Venus and Jupiter, the two brightest planets in our night sky, are getting closer together. Venus for many weeks has been alone low in the eastern...

“Fight blue-sky thinking.” So says part of the manifesto of the Cloud Appreciation Society. This London-based organization (with a membership of...

birds

Now that the annual Christmas Bird Count is fading into pleasant memories and a lot of fascinating data, we might be lulled into thinking that we...

By LYNNE IRONS I hope I do not sound completely hard-hearted, but, thankfully, my last rabbit has died. I started out with two adorable...

Brickyard Hike The Trustees of Reservations will sponsor a hike on Jan. 20 at the Menemsha Hills Brickyard ruins, the last remnants of a...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº Jan. 11 48 35 Trace Jan. 12 55 39 .50 Jan. 13 49 33 .00 Jan. 14 47 34 ....

There is no such thing as a seagull. Growing up in the city by the ocean, I believed there were three bird species: pigeons, sparrows and...

Fish Talk Fish, Fish, Fish will be the topic of Louis Larsen’s talk at the next Friends of the Library speakers bureau at 2 p.m. Sunday,...

Tonight’s crescent moon appears low in the western sky after sunset in the zodiacal constellation Aquarius. The moon reaches first quarter phase on...

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