The week ahead offers perfect moonless nights. There is a New Moon on Thanksgiving, so for the coming week the moon resides only in the early morning...

Last week I got an earful. It was not for any wrongdoing on my part; rather, it was an earful of wax (not to be gross) wings. A group or flock...

By LYNNE IRONS

gulls

The Intracoastal Waterway (ICW), inland waterway, or the Ditch, as it is also known, is an incredible piece of water. It offers the boater,...

Cape and Islands Sen. Robert A. O’Leary was recognized with a legislative leadership award by Mass Audubon on Nov. 6 for his role in the...

campfire

Eeeep-Eeeep! As I make my way down the trail winding through the Aquinnah highland forest, the strange call repeats itself. Eeeep...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº Nov. 7 68 53 .08 Nov. 8 59...

The two brightest planets in our evening sky, are now appearing together. For those with a good view of the western sky, Venus and Jupiter are a...

bay scallop bounty

The Vineyard bay scallop season is underway and the news is mostly good for local consumers and commercial fishermen alike. Chilmark is...

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