A huge festive crowd packed Healey Square for the lighting of the Oak Bluffs Christmas tree on Wednesday night. The celebration kicked off with caroling and a performance by the Vineyard Haven Band, and ended with hot chocolate and a visit from Santa.

December 1, 2021

Winter avian residents arrive and the occasional rare birds move through the Island in December, as winter begins.

December 1, 2021

Repairs are under way this fall at the East Chop Lighthouse, the historic cast-iron tower that sits on Telegraph Hill, its lantern flashing green-green-green to guide mariners on their way around the chop.

November 29, 2021

Living With the Land was the theme of the annual Felix Neck Fall Festival this year.

November 28, 2021

We are thankful for the beauty of the Vineyard, for the early morning November ground fog that hovers over the fields and rolling woodlands of West Tisbury . . .

November 28, 2021

The 5k for KJ race was established in honor of Vineyard high school student and cross country runner, Kevin H. Johnson, who lost his life in 2004 at the age of 16 in an automobile accident.

November 27, 2021

November stirs memories of bygone traditions, like the Thanksgiving horse race, a home-grown Island event if ever there was one.

November 26, 2021

Handmade artisan products, ​art, textiles, dolls, jewelry, crafts and more are featured at the World Market holiday pop-up shop at the Capawock Theatre.

November 26, 2021

After a strong summer, businesses in the three down-Island towns are gearing up for the launch of the holiday shopping season.

November 25, 2021

Buy local at Featherstone's 19th Annual holiday gift show celebrates the holiday season while supporting Island artists.

November 24, 2021

On Tuesday, the Chilmark School held their annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot, where kids run, walk, or trot their way down Middle Road from Beetlebung Corner to the end of Keith's field and back.

November 23, 2021

November brings cooler weather and the arrival of winter residents, especially waterfowl.

November 22, 2021

On the Vineyard autumn lingers like Islanders over coffee; no need to rush to the next appointment.

November 21, 2021

One of the most scenic roads on the Island, Middle Road is a unique area with stone walls and stunning views across farmland to the distant Atlantic Ocean.

November 18, 2021

The Martha's Vineyard Harley Riders gathered for the annual Red Stocking Fund run, that provides toys and clothing for needy Island children at Christmas.

November 15, 2021

The high school team surprised longtime assistant coach Jason O’Donnell with a heartfelt sendoff at his last home game before retirement.

November 15, 2021