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Late blight: the first part of the name given to the vicious plant disease that affects tomatoes and potatoes is somewhat misleading, at...

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A 361-pound porbeagle shark was the winning fish in the weekend’s 23rd annual Monster Shark Tournament in Oak Bluffs. The fish was caught...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº July 17 78 66 .03 July 18 84 69 1.24 July 19 77 62 .01 July 20 80...

Tonight’s thin crescent moon appears low in the southwestern sky near the ringed planet Saturn. The two are in the zodiacal constellation Leo.

Friday, July 17: Bright sunny and muggy day. Temperatures reach 84 degrees, marking the first time the Island has broken 80 this summer....

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Summer weather finally kicked in this week, with temperatures in the 80s. The ocean is still cool, and that is having a positive impact on...

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The bottom has fallen out of the wholesale lobster market, which is bad news for the lobstermen and good news for consumers. The price...

Naturalist Rachel Carson wrote, “If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult...

On June 26 I answered a query by Linda Sibley. She asked if I thought that the barn swallows she had in her barn did not return this year because...

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