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.
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.