Leslie Hurd is the founder of Angels Helping Animals Worldwide MV, and every year teams up with the Black Dog for an adoption event matching pets with their new forever homes.

March 26, 2019

Winter residents are plentiful and northbound migrants start to arrive during March in the birding world.

March 26, 2019

In its 19th year, the Martha's Vineyard Film Festival is drawing more than Islanders to Chilmark for a weekend of film, food and music. And telling true stories in film has always been this festival’s mission.

March 25, 2019

Island friends and fellow farmers gathered with the Fischer family at Flat Point Farm to pay respect and honor the animals that died in last week's barn fire.

March 24, 2019

This is one of the best times of the year to walk in the woods, and the Vineyard is lucky to have so many beautiful conservation properties for such walking. Snowdrops and crocus have opened in the warming sun. Daffodils can be found pushing up through the forest floor near an old foundation.

March 24, 2019

Overall, 140 players from eight states took to the state forest on Saturday for the 1th annual Vineyard Social disc golf tournament.

March 18, 2019

As the saying goes, everybody is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, so raise a glass, or since this is morning, perhaps a mug of Irish coffee and join photographer Tim Johnson as he travels the Vineyard with his camera.

March 17, 2019

After nearly a decade of planning, two years of construction, over $30 million raised, and the restoration of exactly 1,008 refractors on the Fresnel lens, the Martha’s Vineyard Museum is open to the public in Vineyard Haven.

March 14, 2019

Cracks in the resolve of winter have shown this week. The temperature has warmed and earlier this week's snow has melted along roadsides and in the shady corners of woodlands. And today is Daylight Saving time.

March 10, 2019

Islanders can take solace from the fact that this dance of one step forward, two back, is the norm and not the exception where this time of year is concerned.

March 5, 2019

It was a gentle snowfall and it arrived Wednesday night through the early morning hours. Other than dustings, no real snow until the last day of February. That's late for the Island, but still this brief storm worked its magic across the Vineyard countryside.

March 3, 2019

The light lingers well past five o'clock now, and the late day sky is streaked with fuchsia punctuated by scudding, slate-colored clouds.

February 24, 2019

A large blocking high over Canada’s Hudson Bay this week displaced the polar vortex southward, pouring the continent's coldest air into New England.

February 23, 2019

The snow storms this winter have been far apart and few, but the Vineyard received a dusting this week.

February 21, 2019

Tuesday night’s full moon, the Snow Moon, rose in perigee in Vineyard skies. You probably wouldn't have noticed by looking at the moon, but the full moon was closer than normal. It was about 221,681 miles away.

February 20, 2019

Resident winter birds are plentiful in February during the stretch between winter and spring, and northbound migrants begin to arrive.

February 20, 2019