The arrival of spring will lock the sun on the Island side of the equator for the next six months and this is the real news of this seasonal moment.

April 11, 2024

Democracy at the ground level — in a grammar school gym, an historic whaling church and a performing arts center — began last night when a trio of town meetings opened the political season on the Vineyard.

April 10, 2024

The spring migration is in full force in April as ummer visitors come north while winter residents depart. Osprey, greater yellowlegs, piping plovers and double-crested cormorants arrive with southerly winds.

April 9, 2024

Vineyarders gathered at libraries, shorelines, town streets, rooftops and in backyards. They huddled on beach chairs, sat on Lucy Vincent Beach rocks, the Big Bridge and anywhere else that offered prime viewing spots.

April 8, 2024

Hundreds of people crowded into the regional high school gym Sunday afternoon, filling the bleachers and sidelines for the memorial scholarship basketball tournament in honor of Waylon Madison Sauer, who died in a car accident this fall.

April 8, 2024

Albert Fischer weaves a love story at the memorial for his wife, Linda, to the Chilmark Community Center S.R.O crowd.

April 8, 2024

The parade of flowers are in bloom with daffodils flamboyantly leading the way, the grass is greening up nicely, and the air is warmer. It's an April morning, and everything is new.

April 7, 2024

The Martha's Vineyard Charter School students are brining the magic to the Grange Hall in West Tisbury with their spring play: Puffs, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic. The show is an ironic take on the Harry Potter stories.

April 5, 2024

The line-up for the March jam included Kate Taylor, Rick B and the Slip Time Ensemble, Setsunai, Lucy Mayhew, Jemima James, Willy Mason, Ben Taylor, John O'Toole, Ben Robinson, David Stanwood and many more Island musicians.

April 1, 2024

A crowd gathered at the Flying Horses this weekend for the grand reopening to catch a glimpse of the work done during the off-season, and to get a chance at catching the coveted brass ring.

April 1, 2024

Recent rain and chill to the contrary, spring has reached our shores, and the season ahead has come into sight. The daffodils are in bloom, the forsythia is opening, robins are rampant, and osprey have returned to their summer homes.

March 31, 2024

Long used as a lifeguard building,  the Donnelly house was the last in a long history of South Beach fishing shacks.

March 29, 2024

Donnie Benefit and Greg Bettencourt lead dredging efforts in Edgartown Great Pond.

March 28, 2024

The Martha's Vineyard Museum unveiled its new partnership with Aquila owners Del Araujo and Jennifer Straub.

March 26, 2024

It is March and, as expected, the pace of the northward migration has increased. Southwesterly winds brought a variety of birds northward. Can spring and summer be far behind?

March 26, 2024

A West Tisbury resident and the co-chair of the Coalition to Create the Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank, Arielle Faria pulled nomination papers to run and created a fundraising committee late last month. She held a campaign kickoff event at the ArtCliff Diner on Saturday.

March 25, 2024