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

Oak Bluffs began the countdown to Christmas Wednesday with the town's annual tree lighting celebration.

December 3, 2014

Despite snow flurries and chilly temperatures, about 300 people turned out to the Felix Neck Fall Festival on Friday to celebrate the end of the fall season and make garlands and wreaths.

November 29, 2014

The turkey is soon to become soup, and the sins of the pie will be addressed at the YMCA. Now the lights are on in Ocean Park and thoughts turn to downtown main streets and shopping trips.

November 26, 2014

The Vineyarders were victorious over Nantucket Saturday in the 36th annual Island Cup. The home team defeated the Whalers 21-7.A large crowd braved the cold to watch the action at the annual rivalry game.

November 22, 2014

"The stripped and shapely Maple Grieves the loss of her Departed Leaves," John Updike wrote about November. "The ground is hard, As hard as stone. The year is old, The birds are flown."And yet the world, Nevertheless, Displays a Certain Loveliness."

November 18, 2014