The storm storm over, Vineyard children wasted no time grabbing their parents and heading to Sweetened Water Farm to get in some downhill runs.

January 10, 2022

The Vineyard in January. Not as many people see her then. Putting on hats and gloves replaces pulling on bathing suits and a walk on the beach may find you alone instead of weaving through pockets of people on blankets. But the beauty remains.

January 9, 2022

The wonders of snow falling up-Island fascinates and enchants us. Henry David Thoreau perhaps phrased it best: "How full of creative genius is the air in which these [snowflakes] are generated. I should hardly admire them more if real stars fell and lodged on my coat!"

January 8, 2022

Snow is the companion of open fields and peaceful land, of hearthsides and the gray shingle of Island homes, of rolling moors and stonewalls up-Island, of the coastline that is our boundary with the sea.

January 7, 2022

More than 4,000 rapid home Covid-19 test kits were given out Tuesday as part of a federal government distribution, coordinated by Island Healthcare and the Island boards of health.

January 5, 2022

Thirteen teams fanned out across the Island Sunday for the 62nd annual Martha's Vineyard Christmas Bird Count.

January 3, 2022

Looking forward, we begin 2022 with plenty of hope for this Island that still holds its place for its quality of life.

January 2, 2022

It was balmy (for January) temperature-wise when a hardy group of people took a polar plunge into Nantucket Sound at Inkwell Beach to celebrate the New Year.

January 1, 2022

The Island economy rebounded in a big way in 2021: Visitors streamed off the ferries, businesses reported that 2021 was one of their best years ever, and the red hot real estate market grew white hot. Summer events were no longer virtual but in the open air.

December 30, 2021

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

December 29, 2021

Across the Vineyard, this holiday season unfolded in myriad small events that twinkled like so many lights on Island streets.

December 26, 2021

Friday dawned slate gray, as if nature had drained all color from the landscape. As light broke over the Vineyard the first flakes began to fall.

December 24, 2021

Christmastime on the Vineyard provides one of the bright moments in any Island year and that is what draws so many of our seasonal friends to return for holiday visits.

December 22, 2021

Winter arrives at 10:59 a.m. Tuesday, marking that turning point in the calendar of winter solstice and the shortest day of the year.

December 18, 2021

The Vineyard has demonstrated enthusiasm for micro-local shopping and anything locally grown.

December 16, 2021

Edgartown went to the dogs on Christmas in Edgartown weekend with the annual dog parade organized by Al Fresco Tails.

December 15, 2021