Ah, September. The haze lifts from the skies and spectacular sunsets arrive. Fishermen restock their tackle boxes and line the shore in search of the elusive monster striper. And gatherers descend to the ocean's edge to pluck beach plums.

September 12, 2014

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) celebrated its 10th annual Island powwow Saturday and Sunday at Aquinnah Circle.

September 8, 2014

A ruffle of a breeze was all that was needed Saturday for the fourth annual Wind Festival celebration at Ocean Park. Dozens of people gathered for kite-making workshops and kite-flying contests for all ages. The event continues until dusk.

September 6, 2014

After temperatures dipped down to the chilly side, the first week of September saw a return of summer-like weather and Vineyarders headed back to the beach to take advantage of the late season bonus.

September 5, 2014

President Obama's Vineyard vacation came to an end on Sunday, as the President and First Family departed the Island after a 15-day stay.

August 28, 2014

Tradition holds that wearing white after Labor Day is a fashion faux pas. If you follow the old rules you have one more day to offset your tan with those sharp white pants. But following the rules is no fun . . .

August 28, 2014

Eager onlookers started saving their spots in Ocean Park early Friday afternoon. And the annual Oak Bluffs fireworks show Friday night did not disappoint.

August 23, 2014

Late summer on Martha's Vineyard is synonymous with the Agicultural Society's Livestock Show and Fair, a four-day celebration that features farm animals, carnival rides, competitions ranging from skillet-throwing to quiltmaking and plenty of good food and fun.

August 23, 2014

Illumination Night, Oak Bluffs Fireworks, Agricultural Fair, and oh yes, the President and First Family is here. It truly is the height of the summer this week. Two events have passed but there is still time to spend a day at the fair.

August 22, 2014

Grand Illumination Night drew thousands to the Camp Ground Wednesday for the annual evening filled with band music, singing, and  the lighting of traditional lanterns on the porches of gingerbread cottages.

August 21, 2014

Public statements about world events, a bike ride and golf were on the agenda during the first week of President Obama's vacation on the Island.

August 18, 2014

Saturday evening artists Ken Vincent and Traeger di Pietro set up easel, light, camera and projector at Lighthouse Beach in Edgartown. At nightfall a new mixed media painting was created. Brush strokes projected onto the Edgartown Lighthouse.

August 18, 2014

A trip up-Island is worthy anytime, but down-Island has many charms of its own. Photographer Tim Johnson spent the week prowling the busiest towns searching for quiet beauty.

August 14, 2014

The 37th Annual Chilmark Road Race took place Saturday morning on a blue-sky August day and with an expanded field of 1,600 runners.

August 9, 2014

A storm passed over the Island Thursday, bringing heavy rain, thunder and lightning. But the storm was apparently most severe over the water.

August 8, 2014

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