September on the Vineyard, partaking as it does of both summer and fall, pulls us in two directions at once.

September 6, 2020

After 56 years, the Shenandoah won’t be leaving the Island. But she is going to have a new captain. Capt.

September 4, 2020

The purchase of 304 acres of undeveloped land at Red Gate Farm from the Kennedy family includes a mile of pond frontage and half a mile of Atlantic-facing beach.

September 3, 2020

Fears of in-person voting during a pandemic, combined with the large number of early and mail-in voters and a lack of contested local races, meant the Island saw a quiet day at the polls on Tuesday.

September 1, 2020

August is almost over, having passed once more in its headlong hurry.

August 30, 2020

It's August on the Vineyard and the natural beauty of our surroundings shows itself off around every turn.

August 27, 2020

The chapters of downtown Edgartown's history begin not with particular days, months or years, but with the people and the iconic summer destinations.

August 25, 2020

The thunder began booming from the west on Saturday and savvy Islanders packed up their towels and left the beaches. Soon the storm front could be seen moving quickly across the Sound.

August 25, 2020

August is a time for warm days and fledging birds. Feathered friends also start to disperse after breeding season.

August 25, 2020

The Holmes Hole Sailing Association continued its summer season of handicap sailboat racing from Vineyard Haven with a Sunday afternoon race in the outer harbor.

August 24, 2020

There is something timeless — and therefore reassuring — with a Vineyard beach on a sunny August day.

August 22, 2020

Aamid the darkness of the Camp Ground a few lanterns stood out, glowing on porches, on what would have been the Grand Illumination.

August 20, 2020

A working fishing village with front-row seats for sunset, Menemsha also is worth a trip while still dark for its sunrises. Grab a coffee at Menemsha Texaco and bring your camera.

August 19, 2020

Protesters flocked to Five Corners in Vineyard Haven on Monday afternoon to show support for the United States Postal Service and its workers, in the most recent of this summer’s community-organized protests.

August 17, 2020

Mid August already. This summer seems to speed by and we should make no mistake about this. To tarry is to lose precious time. Already the long shadows of dusk arrive earlier; sunrise breaks a bit later and the days grow shorter.

August 15, 2020

From tomatoes ripening in gardens and dooryards filled with black-eyed Susans and purple coneflower, August is the season when blooms and vegetables take center stage.

August 10, 2020