Some 61 per cent of residents of Cape Cod and the Islands favor the Cape Wind project, according to a major new scientific survey of 501...

Jonathan Mayhew

One of Menemsha’s most respected fishermen, Jonathan Mayhew, has quit fishing the high seas.Mr. Mayhew recently sold his federal permits, giving up...

At night I see stars and by day see horses. Felix Neck (and the Vineyard, by extension) is a good place to be. It is not that the stars shine...

Carolina wren

It is not proper for birders, naturalists or any type of scientist to anthropomorphize: a 50-cent word that means giving a human personality to...

By LYNNE IRONS It is difficult to set my priorities this time of year. It is still so warm and pleasant. Should I finish picking and...

For the second week in a row, Chilmark selectmen on Tuesday addressed the continuing struggles of commercial fishermen on the Menemsha...

Martha Charlie Smith

When Martha Smith and her then-boyfriend Charlie began dating 15 years ago, they spent a lot of time at the annual Martha’s Vineyard Striped...

By MARK ALAN LOVEWELL THE MOST IMPORTANT FISH IN THE SEA, by H. Bruce Franklin. Island Press / Shearwater Books, Washington, 2007, 266...

marbled orb spider

There are some things that I would expect a youngster to bring home from preschool. Among these would be drawings to hang up on the fridge, simple...

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