Friday, May 23: Partly sunny morning. Edgartown School students march to the sea in the afternoon under bright sunshine. Warm and breezy....

Greg Mayhew

Recreational saltwater fishermen in Massachusetts likely will be required to have a fishing license beginning next year. That word came from...

They’re back, we hope. Within a week or two, the nymphs may emerge from the ground where they have hibernated for 17 years, occasionally sipping on...

red knots

The time has come to write my annual piece on what to do with young critters, either feathered or furry, that you come across. Last weekend Prudy...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº May 16 67 48 .00 May 17 59 47 1.01 May 18 68 50 .01 May 19 69 50 ....

lobster trap

A former commissioner of marine resources in the state of Maine recently told a gathering of Island fishermen that there is plenty they can...

I can “azure” you that it is finally spring. It wasn’t a little birdie that told me; rather, a small butterfly. This butterfly has all the...

T.J. Hegarty accused me of being a political activist in the Vineyard Haven post office last week. Where did he get that idea? Here is the...

plover

My thanks go out to all the birders and feeder observers that either went out into the field or watched their feeders last weekend and reported...

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