For those on the western edge of the Vineyard, the small but mighty Aquinnah Fourth of July parade tops them all.

July 4, 2023

This weekend ushers in the month of July, the advent of which comes almost as a surprise. July? Already? We're just past our cool spring, and we're not completely prepared for July. Give us another few weeks to get ready.

July 2, 2023

Fireworks, barbecues, road races, and lobster rolls are on the agenda and parades are planned at both ends of the Island. Banners and bunting have been hung and flags are waving as the Vineyard welcomes one of the busiest days of the year.

July 1, 2023

This summer the Martha's Vineyard Museum pays tribute to when a group of librarians and amateur Yankee historians gathered to create the Dukes County Historical Society.

June 29, 2023

Shadows dapple up-Island roads. Leaves whisper in early breezes. Tree limbs reach across roads to tenderly touch. The air is fresh. Webs of dew on the grass sparkle in the sun. An occasional rabbit sniffs curiously at a roadside wildflower. It's June on the Vineyard.

June 27, 2023

June has made it to our shores, even though the cool wet weather seems more suitable for May. Despite the weather, the nesting season is well underway, with many of our common nesting birds now fledging their first brood.

June 27, 2023

As per tradition, Camp Jabberwocky counselors dressed in high style to greet campers at the ferry. After hugs and hellos they all headed up to camp to begin a busy month of activities, beach trips and a summer play.

June 26, 2023

June can be a bit maddening because it brings on so many aspects of the season, but still it is a month on the margin of summer. Then comes July, and we know the wild ride of summer is on.

June 25, 2023

Today was the last day of classes for most Island schools. Cheers echoed from every classroom as the noon bell rang at the Edgartown School, signaling the end of another school year and the start of summer vacation.

June 20, 2023

This year is the second annual Juneteenth Jubilee celebration on the Vineyard, held for the first time as an Island-wide event last year. The theme this year is Free as the Wind.

June 19, 2023

Islanders, day-trippers and summer residents all found their way to Oak Bluffs a day later due to rain on Saturday for the annual Harborfest.

June 19, 2023

Vineyarders made their way to Tisbury Wharf this weekend to tour the historic Amistad, a replica of the historic vessel that was the setting of a slave revolt in 1839. The ship is the centerpiece for events remembering and celebrating Juneteenth.

June 19, 2023

"When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years." So said Mark Twain in Old Times on the Mississippi in 1874 and the same holds true today.

June 18, 2023

Blooming Art is on display at the historic Old Mill in West Tisbury this weekend, the Martha’s Vineyard Garden Club’s biggest event of the year.

June 17, 2023

Dressed to the nines, Islanders came out to the historic Dr. Daniel Fisher House Thursday night for the 37th annual Taste of the Vineyard, a super-sized soiree and smorgasbord that benefits the Vineyard Trust.

June 17, 2023

The Amistad was at rest at Tisbury Wharf Thursday morning, after spending the night off Cuttyhunk on her voyage from Mystic, Connecticut.  

June 15, 2023