Before the sun rose on Saturday morning more than 200 people gathered at Bend in the Road for the first annual Darkness Into Vineyard Light Walk.

September 29, 2018

The year moves on and the season turns, heading out as if on a shifting tide. September forms a boundary between summer in its waning days and the approach of autumn. The glory of September is that it blends two seasons into one of unusual beauty on the Island.

September 28, 2018

As the season turns from summer to fall, summer bird residents start to depart for their winter homes while others visit the Vineyard as they fly southward. September is also peak season for southbound migrants that pass through and join the other birds in their annual migration.

September 27, 2018

Angels Helping Animals, held a dog adoption day on Saturday at the Black Dog in Vineyard Haven. Adoptable dogs found new owners, and founders Leslie Hurd and Lynn Shepardson shared their experiences in saving many rescue animals.

September 25, 2018

Demolition began last week and continued through the weekend on plans to raise the historic Edgartown Yacht Club two-feet to combat sea level rise.

September 24, 2018

It does not take the autumn equinox to tell us why the the first swamp maples and elms are turning in Island woodlands.

September 20, 2018

Heading into the second week of the Derby, the word was all about good news, fair weather, and busy weigh-ins.

September 18, 2018

Hundreds of kids and parents rose before dawn Sunday morning to take part in the annual Kids Derby, a featured event of the Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby. At first light lines were being cast into the sound off the Oak Bluffs Steamship wharf, and soon after fish were being reeled in.

September 17, 2018

After forty-one years Tivoli Day is an annual end-of-summer celebration of Oak Bluffs. Circuit avenue was a street fair of vendors, shoppers, musicians and more under clear blue September skies.

September 17, 2018

Now we begin September’s song, a time of mixed emotions, a moment when thoughts turn back to memories of summer and forward to the golden days of yet another Island autumn.

September 13, 2018

The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) hosted their 14th annual powwow at the Aquinnah Circle this weekend.

September 11, 2018

Towards the end of the Wind Festival in Oak Bluffs, the Ocean Park breezes had picked up. Kids joined with older participants filling the skies with kites.

September 11, 2018

From sea to land, by bicycle and by foot, athletes fanned out around the Vineyard for the fifth annual Vineyard Triathlon.

September 10, 2018

For the first time in years, the Moffett Cup was sailed under a steady breeze, with winds from the northeast nudging 20 knots. A fleet of 32 competitors sailed the course from East Chop to Edgartown, out to the middle of Nantucket Sound, then back to Vineyard Haven harbor.

September 10, 2018

Downtown Oak Bluffs had a distinctly cajun flavor as the ninth annual Best Fest took over in what is now an end of the summer tradition the week after Labor Day. The Extraordinary Rendition Band brought Bourbon street to Circuit avenue and invited everyone to join in on the fun.

September 10, 2018

It's the time of year when everyone want to get the blues – bluefish, that is, along with striped bass, false albacore and bonito.

September 9, 2018