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 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...

North Shore Walk The Trustees of Reservations will sponsor a walk in Chilmark on a private parcel covered by a conservation restriction on...

I learned a hard lesson last Sunday. It was about two hours into my research and half an hour into the writing of this week’s column when I came...

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Which is it, a short nasal cah-ah or a full-voiced caaw? That is the question that will help distinguish between the unusual fish crow and the...

By LYNNE IRONS I have had five memorable dogs. Each has lived over a decade and a half. My all-time favorite was Emma Jones, the beagle of...

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