Holly Higinbotham
One shopkeeper says she senses more enthusiasm and gaiety among shoppers, and a local innkeeper appreciates the way people don’t seem to be rushing through the holidays.
Christmas in Edgartown
Edgartown Board of Trade
Dec. 28 is the deadline to enter a holiday recipe in Cape Air's contest to win round-trip tickets for two.
Cape Air


The Chappy ferries come and go, In summer rush and winter snow, ’Twixt Chappy isle and Edgartown, Dukes County’s seat of great renown.
Christmas lights looked twice as pretty reflected in the snow. Houses looked twice as snug.
I have been a mother for 68 years and a Nana for 30 years, but for one short period of my life I was a Nanny.

Wrapping up their 49th year as the elite choral group at the regional high school, the Minnesingers drew packed houses for their winter concerts.

From the December 12, 1941 edition of the Vineyard Gazette: The Vineyard has put on its finest Christmas dress, despite the outbreak of war.
Oak Bluffs gets the decorations rolling with its annual tree lighting on Wednesday, Nov. 29 beginning at 6:30 p.m.