With their fathers at their side, the boys of summer are playing baseball and the brides of June are helping themselves to a second piece of wedding cake this morning.

June 12, 2014

Smiles, cameras and hugs were abundant as the class of 2014 graduated from the regional high school.

June 8, 2014

The summer season really started today as the West Tisbury Farmers’ Market began its season. Strawberries and asparagus are June's highlights. But the market is more than just a place to buy your gifts from the ground, grown right here on the Island.

June 7, 2014

Wisteria woke me this morning, And there was all June in the garden; I felt them, early, warning Lest I miss any part of the day.  – Ann McGough

June 5, 2014

Garden centers and hardware stores were the places to be this weekend as Islanders prettied up their yards and touched up their houses. With sun today, a hike might be just the right idea to enjoy the beautiful weather.

May 30, 2014

Following long-standing tradition, students from Chilmark, Edgartown and Tisbury schools marched to the sea Friday afternoon. Bearing flowers and flags, they walked through their respective towns to toss flowers in the water in honor of Memorial Day.

May 24, 2014

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial opening of the season and the time is right for dancing in the street. Or at least paddling in a pond or sauntering barefoot along a beach.

May 23, 2014

Six high school students from Martha’s Vineyard won awards in the Congressional Art Competition. The art competition is sponsored by the Congressional Institute.

May 20, 2014

It is the nesting season for American oystercatchers, the harlequin-colored shorebirds with large reddish-orange bills. Shorebird nesting areas are restricted. The photographer was accompanied by a shorebird monitor.

May 19, 2014

The regional high school sailing team traveled to Osterville on Saturday to compete in the New England Sailing Schools Association championship. This is the first year the team has qualified for the championship, which features the top eight schools in New England. 

May 19, 2014

The Edgartown Firemen’s Association welcomed back their 1952 Mack pumper on Sunday with a Fire Museum open house and celebration. The truck arrived on the ferry Island Home late Saturday morning, but the reception was changed to Sunday because of concerns about the weather.

May 19, 2014

Beneath a clear blue sky, children scrambled up the steps of firetrucks and parents peeked inside police cruisers at the West Tisbury public safety building open house on Saturday.

May 18, 2014

The regional high school's prom, sponsored by the junior class, took place Saturday night at Lola's in Oak Bluffs. Junior Charlotte Potter was named prom queen, with classmates Julia Neville, Anna Reinthaler, Jennifer Rosado, and Ana Rosso elected to the court. 

May 17, 2014

Henry Beetle Hough wrote: "There is a way the air smells on a sunny May morning on the Vineyard, say around six o'clock, while the fresh green grass is still shining wet and the coolness and warmth are blending." We can't agree more.

May 16, 2014