Only slow food will do for this bird. Faster prey would fly, run or otherwise get away before it became a vulture’s meal. Vultures like their...

The ringed planet Saturn is closest to the Earth this weekend. The distant planet is in opposition and about 778 million miles away. Its position in...

The Martha’s Vineyard Museum is extending its hours of operation this winter. The museum will be open Monday through Saturday from 10 a....

There is a whale of a tale in Edgartown. Marine mammal madness is what I call it. Earlier this week, I received a call about a few animals that...

“Guyana — isn’t that where all those people drank Kool-Aid at Jonestown? Why would you want to go there?” “New birds, new habitat, new country...

By LYNNE IRONS Last Saturday was one of those perfect winter days — cold and crisp — not a cloud in the sky. An impressive crowd turned out...

The purchase of an 18.9-acre conservation restriction last week will expand the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank’s holdings at Sepiessa Point...

While Wednesday night’s lunar eclipse will dominate the news in the coming week, observers also will have the rare opportunity throughout the week to...

By MARK ALAN LOVEWELL Wednesday night offers Vineyarders a lunar eclipse perfectly timed for observing. The full moon rises in the eastern...

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