Students at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School danced the night away Saturday at the West Chop Club for the prom. But first the students and their families gathered at the Grange Hall for the traditional pre-prom pictures.

May 22, 2023

Students at the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School transformed the campus into a bustling Festa Junina, a Brazilian midsummer festival as part of the school’s second annual Brazilian Cultural Night.

May 22, 2023

The lilacs are in full bloom and the air smells like summer. American flags are swaying in the breeze. And flowers boxes are decorated. Memorial Day is rapidly approaching and with that the unofficial start to summer on the Vineyard.

May 21, 2023

Bill Eville, editor of the Gazette and author of The Notebook, welcomed friends, family and fans to celebrate the publication of Washed Ashore: Family, Fatherhood, and Finding Home on Martha's Vineyard at the Gazette building in Edgartown.

May 15, 2023

A full moon, a cattle egret in repose, a quiet sunrise, horses grazing — all things to everyone abound around every corner and bend in the road. Take it all in, this day and everyday.

May 14, 2023

May is here, throwing curveballs of sun and rain and cool days. A varied menu to be sure but one that offers something for everyone. It is the month of preparations, of energy increasing and more stores opening. It is awake with the sound of possibility.

May 7, 2023

On Monday children at the Chilmark School celebrated their longstanding tradition of dancing around a maypole, the bright streamers floating in the breeze.

May 3, 2023

Tomorrow is the first day of May, month of unfolding green leaves and longer days; the prelude to summer. Pollen swirls in puddles of spring rain and bees begin their trips from flower to hive, an ancient dance.

April 30, 2023

Young leaders stepped into the spotlight Wednesday evening as the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce held its 40 Under 40 celebration at the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown.

April 27, 2023

On Saturday the Martha’s Vineyard Museum hosted its first Earth Day Conservation Festival, a four-hour celebration of the Island’s natural environment.

April 24, 2023

A few weeks after Daylight Saving Time robbed an hour of our dawn, we're beginning to catch up again.

April 23, 2023

Bands of hardy volunteers of all ages hit the beaches around the Island Saturday for the 31st annual Earth Day beach day cleanup. It marked the third decade for the event, sponsored by the Vineyard Conservation Society.

April 22, 2023

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

April 22, 2023

Two new residents arrived at Island Alpaca in Oak Bluffs earlier this month. The additions resemble the 31 alpacas on the farm but are taller, with longer snouts and pointier ears, defining them as llamas and the new protectors of the herd.

April 19, 2023

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

April 18, 2023

The buds are fat on roadside bushes, and the birds proclaim the season in their full morning chorus.

April 18, 2023