Go out into the countryside in search of summer's most brilliant visitor. The traveler will find the striking flashes of orange butterfly weed in pastures and old meadows, on Vineyard hillside and swale and along Island roadsides and sandy lanes.

July 18, 2019

The 36th edition of the Cottagers' annual house tour has something for everyone—something old, something new and something green.

July 16, 2019

People gathered at Long Point Refuge to view a reflective hot air balloon and the series of events that would accompany it.

July 16, 2019

July is prime season for shorebirds and summer residents. It is also the season for baby birds, and adult birds are busy bringing food to their young.

July 16, 2019

While there's a little rock and roll in every Camp Jabberwocky show, this over-the-top celebration of late-1980s bands had the camper-counselor cast and crew letting loose with the joyous freedom that only rock can bring.

July 15, 2019

So far this year, the weather's never quite hit its stride. Heaviness and fog. Humidity and mist. Cool drizzly mornings yielding to a sultry sun. We have been the sideline spectators to anomalies of weather that have made this in no way a typical summer.

July 14, 2019

No finer setting could be arranged by nature than water, wind and weather enjoyed to its fullest by children learning to sail. Beginning with Optis, and moving up to 420's, and graduating to day sailors – it's sporting in full summer splendor.

July 11, 2019

Celebrating the birth of Tisbury and the start of another Vineyard summer at the Tisbury Street Fair.

July 9, 2019

Dukes County Avenue Art District galleries and neighboring galleries opened their doors for an evening of art, socializing and entertainment. The Arts District Stroll is a summer staple in the art scene.

July 8, 2019

For the many who worry about the weather in the summer ahead, The Old Farmer's Almanac provides a hopeful forecast for people attracted to the beach and the rolling surf and the cool spray at the water's edge.

July 7, 2019

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