Friday, Oct. 5: Warm and mostly sunny. Temperature rises to the high 70s. Southwest wind picks up in the afternoon. Steady breeze by sunset....

fishing

One is a magic number as the 62nd annual derby enters its final day of an event with big numbers, bountiful fishing and a short ride through...

birders

A Maine naturalist named Norm Famous, whom I mentioned in this past week’s column, recently sent me another e-mail about birds. This one contained...

butterfly weed seeds

The lead foreman of Vineyard Gardens, Jeremiah Brown, doesn’t mince words about his expertise. “What I know is pruning,” he said. He...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº Sept. 28 80 65 .27 Sept. 29 75 58 .00 Sept. 30 71 50 .00 Oct. 1 68 45 .00 Oct....

It’s the great Pumpkin Festival! Anyone who ventures into the growing pumpkin patch at Morning Glory Farm next Saturday, Oct. 13, need only...

A thin crescent moon appears tomorrow morning right above two planets. The moon is right above Venus, the brightest “star” in the East. The ringed-...

fish, ruler, weight

One of the top striped bass caught in the Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby this past week had a rough journey off and back...

By LYNNE IRONS I use a typewriter to write this column. I really like the sound and feel of the old-fashioned typewriter. People make fun...

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