Mid-October and thoughts turn to the final week of the derby, bay scallops, walks in the woods and dwindling beach days. Columbus day weekend brings many activities and visitors to the Vineyard. We hope you have a good one.

October 11, 2013

Runners from on-Island and off competed in the Gay Head 10K which helped to raise funds and awareness for the relocation of the Gay Head Lighthouse away from the eroding cliffs below.

October 7, 2013

The Living Local Harvest Festival lived up to its name, and then some, at the fairgrounds Saturday afternoon. From the food to the music to the farm animals, the festival celebrated all things Martha's Vineyard — and all things fall, as a trebuchet hurled pumpkins into the air at the entrance to...

October 5, 2013

With a welcoming party fit for heroes, 10 recovering wounded soldiers arrived on the Vineyard Sunday afternoon for a weeklong stay in the fifth annual Saltwater Heroes Challenge.

September 29, 2013

Teslas, Volts, and Leafs were all on display at Cronig's Market on Saturday morning as part of National Plug-In Day, a day of raising awareness about electric vehicles. The event, sponsored by Vineyard Power, featured several different models of electric cars available for test-driving. 

September 29, 2013

Victory was in the air Saturday afternoon as five Vineyard sports teams hosted rival Nantucket at home under clear blue skies. Both of the varsity soccer teams shut out their Whaler opponents, while varsity field hockey and boys’ junior varsity soccer also earned wins. Junior varsity field hockey...

September 29, 2013

The Black Dog Store held a Pawrade Saturday that helped to raise money for Leslie Hurd's animal rescue organization (Martha's Vineyard branch) called Angels Helping Animals Worldwide. It rescues animals particularly in the Caribbean and brings them here for adoption.

September 23, 2013

At the westernmost tip of the Vineyard, Aquinnah is the last wild frontier. Vast open wide beaches combine with moors and heathlands with the dramatic Atlantic Ocean as a backdrop.

September 23, 2013

Menemsha jetty could be the most popular fishing destination during the derby. No matter how the fish are biting, the scenery is worth the trip. The channel buoy bouncing in the waves rings its bell, creating a soothing backdrop to the pursuit of striped bass.

September 23, 2013

The skies opened up just as derby chairman John Custer finished announcing the winners of the annual Kids Day.

September 22, 2013

Field hockey fell 2-0 to a tough Needham squad, with goalie Taylor Maciel making 15 saves. Both the girls' and boys' soccer squads won 1-0 over visiting Whitinsville Christian School.  

September 21, 2013

As the calendar turns another page, we transition from summer to fall. The skies clear with September clouds floating through and boats float on moorings for last sails of the season.

September 20, 2013

Senior field hockey co-captain Alex Clark scored a hat trick in the Vineyard's 4-2 defeat of league opponent Bishop Stang, while boys' soccer racked up five goals in the second half of play against Somerset to secure their 5-0 win. Field hockey is now 3-1 on the season.

September 17, 2013

Seconds after the bell was rung at 8 a.m. Sunday announcing the start of the Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby, two fish were carried through the door, lifted onto the scale and recorded on the leader board in the Edgartown habor weigh-in shack.

September 15, 2013

Football took on Brighton, falling 60-41, while boys' soccer drew 0-0 with Nauset on Saturday, September 14. 

September 15, 2013

Visitors to Oak Bluffs on Saturday were greeted by clear blue skies and an outdoor street fair, as Circuit avenue closed to traffic for the town's annual Tivoli Day.

September 14, 2013