We all have baggage. For some, it is plastic, but for others only paper or cloth will do. Those in the latter group must have appreciated...

By Lynne Irons> Every year the human heart loses several grams of muscle mass and therefore pumps less blood as we age. Those of a...

It is a great story, one that has everything: conceit, vanity, envy, brutality, monsters, and family deception. There is a bright side, though, and...

Regrettably, a very brief summary will suffice for birds brought here by ex-hurricane Noel, which massaged the Vineyard with 60 mile-per-hour...

By Lynne Irons> Roger Spinney shared a wonderful concept with the Baptists last week. The word humility comes from the Greek for humus....

A thin crescent moon appears low in the southwestern sky on Monday evening, under the bright planet Jupiter. Both celestial objects are in the...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº Nov. 2 68 47 .00 Nov. 3 63 45 .28 Nov. 4 51 41 2.48 Nov. 5 57 37 .00 Nov...

hummingbird

A few weeks ago in this column I wrote that other than by contributing photos, I had not ever reported an unusual bird sighting to the...

Jessie Kanozak diving for scallops

Early reports indicate a solid but not spectacular bay scalloping season on the Island this year, and shellfish constables report a healthy...

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