A standing ovation welcomed the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School’s class of 2013 to the stage at their commencement ceremony on Sunday afternoon. The crowd cheered excitedly as the graduates, wearing wreaths of purple flowers in their hair, entered the white tent.

June 2, 2013

They were 48 and one dog strong Saturday morning, gathered at Katama Point, the start of the Martha's Vineyard Land Bank's annual cross Island hike.

June 2, 2013

There’s something romantic about hay bales dotting the rolling fields of the Vineyard at this time of year. And then there’s the smell. Crisp, soft, sweet, it fills the senses (unless of course you are allergic). It’s haying season again on Island farms.

June 2, 2013

After a cool and rainy spring, June's warm temperatures and blue skies brought beach lovers out for a walk on Moshup Beach in Aquinnah.

June 1, 2013

Read more about Saturday's Relay for Life benefit at Walking to End Cancer at Relay For Life.

June 1, 2013

Photographer Tim Johnson takes a close look at the shapes and textures around us.

May 30, 2013

Hot dogs sizzled, children laughed, and a mandolin played as rowboats floated in a calm pond and a small pony ambled down a wooded trail at the Tisbury Town Picnic on Monday.

May 27, 2013

On the first sunny day of the Memorial Day weekend, hundreds showed up for a morning parade in Vineyard Haven that paid tribute to the sacrifice of those who have given their lives in service to the country. The parade began at 10 a.m.

May 27, 2013

Cynthia Riggs and Howard Attebery were married Saturday before a crowd of family, friends and well-wishers in the West Tisbury Congregational Church, adding a long-awaited chapter to a love story that has captured hearts and imaginations around the country.

May 25, 2013

Rain may have impeded their march to the sea, but on Friday students at the Tisbury and Edgartown Schools ensured that a generations-old tradition dedicated to those who fought and died in war lived on.

May 24, 2013

The week leading up to Memorial Day is busy in many ways. Businesses rush to ready their stores, contractors hustle to finish projects, and towns hurry to welcome the expected visitors. But off the beaten path you may find peace and solitude.

May 24, 2013

Artist Paul Karasik recently spent a day with Steve Ewing, a Vineyard dock builder, sketchbook in hand.Hover mouse over image to stop progression of slideshow.

May 23, 2013

Last fall a group of nine soldiers arrived in Menemsha to compete in the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby.

May 23, 2013

The common room of the Chilmark School rustled with popcorn bags and whispers on Friday afternoon as the entire school, kindergarten through fifth grades, prepared to become the audience for their own animated films.

May 21, 2013

Another sign of late spring as boat launching season has begun at Martha's Vineyard Shipyard. Owners and workers spent the weekend moving boats from cradle to harbor in preparation of Memorial Day weekend.

May 20, 2013

Every Saturday from April to mid-June, more than 300 youth baseball players take to the Vineyard fields. Volunteer coaches and umpires guide the players through their games, as young batters line up a swing in Tee-Ball and older pitchers fire curveballs in Babe Ruth play.

May 20, 2013

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