On Wednesday, July 9, at 7:30 p.m. the Polly Hill Arboretum kicks off its summer lecture series with Chanticleer Gardens horticulturalist and...

By LYNNE IRONS

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It is very weird for this Island girl to spend a week at 8,000 feet and walk in snow in June. Last week I attended the American Birding...

smokestack

At the southern end of the tidal waterway called the Lagoon, which has shores in both Vineyard Haven and Oak Bluffs, is a property which is...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº June 27 78 64 Trace June 28 84 65 Trace June 29 84 66 Trace June 30 84...

After tonight’s fireworks, there is still plenty to see in the night. The planets Saturn and Mars are a close couple in the western sky. Mars is a...

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Coffee grinds, apple cores and curly orange carrot peels: straight to the trash they go in most households. But on Island farms, these food scraps...

Friday, June 20: A large gibbous moon hangs low over the western sky at dawn on the first day of summer. Mostly sunny afternoon. Bicycles...

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The worldwide oil price crisis is hitting Island commercial fishermen hard. Already struggling with more restrictive regulations and...

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