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

The gray, wet weather lately brings to mind the catchy song that used to air on Sesame Street: "It's a rainy day, it's a rainy day, it's raining outside and I can't go out and play. Why do we need the rain, anyway?"

June 23, 2019

For the fifth straight year the Vineyard girls tennis team has won the state championship.

June 20, 2019

Vineyard schools closed their lockers for the year today. In West Tisbury, teachers brought out musical instruments to sing goodbye as the school buses pulled away for the final time this school year. There were extra hugs goodbye in Edgartown as principal John Stevens retires.

June 18, 2019

The fifth annual Car-B-Q Classic rolled into Vineyard Haven on Father's Day. The event began with a parade of classic cars, trucks, vans and a motorcycle or two from the Martha's Vineyard Family Campground and proceeded to the Martha's Vineyard Museum.

June 17, 2019

On Saturday at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury the third annual town picnic was a place to play egg toss, listen to music, eat, scratch a sheep behind the ears or just chill out.

June 16, 2019

And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days. So wrote the poet James Russell Lowell. And it's true, particularly on the Vineyard, when the peonies are in their prime and the scent of rosa rugosa is on the breeze.

June 16, 2019

The Taste of the Vineyard is a hot ticket start-of-season party where Island restaurants show off their culinary skills by offering samples of new or signature dishes for the benefit of the Vineyard Trust.

June 15, 2019

Island waters were ringed with 201 fly fishermen for the Rod and Gun Club's catch and release tournament this weekend.

June 11, 2019

With words of wisdom, optimism, and remembrance, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School class of 2019 celebrated their graduation Sunday at the Tabernacle.

June 10, 2019

The sun shone on Saturday at the Grange Hall for the opening of the West Tisbury Farmers’ Market, and customers wandered in search of Island-grown asparagus, greens, June flowers and fresh-baked goods.

June 10, 2019

This year more than $2.2 million awards were given out during the class night ceremony at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs.

June 10, 2019

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