The Polly Hill Arboretum has received a grant of $200,000 from the Foundation Franklinia for 2009. The grant includes $100,000 toward the...

cankerworms

Across about 40 acres of forest land at Polly Hill Arboretum, some 40 per cent of the oak trees are dead. Just like tens of thousands of...

gull

Bonaparte’s gulls are some of my favorite birds. These birds, unlike their larger cousins, are a delicate small gull, found in the harbors and...

Although Jack Frost is nipping at my nose, it is the thought of chestnuts roasting on an open fire that is really getting me in the holiday mood....

robot

By LYNNE IRONS I devoted a good deal of time last Saturday to cutting the bittersweet from the deer fencing around my vegetable garden...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº Nov. 27 47 31 .02 Nov. 28 46 30 Trace Nov. 29 54 30 .04 Nov. 30 45 25 ....

The performance of the crescent moon, Venus and Jupiter drew a lot of attention on Monday night. The three celestial objects formed a perfect...

raking

By LYNNE IRONS

owl

There has been a fallout of snowy owls on the Vineyard. It all started on Nov. 7 when one was spotted in the Squibnocket area. Now there have been...

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