The forecast was for Friday's high westerly winds to continue through the weekend. Fortunately, yesterday was far better than expected. The winds...

At the derby station this morning Ed Jerome, president of the 63rd annual Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby, was not happy...

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Following last weekend’s foul weather, Island anglers have jumped back into fishing with a new urgency. This is the start of the third...

A thin crescent moon appears low in the southwestern sky tonight, not far from the bright planet Venus. Venus is in the zodiacal constellation Libra...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº Sept. 26 67 60 .62 Sept. 27 68 62 2.08 Sept. 28 71 65 2.23 Sept. 29...

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By LYNN IRONS I attended a potluck supper recently where brussels sprouts were served. I have to admit, they are one of my favorites. I...

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Last summer numerous greater shearwaters washed up on the South side of the Vineyard. A few of these birds were sent to Tufts Veterinary School for a...

Luca Brazzi sleeps with the fishes ­— that’s a line from The Godfather, of course. But neither Luca nor anyone else really sleeps with fishes...

Friday, Sept. 26: Rain starts at 4 a.m. and is often heavy. Dark clouds roll in from the South. Intense storm. Rain is heavy in the...

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