All art was celebrated on Wednesday night at the high school's Evening of the Arts. Pieces of visual art hung from walls, pottery sat on tables and steps, while musicians and singers performed songs.

May 25, 2018

Now it is still days from the official start to the Memorial Day weekend and the license plates of cars tell of many arrivals from distant mainland places.

May 24, 2018

Shorebirds are making themselves at home on the Vineyard and Norton Point was the place to be. American oystercatchers are nesting, while tern chicks are hatching and fledging. Piping plover chicks will soon be foraging for food on their own.

May 24, 2018

May is the quiet before the storm.

May 24, 2018

Menemsha is gearing up for the summer season. On their annual walkabout, two of the three Chilmark selectmen, town adminstrator Tim Carroll and police chief Jonathan Klaren took a harbor stroll and close review of the Island's fishing port.

May 23, 2018

In May spring migrants arrive weekly on the Vineyard, some passing through and others arriving to nest on the Island. Terns, herons, and willets appear on shorelines. Birders eagerly await the return of Baltimore orioles and ruby-throated hummingbirds in backyards.

May 23, 2018

The breeze rarely stops on Martha's Vineyard, and the salt air is clean.

May 20, 2018

The beach plum colony along Sengekontacket shows signs of primping itself for a remarkable display.

May 13, 2018

The Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group group hosted its annual Shellfish Extravaganza benefit Saturday.

May 9, 2018

Lines in the water at first light and hot dogs for breakfast — it must be the annual kids trout tournament, sponsored by the Martha’s Vineyard Rod and Gun Club.

May 7, 2018

Breaking news this week: the sun was out. The skies were blue.

May 6, 2018

Per longstanding tradition, students at Chilmark Elementary School welcomed a new month and celebrated May Day with a traditional May Pole dance. Fourth and fifth graders held brightly-colored ribbons while they danced to the beat of spring.

May 1, 2018

Late April and the trees are still bare. Gray and brown still dominate the palette. The winter coat is still on the hook.

April 28, 2018

On Tuesday the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School varsity baseball team had its first win of the season.

April 27, 2018

The spring migration is in full force in April as summer visitors come north while winter residents depart. Osprey, greater yellowlegs, piping plovers and double-crested cormorants arrive with southerly winds.

April 26, 2018