West Tisbury oysters were on the market during the holiday season, but they are unavailable now. Tom Osmers, town shellfish constable,...

The bright planet in the western sky, Venus, will dominate the skies through the remainder of the winter. This weekend is an ideal time to enjoy our...

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By LYNNE IRONS My chickens have not given me an egg in almost a month. I have a small flock — one elderly rooster, 11 assorted hens and...

Las Vegas is not in my near future or recent past, but I did win big with an auspicious invitation to a special new year’s day dinner. It is not...

Whoa, Vineyard birders have quite a challenge ahead of them. The Nantucket Christmas Bird Count was conducted last weekend and the unofficial...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº Dec. 24 42 22 Trace Dec. 25 55 41 .25 Dec. 26 47 30 .00 Dec. 27 47 35 ....

Mercury is one of the most difficult visible planets to spot, always close to the glare of the sun. In the week ahead there is a rare opportunity to...

A plan to require all saltwater recreational fishermen to obtain either a state or federal license has been postponed a year to January...

The question of what is a harvestable sized bay scallop will be the subject of a public hearing next week on the Cape. The state Division...

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