The 2019 Martha's Vineyard Book Festival featured two days of author panels and interviews, and an opening night with Chelsea Handler and Seth Meyers, with a drop-in by Amy Schumer. The words flowed, books were praised and the audience gratified.

August 5, 2019

August has arrived. One more month of summer. Take time to ponder, to rejoice and to wonder.

August 3, 2019

Nautical traditions of Menemsha were on display on Thursday at the annual Meet The Fleet gathering. Fishermen displayed their skills and the Coast Guard gave a demonstration of power and precision of their helicopter with water rescue training drills in the harbor.

August 2, 2019

Maps show growth of development and conservation land on Martha's Vineyard over the last 50 years, from 1969 to 2019.  Special thanks to cartographer Chris Seidel of the Martha's Vineyard Commission.

August 1, 2019

Whether at Menemsha, Tashmoo or Edgartown, early sunrises and swarming birds beckon all out to sea. Some head out early for work and some head out later for pleasure, but one thing is as clear the Menemsha Pond water in the morning: the sea is the place to be in high summer.

July 31, 2019

The Old Sculpin Gallery celebrated 65 years of promoting art and artists. Located next to the Chappy Ferry on Memorial Wharf, the gallery honored the moment with an exhibit of the current members of the Martha's Vineyard Art Association.   

July 29, 2019

The Edgartown Yacht Club's annual 'Round-the-Island Race is the signatu

July 29, 2019

Storms, heat, cooling breezes, summer sun, starry nights—it is the time for outdoor activity no matter the weather. Butterflies and dragonflies burst forth with color as do flowers and ocean waves.

July 27, 2019

Mariposa Museum presents this nationally touring exhibition of art quil

July 23, 2019

The Oak Bluffs Open Air Market features Island-grown produce, live music, specialty foods, handmade jewelry, merchandise, crafts, antiques and mo

July 23, 2019

The Flea, is it is affectionately known, is open every Wednesday and Sunday in the summer in a field off Middle Road.

July 23, 2019

Over the weekend, the Portugese-American Club hosted its annual Holy Ghost Festival. The parade and feast are favorites of Islanders of all backgrounds for their traditional flare, great food, and plenty of entertainment for everyone.

July 22, 2019

Whether realistic or abstract, three high-summer art openings brought large sizes and vivid colors to Vineyard gallery walls. Rez Williams debuted new landscapes from a trip to Maine to the A Gallery on State Road.

July 22, 2019

Catboat sailors from Martha's Vineyard and Cape Cod gathered last weekend for their annual Vineyard Haven catboat rendezvous. The 10 boats came from as far east as Chatham and as far west as Mattapoissett, along with the Vineyarders, to compete in one race Saturday afternoon.

July 22, 2019

Our great challenge is to slow down this sprint through summer, to savor this fleeting season's sweetness and try to make it last.

July 19, 2019

Summer is in full flower, with hot, humid weather here and wildflower fields and cutting gardens in peak bloom.

July 18, 2019