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

Nature on the Vineyard reveals many surprises and much beauty when seen close up.

September 13, 2013

Starting time was 7:30 a.m. as the Vineyard Warrior triathlon took place on Sunday for the third year in a row. Competitors began at Inkwell Beach in Oak Bluffs for a one-mile swim, a 28.84-mile bike race, and a 6.2-mile run completed the race.

September 9, 2013

The Vineyard fell 21-0 to a visiting Bedford squad on Saturday, Sept. 7, in the team's home opener. 

September 7, 2013

The crowds have thinned out and Island children will head back to school tomorrow as the Vineyard eases into her September schedule. Cooler temperatures, morning fog, and open beaches welcome Islanders.

September 6, 2013

There are few joys that are better than an end of the summer sail on the topsail schooner Shenandoah. On Wednesday afternoon, amid a steady southwest breeze, the 109 foot vessel left Vineyard Haven harbor to sail between the chops.

September 5, 2013

With Labor Day comes the unofficial end to the summer season. Cars and crowds queued up at the ferry terminals today for an unofficial exodus. The SeaStreak ran two boats from Oak Bluffs to New York city Monday to accomodate the large crowds. 

September 2, 2013

The cars were polished, impeccable and, above all, classic on Main street, Vineyard Haven Sunday when the Tisbury Fire Association Car Show rolled into town. The road was blocked off to traffic from 1 to 4 p.m. so that strollers could take in the sight of classic cars and hogs.

September 1, 2013

Labor Day Weekend. A time to look back on the good times achieved and the memories made. And a time to look forward to school days and the cooler weather of fall. 

August 29, 2013

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