Islanders turned out under beautiful sunny skies at the season’s inaugural First Friday event in Vineyard Haven. The day-long festival began with an art market along Beach street extension and moved to Owen Park where food and music kept them full and dancing.

June 8, 2024

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School class of 2024 will graduate June 9, at the Tabernacle in Oak Bluffs. The diverse group of students are remembered at their school as thoughtful, hardworking, and eager to engage in the community around them.

June 6, 2024

It was a blizzard of smiles and armfuls of Dilly Bars at the Dairy Queen's opening Monday.

June 4, 2024

Faculty, friends and relatives gathered at the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School Sunday to celebrate the seven high school graduates of the class of 2024.

June 3, 2024

June is the month of bursting colors and beguiling aromas, and now we are on the threshold of summer. The new season officially arrives a few weeks from now, but Memorial Day often is a truer marker of the Vineyard’s summer, and truer yet are the warm days and cool nights of early June.

June 2, 2024

Island Housing Trust along with numerous other Island groups have completed construction on four affordable apartments at Carl Widdis Way in Aquinnah.

May 30, 2024

Year in and out, the Vineyard explodes in color in May. As May opens, the world comes alive again. Spring has arrived.

May 29, 2024

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May 28, 2024

Veterans, family and members of the Island community gathered Monday to march in the Memorial Day parade and pay tribute to the fallen. 

May 27, 2024

There can be no argument about the season turning. The signs are everywhere. Already the ferries are jammed on weekends and even weekdays. Lines for cars coming and going from the Vineyard grow longer. The traffic in village streets is heavier and even now parking spots are at a premium.

May 26, 2024

The Edgartown school students headed down Main street then gathered at Memorial Wharf before throwing their flowers into the sea to honor fallen service men and women. A crowd gathered, Taps were played and the moment was felt by all.

May 24, 2024

Chilmark students gathered at Station Menemsha to hear from Coast Guard members. Then they all walked down to Dutcher Dock together. 

May 24, 2024

Tisbury school students walked down Main street to Owen Park as part of their annual March to the Sea tradition to honor veterans who have given their life. Taps was played, songs were sung and flowers were placed in the water.

May 24, 2024

With Memorial Day comes the unofficial start to the busy summer season. Across the Island, store owners are unboxing new merchandise and home owners are putting one last coat of paint of the fence.

May 23, 2024

Islanders headed to the Climate Fair on Sunday at the Agricultural Hall to learn about environmental issues and take action.

May 20, 2024

Now in full bloom of pale lavender, deep purple and white, lilacs belong first of all to springtime on the Vineyard and only then to the rest of New England.

May 19, 2024