Artist Paul Karasik recently spent a day with Steve Ewing, a Vineyard dock builder, sketchbook in hand.Hover mouse over image to stop progression of slideshow.

May 23, 2013

Last fall a group of nine soldiers arrived in Menemsha to compete in the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby.

May 23, 2013

The common room of the Chilmark School rustled with popcorn bags and whispers on Friday afternoon as the entire school, kindergarten through fifth grades, prepared to become the audience for their own animated films.

May 21, 2013

Another sign of late spring as boat launching season has begun at Martha's Vineyard Shipyard. Owners and workers spent the weekend moving boats from cradle to harbor in preparation of Memorial Day weekend.

May 20, 2013

Every Saturday from April to mid-June, more than 300 youth baseball players take to the Vineyard fields. Volunteer coaches and umpires guide the players through their games, as young batters line up a swing in Tee-Ball and older pitchers fire curveballs in Babe Ruth play.

May 20, 2013

The DJ cued up every dance craze from Thriller to the Cupid Shuffle at Saturday night's junior prom, held at the Agricultural Hall in West Tisbury. 

May 18, 2013

Father Michael Nagle, pastor of Good Shepherd Parish, gave a prayer and blessing on Saturday. Local motorcyclists gathered, a small turnout compared to past years, at the parking lot in front of the Oak Bluffs Steamship Authority Wharf. For much of the time they extended greetings.

May 15, 2013

Filming is underway for The Vineyard reality show, which is getting a warm welcome in some quarters.

May 14, 2013

The regional high school sailing team hosted its final home regatta of the season Friday, defeating Cape and Islands League opponent Barnstable 5-0 in a best-of-five race format. The sailors practice and compete on Lagoon Pond, a far cry from the green fields at the high school.

May 13, 2013

The thunder and rain held off just long enough for Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary to host its Citizen Science Celebration last Saturday. Visitors had the opportunity to participate in hands-on citizen science work, starting with a guided bird walk and ending with a salamander survey.

May 13, 2013

Rumbling thunder provided a backdrop for the fourth annual Featherstone Garden Tea Party and Fashion Show on Saturday afternoon, but underneath the grand white tent, all was sunny and bright.

May 12, 2013

Mother’s Day weekend and the beginning of spring came together this weekend at Edgartown's Pink & Green Weekend Celebration.

May 11, 2013

The cast and crew of the ABC Family reality show The Vineyard has arrived on the Island.

May 10, 2013

The following maps show the sea level rise on Martha’s Vineyard that is predicted based on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s high forecast for greenhouse gas emissions and numerous other analyses.

May 7, 2013

A vast harbor improvement plan in Menemsha is largely complete after five months of work in the harbor.

May 6, 2013

Scarlet Pangia, age two and a half, and her father Jonathan were at Duarte's Pond off Lambert's Cove Road before five in the morning on Saturday. But they weren't alone; any good trout fisherman knows the fish can start biting before the sun rises.

May 4, 2013

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