For three decades, Alzheimer’s research has been stymied by a debate about how the disease behaves in the brain. New research coordinated by Dr. Rudolph E. Tanzi and presented on the Vineyard this summer settles the debate.
Menemsha Pond means different things to different people. For Dr. Sidney (Skip) Pierce, a professor emeritus at the University of South Florida, the pond is a place where discovery begins. It is the home of a sea slug.
The Vineyard boys' soccer team and their fans head to Taunton High School today to take on the Norwell Clippers in the division three south section championship game. Start time is 2:30 p.m., and the winner will advance to state semi-finals.
In 2012, Islander Lori Robinson Fisher started a Facebook group named Islanders Talk. The group has grown to include 2,600 members, a place for sharing all types of information and thoughts relating to the Vineyard.
A 177-year-old tree, as horticulturist Tim Boland so gently put it, is in its senescence, which is a scientific way of saying the twilight of its life.
On any Saturday morning in the spring and fall, the West Tisbury school fields are filled with kids playing soccer.
The storm that slammed the Island in early November cancelled ferry trips and eroded beaches on Chappaquiddick. It also unearthed a mystery.Pieces of what appears to be a 19th-century shipwreck were exposed on East Beach at Cape Pogue.
With many of the fall sports concluding last week, there was much space left for the remaining two teams to shine.
Naches Heights in the Yakima Valley is just east of the Cascade Mountains, the part of Washington state where the lush green of the mountains gives way to a more barren, arid landscape.

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