The return of Halloween brings candy, costumes and — at least here on Martha's Vineyard — handcrafted scarecrows in front of dozens of Island businesses.

October 30, 2013

The regional high school Homecoming dance took place Oct. 26 at Flatbread. 

October 29, 2013

Though spared the worst of Sandy's wrath, the so-called "superstorm" that arrived one year ago Tuesday brought surging tides and waves that flooded streets, reformed the landscape of Lucy Vincent Beach, ripped apart asphalt and undermined the stability of roads.

October 29, 2013

What better time to share some verses of poetry with leaves changing and frost on the pumpkin.

October 24, 2013

Leaves are turning and collecting on the sides of Island roads. Temperatures are dropping and thermostats are being adujusted. But the days are still beautiful and Vineyarders head out to enjoy the crisp October air.

October 24, 2013

The awards ceremony for the 68th Martha's Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby took place Sunday at Farm Neck Golf Club.  

October 20, 2013

With a nod to Charlie Brown, this is pumpkin month on the Vineyard. It is also derby time, and today is the awards ceremony as the fishing contest ends.

October 18, 2013

Scallops and goose, chickory and cranberry — all on the menu and all foraged at the fourth annual Local Wild Food Challenge, held Monday at the Rod and Gun Club.

October 15, 2013

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