Winter avian residents arrive and the occasional rare birds move through the Island in December, as winter begins.

December 27, 2018

The story of a year on the Island as told through pictures of people and events — from ordinary to extraordinary.

December 27, 2018

The Island is full of bright light and spirit, and everywhere on the Vineyard the message is the same. The holiday season of Christmas on the Vineyard is in full swing. Travel the brightly decorated main streets of our villages and you will find the rhythm of Island life changing.

December 20, 2018

Natural highlights for the year that was included a pod of about 150 dolphins frolicking not far off Menemsha.

December 19, 2018

Winter weather is upon us, make no mistake, and the season is certain to remind us of its potency. The mornings have been crisp with frost on the ground, while overhead the stars have been brilliant at night. On village streets the holiday lights are cheerfully inviting.

December 16, 2018

The Island’s premier high school choral group, the Minnesingers, performed a concert of seasonal favorites at the Old Whaling Church during the weekend's Christmas in Edgartown festivities.

December 10, 2018

The songs and the lights of Christmas break into the silence and darkness of December, this month of the long nights, spreading their warmth of hope and cheer.

December 9, 2018

Main street Edgartown was the place to be Saturday for the parade and holiday festivities that merrily rolled through town spreading joy to everyone.

December 8, 2018

This weekend Edgartown rolls out the holiday carpet for Christmas in Edgartown.

December 4, 2018

The Vineyard becomes a place of light in this season and offers opportunity to greet friends under the cheery lights of Main street in Vineyard Haven.

December 3, 2018

The Island is full of bright light and spirit, and everywhere on the Vineyard the message is the same. The holiday season of Christmas on the Vineyard begins. Travel the brightly decorated main streets of our villages and you will find the rhythm of Island life changing.

December 2, 2018

Once again the Oak Bluffs tree lighting gave the green light for all things Christmas to begin in earnest. It's now officially time to hang your wreaths and deck your halls with mistletoe.

November 29, 2018

Across the Vineyard, this holiday season unfolds in myriad small events that twinkle like so many lights on Island streets, in churches and schools. Looking about us in this season, we find fresh reasons to rejoice in calling the Vineyard home.

November 28, 2018

November brings cooler weather and the arrival of winter residents, especially waterfowl. Transient migrants continue to be found, including some summer resident species, though they appear in newer numbers.

November 28, 2018

The potluck jams are a Chilmark offseason mainstay, with Island musicians performing two to three-song sets while listeners feast on the bounty of Vineyarders.

November 26, 2018

Hundreds of Islanders and visitors flocked to Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary in Edgartown Friday for the 38th annual fall festival.

November 25, 2018

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