Mars and Jupiter

The evening sky offers us two planets for viewing, at bookends.

Memorial Day: 2019

After a snowless winter, spring has arrived slowly this year with copious amounts of rain and chilly temperatures that have kept Islanders bundled in winter coats, even as daylight began to stretch long into the evening hours.

Honoring Those Who Served on Memorial Day

The parade steps off at 10 a.m. on Monday, beginning at the American Legion Hall.

Start Your Engines, Memorial Day Sets the Pace for New Season

Busy is the common theme as the Vineyard gets ready another summer season with Memorial Day weekend serving as an opening day at the races as the energy begins to build.

Saving the Small Fishing Industry, One Permit at a Time

The Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust aims to maintain an economically viable, independent fishing community on the Island.

In Statue Debate, a Hurtful History Has the Final Word

The fiercest, bloodiest wars are those fought not over territory or a throne, but over a way of life.

Land Bank Revenues: Week Ending May 17

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank reported revenues of $190,747.12 for the business week ending on Friday, May 17.

Tisbury Selectmen Sign Off on Outdoor Music Festival

After months of back and forth, Tisbury selectmen have signed a contract to allow a three-day music festival to take place in Veterans Memorial Park this August.

June Set to Open

Gina Solon will soon open June, a new clothing boutique in West Tisbury, in the space formerly occupied by Bananas.

New Ferry Slip Debuts in Woods Hole This Weekend

After months of excavation and construction, the controversial third slip at the Steamship Authority's Woods Hole terminal goes into service for Memorial Day weekend.