Students in Bill Seabourne's Building Trades vocational class at the regional high school typically build sheds as their final project, but last October, the group was given a much larger challenge: construct an outdoor pavillion, designed by architect Chuck Sullivan, at the YMCA.

April 22, 2013

The Martha’s Vineyard Shellfish Group group hosted its second annual Shellfish Extravaganza benefit Saturday night at the Chilmark Community Center featuring fresh oyster shucks for a buck and music by Johnny Joy and the Bluefish.  All proceeds benefit the shellfish group programs, which include

April 21, 2013

Sheep shearing, wool spinning and herding demonstrations were just a few of the activities to draw crowds to the Farm Institute in Edgartown Saturday for Sheepapalooza, a celebration of all things sheep.

April 21, 2013

While rain kept the usual amount of volunteers away, several families and local organizations showed up to clean up the Island's beaches in honor of Earth Day. Afterwards, the Harbor View Hotel hosted an after party with Flatbread Pizza.

April 20, 2013

In early April, without any fanfare, the Vineyard lost its only traffic signal.

April 18, 2013

The sun came out in Chilmark Saturday, and everyone headed to the beach. Including a seal who basked in the warmth.

April 13, 2013

Fresh off a star-making appearance at the West Tisbury annual town meeting, the set of the West Tisbury School's play takes its rightful place as a backdrop to the young thespians performing You're a Good Man Charlie Brown.

April 11, 2013

Martha's Vineyard Figure Skating Club celebrates its 25th anniversary with A Skate Down Memory Lane.

April 11, 2013

Poems, pot, fuel docks and somewhere in the sewers - it was Super Tuesday on Martha's Vineyard. West Tisbury, Edgartown, Oak Bluffs and Tisbury voters participate in democracy at their annual town meetings.

April 10, 2013

On Palm Sunday, Vineyard Gardens and Heather Gardens welcomed visitors with open houses full of spring colors and sweet treats.

April 3, 2013

Whether at the beach in Edgartown, the rolling hills of Aquinnah or the fields of the agricultural hall in West Tisbury, there were no shortage of Easter eggs hidden throughout the Island Sunday morning — and plenty of children dressed in their best searching for them, too. 

March 31, 2013

The famous Flying Horses carousel opened for the its 129th season on Island Saturday. The oldest carousel in the nation, it has been as a national landmark. The horses were originally built on Cony Island in 1884 by Charles Dare and then shipped to the Vineyard.

March 30, 2013

It's a sign of the season, and a tasty one, too.

March 23, 2013

Once a year, the Trustees of Reservations opens up the 140-acre Squibnocket Point Reservation for a guided walk, part of the Saving Special Places winter walking series. Led by Trustees Island educator Molly Peach, a group of about 20 people toured the two mile scenic shoreline.

March 22, 2013

Edgartown School sixth-grader Alexis Condon won the regional spelling bee on Friday after correctly spelling the word "lithe" to beat out the reamining competitors.

March 22, 2013

More than eight inches of snow fell in some parts of the Island on Thursday, the first full day of Spring. Though the roads were messy overnight and the plows busy, by Friday morning blue sky had emerged, creating a picturesque blue and white landscape.

March 22, 2013

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