Mid August already. This summer seems to speed by and we should make no mistake about this. To tarry is to lose precious time. Already the long shadows of dusk arrive earlier; sunrise breaks a bit later and the days grow shorter.

August 15, 2020

From tomatoes ripening in gardens and dooryards filled with black-eyed Susans and purple coneflower, August is the season when blooms and vegetables take center stage.

August 10, 2020

Islanders know the signs of August. Summer light, the smell of a breeze, the sound of cicadas.

August 8, 2020

Lighthouses represent a piece of Island history. They have aided travelers for centuries, guiding them and keeping them safe.

August 7, 2020

Brown sharks, also known as sandbar sharks due to their preferred habitat, are one of the largest and most common coastal sharks native to the Vineyard. The local branch of the Cooperative Shark Tagging program spent a day at Wasque catching and tagging the brown sharks.

August 3, 2020

In the garden black-eyed Susans and rose of Sharon embrace the sun and heat. At the water's edge feeding fish break the surface with small splashes — smiling, perhaps, at the fisherman who got away.

August 1, 2020

Sailors took to the waters on Saturday morning for the annual Round the Island Race, a 52.5 nautical mile journey around the Vineyard. Forty-six boats set of this morning at 8:05 a.m.

August 1, 2020

This weekend serves notice that summer is truly upon us, complete with glittering bright days on the beach and cool evening breezes for cookout comfort.

July 30, 2020

July is prime season for shorebirds and summer residents. It is also the season for baby birds, and adult birds are busy bringing food to their young.

July 29, 2020

On Sunday evening at the Agricultural Society fairgrounds, the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School class of 2020 stood together for the first time since the school was shut down in early March.

July 27, 2020

Despite the humidity of recent days, this has been an acceptably warm, yet dry summer. It's been nigh perfect weather for our vacationing friends – every day a sunny beach day, every evening a mild delight.

July 25, 2020

Cuttyhunk island, lying seven miles off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard and 14 off New Bedford, is connected to the coast by one ferry line and the services of charter fishermen.

July 21, 2020

The seventh annual Oak Bluffs Bluewater Classic fishing tournament packed the Oak Bluffs harbor over the weekend.

July 20, 2020

We savor summer on the Vineyard much as we listen to a favorite melody.

July 19, 2020

Buckets of flowers, towers of salad greens and oysters for breakfast on a perfect July morning can only mean one thing —  the West Tisbury Farmers’ Market is back in a new location and business is bigger than ever.

July 13, 2020

Tucked away off North Road, Menemsha Hills highlights woodland trails and rocky beach.

July 13, 2020