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Mid-April this year looks even less like spring than it usually does on the Vineyard. Although conditions were looking up a bit during the middle...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº March 28 51 41 Trace March 29 45 32 .04 March 30 45 27 .00 March 31 44...

A thin crescent moon on Tuesday night appears close to the star cluster Pleiades in the zodiacal constellation Taurus. The two appear in the...

hummingbird

The Waskosim’s Rock Reservation is a Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank holding which can be reached off North Road at the West Tisbury-Chilmark line....

By LYNNE IRONS I was considering taking a garden hoe to my attic last week. The weatherman predicted four days of rain and I figured it was...

Green home building is all the rage right now, but humans are Johnny-come-latelys to ecological building. Our “nests” are too often made from new...

Herring

Run, herring, run! Or, rather, swim, herring, swim, to your natal stream. River herring — harbingers of spring — should be back soon, if they...

pansy drawing by Seniel Seward

By LYNNE IRONS I love Easter. Not only is church filled to capacity, but it is the real turning point between winter and spring. It doesn’t...

Northern Strike

Between now and mid-April, occasional migrating small birds arrive on the Island exceptionally early.

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