By LYNNE IRONS I was happy to read Abigail Higgins’s column in the Martha’s Vineyard Times last week. She wrote about the National Animal...

By LYNNE IRONS Last Saturday’s cold snap lit a fire under me. There were so many last (for me, first) minute winter preparations. I...

wasp nest

The world around us is full of misnomers: hamburgers are not ham, tin foil is actually aluminum, and a shooting star is not a star. Nature has even...

It wasn’t exactly a summit conference, but selectmen from Chilmark and Aquinnah held a joint session on Tuesday to discuss the possibility of...

The brightest planet in the evening sky is the red planet Mars. The planet is brilliant, close and a spectacle in the east in our evening sky. Mars...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº Nov. 30 54 34 .00 Dec. 1 45 31 .00 Dec. 2 35 20 .00 Dec. 3 44 22 .71 Dec. 4 49...

snowy owl

Chappaquiddick has a powerful and stunning visitor from the North. Olsen Houghton and Joel Graves were between the Cape Pogue Gut and Cape Pogue...

fish

Two leading Island recreational fishing organizations have called on the state Division of Marine Fisheries to end the controversial practice...

Edgartown wastewater authorities believe a plan to sewer hundreds of homes in the watershed of the Edgartown Great Pond can achieve the 30...

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