Summer hay is being cut and baled. Swallows swoop around the farm fields, feasting on crickets and insects in the afternoon sun. July is here and we are loving it.

July 26, 2022

At the Martha’s Vineyard Animal Shelter’s Celebration of Pets, every dog got his day.

July 25, 2022

A bit of spontaneity, a little arm-twisting and a contagious spirit of generosity turned last night into another record-breaking year for the Possible Dreams Auction.

July 25, 2022

Despite the humidity of recent days, this has been a relatively hot and dry summer.

July 23, 2022

In Vineyard Haven the ferry Island Home rounds the breakwater and sounds her horn, loaded to the gunwales with day trippers and loaded below with cars.

July 21, 2022

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 19, 2022

Eighteen catboats participated in the Catboat Rendezvous in the procession of sail — from the Katama Narrows, past the downtown waterfront and out to Edgartown Outer Harbor.

July 18, 2022

July is filled to brimming over with revisited joys that we both remember and anticipate with the passage of each new year.

July 17, 2022

The West Tisbury Library’s revamped annual book sale opened Sunday, with book enthusiasts mulling through hundreds of donated books collected on the library’s back porch.

July 13, 2022

The two-day Fluke for Luke fishing tournament concluded with an awards ceremony at the Portuguese American Club Sunday afternoon.

July 11, 2022

The bunting, pin wheels and top hats are put away for another year and the hamburgers, hot dogs and potato salad are safely in the fridge. Now the sun is shining and beaches await.

July 10, 2022

Main street in Vineyard Haven was the place to be for the annual Tisbury Street Fair to peruse outdoor shopping and listen to live music, but the biggest lines could be found at the food tables.

July 9, 2022

It’s haying season again on Island farms. The Fischer family gathered at Flat Point Farm to gather their hay using the traditional method.

July 8, 2022

After the parade, after dinner, after ice cream, all eyes turned to the skies above Edgartown harbor for the return of town's annual Fourth of July fireworks display. Islanders and visitors headed to beachs, town streets, porches and the waterfront to view the rocket's red glare.

July 7, 2022

Marking 25 years of crowd-pleasing performances, the annual summer concert by the Island Community Chorus was also Peter Boak’s final concert as director of the group.

July 6, 2022

Edgartown's streets were a vision of red, white and blue with decorated floats and parade-goers in patriotic dress as the Vineyard celebrated the nation's birthday with the annual Fourth of July parade.

July 4, 2022