By LYNNE IRONS You would be hard-pressed to find someone further politically left than me. However, the other day I was potting up some...

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...

Squibnocket

The irony of Oak Bluffs is that people so loved its beaches, they set about destroying them. They built so close to the ocean’s edge they...

An American president rarely speaks on a fisheries issue, but George W. Bush did so two weeks ago. President Bush recently came out with...

Total catch and catch by species during the 2007 annual Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby recorded large increases over last...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº Oct. 19 72 62 .00 Oct. 20 72 60 .94 Oct. 21 65 51 Trace Oct. 22 72 56 .00 Oct....

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...

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