaches of the Island are cloaked in deep quiet, and native holly and winter berry stand out in sharp relief against a background of gray bare-branched woodlands.

December 11, 2022

When the bells of the Old Whaling Church clock chimed 11 a.m. on Saturday morning, anticipation was high in downtown Edgartown for the annual Christmas parade.

December 10, 2022

The Edgartown lighthouse was dressed in holiday style Friday as Christmas in Edgartown festivities got underway with the annual lighthouse lighting.

December 9, 2022

More than 70 singers strong, the Island Community Chorus brought holiday cheer and glorious singing to the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown over the weekend.

December 5, 2022

A special December edition of First Friday kicked off the holiday season at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum in Vineyard Haven, a part of the town's 'Tis the Season events, which will be held through the end of the month.

December 5, 2022

The days grow shorter and darker and winter approaches. The light on the Vineyard changes at this time of year, the sun now pale in its slide toward the Southern Hemisphere.

December 4, 2022

We know the season in our bones. In the days after Thanksgiving beaches are lovely and wind-pierced places, and Vineyarders stepped out to walk off our festive celebrations.

December 2, 2022

The miniature townscape is a decades-long passion project for Vineyard resident Debbie Brown, entirely based on the world of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.

December 1, 2022

The Chilmark Community Center was packed Saturday night, with every seat filled for the long-awaited return of the Chilmark Potluck Jam.

November 28, 2022

A large holiday crowd filled Healey Square Saturday evening for the annual Oak Bluffs tree lighting.

November 28, 2022

Thanksgiving marks the end of one season and the beginning of another, but this year there is a distinct sense of procrastination about it all.

November 27, 2022