For the second week in a row, Chilmark selectmen on Tuesday addressed the continuing struggles of commercial fishermen on the Menemsha...

Martha Charlie Smith

When Martha Smith and her then-boyfriend Charlie began dating 15 years ago, they spent a lot of time at the annual Martha’s Vineyard Striped...

By MARK ALAN LOVEWELL THE MOST IMPORTANT FISH IN THE SEA, by H. Bruce Franklin. Island Press / Shearwater Books, Washington, 2007, 266...

marbled orb spider

There are some things that I would expect a youngster to bring home from preschool. Among these would be drawings to hang up on the fridge, simple...

peregrine falcon

Gay Head or Aquinnah has the Vineyard birders enraptured watching the movement of large numbers of raptors in the last two weeks. To steal the...

West Tisbury private landowners bordering Mill Brook may be eligible for a state program that offers to pay 75 per cent of costs associated...

boats

The Menemsha harborfront, long defined by a history of providing open dock space for working draggers and lobstermen, must be protected, a...

A gibbous moon will interfere with this weeks Orionid meteor shower. The best part of the shower is this weekend, after midnight. The moon’s...

By Lynne Irons> How about that Al Gore winning the Nobel Peace Prize? Nice to know he is still getting the popular vote. I listened to...

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