"Year's end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us."

December 31, 2014

Gazette photographer Tim Johnson captures the deep quiet of the day up Island and down.

December 25, 2014

There are only a few more days until we turn the calendar on another year. The Vineyard is welcoming her quiet season. Join photographer as he focuses his camera toward the Island at rest.

December 24, 2014

It snowed as if it would never stop snowing. Then rain came in buckets and later it became so dry it was as if it might never rain again. This was the year in weather in 2014.

December 23, 2014

Fishing, farming, football and fairs. These were all part of the year 2014. Relive this past year in photos.

December 23, 2014

Down Island streets are busy with Islanders bustling from shop to shop, greeting friends, and carrying bags.

December 19, 2014

Donaroma's Nursery hosted an Evening of Enchantment: the Miracle of Life, which featured a pageant of twinkling trees.

December 15, 2014

Light flurries began falling, almost on cue, at the start of the Christmas parade in Edgartown on Saturday. But clear skies prevailed as the flashing blue lights of an Edgartown police car signaled the commencement of the annual event.

December 13, 2014

Well, the rain surely did come down this past week. According to the Edgartown weather station the Vineyard received nearly four and a half inches of rain. More than our monthly average already.

December 11, 2014

The fifth annual Rise Vineyard Performing Arts holiday show kickstarted the season in style on Sunday with two performances featuring ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and hip-hop dance. 

December 9, 2014

The garlands are wrapped around the lampposts; the wreathes on the Old Whaling Church have been hung. The tree stands and colored lights have been taken out of storage.

December 8, 2014

With a program that ranged from traditional carols to a fun arrangement of The Twelve Day of Christmas, the Island Community Chorus ushered in the holiday season this weekend with their annual holiday concert. On Saturday night, the chorus performed to a full crowd.

December 6, 2014

The 2015 HGTV Dream Home is in Edgartown. Here's a look at the completed house, furnished with local touches.

December 5, 2014

Many of the best things in life are indeed free: the splendor of a sunrise, the rapture of wide open spaces, the pleasure that comes with farming land. Enjoy the Vineyard through Timothy Johnson's lens as he roams the Island with camera in hand.

December 4, 2014