Thousands of onlookers lined the streets of Edgartown Thursday for the 44th annual Independence Day parade, featuring floats, dancers, bag pipes and general jubilation.  

July 4, 2013

For more than a month, film crews set up shop on Vineyard streets and at Island businesses for the filming of a new ABC Family reality show, The Vineyard. Go behind the scenes of filming at State Beach, the Steamship Authority and more.

July 4, 2013

The Island got off to an early start celebrating Independence Day Thursday with a chldren's parade in Aquinnah. In Edgartown, crowds prepared for the 5 p.m. festivities, and adorned their white picket fences with flags and bunting. 

July 4, 2013

A full contingent of Chilmark softball players turned out for Thursday's Fourth of July games, played at 8:30 a.m. at Flanders Field off North Tabor Road. Games will also be played on Sunday morning beginning at 8:30 a.m. All are invited. 

July 4, 2013

A new 24 by 48 foot greenhouse is in the final stages of completion at the Bayes Norton Farm.

July 3, 2013

Day four in moving erosion-threatened Schifter house saw progress as building inched toward new footing.

July 2, 2013

Work continues to shore up an eroding bluff on the Wasque area of Chappaquiddick. Residents Richard and Jennifer Schifter have undertaken a massive plan to relocate their 8,300 square foot home from the water's edge, and to stave off advancing erosion.

July 1, 2013

A Chappaquiddick house was on the move this weekend, as the key part of a large and complicated project to relocate the home owned by Richard and Jennifer Schifter away from an eroding bluff began. The actual move got underway on Saturday.

July 1, 2013

The Chappaquiddick home owned by Richard and Jennifer Schifter continued its trek across sandy terrain on Monday as weather cleared and rain stopped.

July 1, 2013

A Chappaquiddick house was on the move this weekend, as the key part of a large and complicated project to relocate the home owned by Richard and Jennifer Schifter away from an eroding bluff began.

June 30, 2013

The Little League 12-year-old travel team hosted a pancake breakfast Saturday morning at the Federated Church in Edgartown to raise funds for a summer trip to the Cal Ripken Stadium in Maryland.

June 29, 2013

Summer is here and school is out. Families are vacationing, visitors are enjoying activities, and the Island welcomes all while the season is just starting.

June 28, 2013

Martha’s Vineyard residents are here for the outdoor lifestyle, rural character, beaches and coastline, and they stay for the sense of community on the Island. They are happy with their volunteer fire departments, their emergency services, their hospital and their police squads.

June 27, 2013

Family-owned businesses, not franchises, with burgers and fries on the menu but more about the daily catch in all its forms. Whether at the Oak Bluffs harbor, Menemsha Bight, Net Result in Vineyard Haven or the Aquinnah cliffs, the food always comes with a water view, and chowder is always on the...

June 26, 2013

Menemsha is home base for Island lobsters. Most mornings about 10 lobstermen set out from the historic fishing village to fish Vineyard waters. - See more at: http://www.mvgazette.com/news/2013/06/27/belly-claw-its-lobster-time#sthash.0oRwvpbF.dpuf

June 26, 2013

The more the merrier! Children piled into a plastic pool on Tuesday as the temperature spiked to nearly 90 degrees. 

June 26, 2013

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