A strong northeast storm whipped up high winds and heavy seas around the Vineyard.

October 10, 2019

The word from the Derby is, entering its third week, the fish are being elusive.

October 10, 2019

October is a moment to be outdoors drinking in the Island's beauty, a moment to pause and breathe deeply here on the far shore of Vineyard summer.

October 10, 2019

In October birds begin migrating past Martha's Vineyard; some are summer resident species leaving for winter homes, while others nested north and west and are migrating down the Atlantic Coast.

October 10, 2019

The talk of the Island is about change, about a time of year when the pace of Vineyard life slows enough to enjoy the seasonal gifts of autumn, a period of noble days and cool nights.

October 6, 2019

It seems every day the fish get bigger at the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby, now nearing the halfway mark.

October 1, 2019

Porches are quiet, fewer people stroll the winding lanes, and not as many lights illuminate the 312 cottages in the Camp Ground as the calendar turns to October.

October 1, 2019

Carrying candles and hope, walkers marched toward the Big Bridge, to help bring awareness to issue of suicides.

September 30, 2019

Dawn broke on Sunday foggy, while later turning into a brilliant late September sun and the Steamship Wharf in Oak Bluffs lined with children for the Kids Derby. Windsurfers raced through whitecaps off State Beach.

September 29, 2019

Veterans arrived on the Vineyard this week to fish the Derby in the American Saltwater Heroes Fishing Challenge. All are recovering from injuries sustained in Iraq and Afghanistan.

September 26, 2019

Acorns fall from oak trees, plinking off the roofs of houses and sheds, plunking onto dry ground and crunching underfoot during hikes. Flocks of swallows fly to winter homes, making their way south with other September air travelers.

September 26, 2019

Angels Helping Animals held a meet and greet at the Black Dog, the first step towards finding each dog a loving family.  

September 25, 2019

As the season turns from summer to fall, summer bird residents start to depart for their winter homes while others visit the Vineyard as they fly southward.

September 24, 2019

"Right now we are the ones who are making a difference. If no one else will take action, then we will."

September 23, 2019

A steady stream of kids walked back and forth across the Oak Bluffs Steamship Authority wharf, their hands holding scup and sea bass.

September 23, 2019

Around us, the natural world is responding to the changes as we are poised between summer and fall. Birds are migrating, poison ivy vines along forest paths are turning crimson and caterpillars are on the move, hunting good spots to spin their cocoons.

September 22, 2019

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