On Monday night, Ryan Peterson received a coveted rose sending him to the next round of the reality TV series, the Bachelorette. He watched the moment with family and friends on the Cape.


With hundreds of trees around the Island tagged for removal by Eversource Energy, the Chilmark selectmen have taken steps to prevent any unnecessary tree cutting in their town.

As the final season of American Idol gets closer to an end, a singer with Vineyard ties remains in the singing competition.

Martha's Vineyard seasonal resident Sonika Vaid is keeping her American Idol hopes alive.

Sonika Vaid, an American Idol contestant with Vineyard ties, is one of the top 14 finalists in the final season of the reality show.

Twenty-year-old Sonika Vaid, a singer with Vineyard ties, impressed American Idol judges in the season premiere of the reality show, which aired Wednesday.