The Island needs no calendar to mark this stop along the way into summer. Our journey in the seasonal fast lane begins and it truly is summertime on the Vineyard.

July 5, 2019

It's become a popular annual tradition: the pressman hats handed out by the Gazette during the Fourth of July parade.

July 5, 2019

It's been called the best little parade in America, and Edgartown lived up to the hype.

July 4, 2019

The small parade which begins on Old South Road and ends on Philbin Beach is all about the kids.

July 4, 2019

More than 150 children and their families walked, biked, or got a ride Thursday morning during the 22nd annual Fourth of July Children's Parade in the Camp Ground.

July 4, 2019

The sun rises over Chappaquiddick and regulars make their way down to the bottom of Main street and belly up to the counter at the Dock Street Coffee Shop.

July 4, 2019

The morning sun rose over Nantucket Sound as 62 Polar Bears gathered in a friendship circle.

July 4, 2019

This is the week for flags – hundreds of them, fluttering from porches and front doors and fantails and farm gates.

July 2, 2019

Gallery openings for the last weekend of June were made more interesting as the clouds opened up and rain teemed down beforehand.

July 1, 2019

As part of the Yard's Pride, Not Prejudice week, the annual dance party was held at Noman's in Oak Bluffs.

July 1, 2019

We take pride, here on Martha's Vineyard, in being a place apart.

June 27, 2019

Shadows dapple up-Island roads. Leaves whisper in early breezes. Tree limbs reach across roads to tenderly touch. The air is fresh.

June 25, 2019

Now migrating shorebirds return as the calendar turns its page to June. Birders have crowded Island ponds and beaches as ruddy turnstones, short-billed dowitchers, red knots, sandpipers, and dunlin return to their summer homes.

June 25, 2019

The Granary Gallery held its first opening of the summer season on Sunday. Alison Shaw, Terry Crimmen, Dan VanLandingham, Tamalin Baumgarten, and Frank Rapoza showed their art and mingled with guests.

June 24, 2019

On Saturday the Cubs beat the Pirates to win the Martha’s Vineyard Little League Major League championship.

June 24, 2019

Camp Jabberwocky counselors dressed in high style to greet July campers as they arrived by ferry.

June 24, 2019

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