Now that November is knocking on our door, everything is right here, right now, and in the quieter pace that comes to the Island in this twilight of the autumn season, we can find some portion of the peace that is evident in the natural world around us.

October 31, 2021

Utility, highway and tree crews were working around the clock on cleanup efforts Thursday after a ferocious northeaster swept across the Island early in the week, packing hurricane-force winds that knocked out power and downed hundreds of trees from Chappaquiddick to Aquinnah.

October 29, 2021

Halloween looms around the corner on Sunday, Oct. 31, and the Vineyard is feeling haunty in the best possible way.

October 28, 2021

A powerful northeaster swept across the Island overnight and into Wednesday, knocking out power with hurricane force-winds and pelting rain.

October 27, 2021

Since 1843, the Old Whaling Church, with its familiar white exterior, six grand columns and regal clock tower, has stood watch over Edgartown’s Main street.

October 26, 2021

October is the peak migration season, as birds fly south on clear, cool, and calm nights.

October 26, 2021

The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School fall sports teams are keeping their fans happy with exciting matches from the gridiron to the soccer pitch.

October 25, 2021

The Martha’s Vineyard Horse Council celebrated that special time of year when horses grow fuzzier with its annual Fall Fuzzy horse show at the Agricultural Fairgrounds in West Tisbury.

October 24, 2021

The tips of certain tree branches are changing colors, pond edges are attaining a golden hue, and blueberry bushes are perking up with that trademark red.  Fall is truly here.

October 24, 2021

Big bluefish were the key to the key ceremony at the Martha’s Vineyard Bass and Bluefish Derby, as the anglers who landed the biggest bluefish from shore and from a boat were the ones who were standing beside the grand prizes after a dramatic awards ceremony Sunday.

October 18, 2021

October’s palette is new, as befits the new season.

October 17, 2021

The Harvest Festival was delicious without being overwhelming, and mellow without being lackluster: everything one could ask from October on the Vineyard.

October 16, 2021

The school year is a month old, leaves are turning from green to gold and there is a chill in the air. It can mean only one thing — fall is here.

October 16, 2021

It's the last few hours for the 76th annual Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby.

October 16, 2021

As the derby enters the final week all eyes are on the weigh station at the foot of Main street on the Edgartown harbor.

October 12, 2021

Members of the Wampanoag tribe gathered at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary Monday afternoon to observe the Vineyard’s first Indigenous Peoples Day.

October 11, 2021