On Palm Sunday, Vineyard Gardens and Heather Gardens welcomed visitors with open houses full of spring colors and sweet treats.

April 3, 2013

Whether at the beach in Edgartown, the rolling hills of Aquinnah or the fields of the agricultural hall in West Tisbury, there were no shortage of Easter eggs hidden throughout the Island Sunday morning — and plenty of children dressed in their best searching for them, too. 

March 31, 2013

The famous Flying Horses carousel opened for the its 129th season on Island Saturday. The oldest carousel in the nation, it has been as a national landmark. The horses were originally built on Cony Island in 1884 by Charles Dare and then shipped to the Vineyard.

March 30, 2013

It's a sign of the season, and a tasty one, too.

March 23, 2013

Once a year, the Trustees of Reservations opens up the 140-acre Squibnocket Point Reservation for a guided walk, part of the Saving Special Places winter walking series. Led by Trustees Island educator Molly Peach, a group of about 20 people toured the two mile scenic shoreline.

March 22, 2013

Edgartown School sixth-grader Alexis Condon won the regional spelling bee on Friday after correctly spelling the word "lithe" to beat out the reamining competitors.

March 22, 2013

More than eight inches of snow fell in some parts of the Island on Thursday, the first full day of Spring. Though the roads were messy overnight and the plows busy, by Friday morning blue sky had emerged, creating a picturesque blue and white landscape.

March 22, 2013

Artist Margot Datz has spent the past three months recreating a 22-by-60 foot trompe l'oeil mural at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown using 24 shades of gray. The original mural, dating back to the 1840s, had faded and was previously lost to time.

March 21, 2013

Spring has sprung at the Farm Institute, which recently welcomed nearly a dozen lambs, with more on the way.

March 18, 2013

Hundreds of people turned out Saturday to take advantage of free skin cancer, hearing and cholestoral screenings and refloxology demonstrations at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital's annual health fair.

March 18, 2013

It's just a wee, small thing — no bigger than a leprechaun, really. But the second annual St. Patrick's Day parade, held Sunday morning in Edgartown, packed plenty of punch. Children, bagpiers and Irish dancers made their way through the streets, spreading joy and sharing in all things green.

March 17, 2013

Now in its 13th year, the Martha's Vineyard Film Festival has become an annual cultural rite of spring.

March 16, 2013

The face of Lucy Vincent was further transformed this weekend when a large protrusion, carved out by the hurricane Sandy in October, crashed to the beach this week. The hurricane created U-shaped fissure in the familiar cliff face, the result of a large boulder falling into the cave below.

March 14, 2013

It's a springtime ritual on the Vineyard, a celebration of the end of winter combined with the perfectly-timed opening of Dairy Queen on a half day of school.

March 13, 2013

It was a nail biter that ended in heartbreak. They were up by two points with under three minutes left in the game, then down by one point with five seconds remaining, but in the end the Vineyarders could not overcome defending champions Danvers on Tuesday in the MIAA Division 3 state semifinal at...

March 12, 2013

Mothers Opposed to Mayhem (MOM) and the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence held a rally in memory of children lost to gun violence at the Five Corners intersection in Vineyard Haven on Sunday.

March 11, 2013

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