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...

By LYNNE IRONS

These lugs are nuts. You might be a bit crazy too if you spent almost your entire life in the mud. Most likely you have never seen a lugworm,...

New on the VCS Board The Vineyard Conservation Society, at its annual meeting on June 29, voted to approve the nomination of four new...

A thin crescent moon appears close to the red planet Mars tomorrow morning. Look east more than an hour before sunrise. The two celestial objects are...

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