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Driving around the Island recently, one is likely to encounter flocks of American robins. They seem a little more conspicuous at this time of year...

By LYNNE IRONS This marks my first anniversary as the writer of the garden column. I’m following in the footsteps of Jean Wexler, who wrote...

Sometimes you just have to face the facts, even if they seem rather unpleasant. Most people use the term habitat without realizing that they are...

The 48th annual Martha’s Vineyard Christmas Bird Count was held on Jan. 5. This was an Islandwide event with 69 observers out in the field...

The sky tomorrow morning will be an impressive, memorable sight for anyone up early. The two brightest planets in our sky, Jupiter and Venus, appear...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº Jan. 25 35 18 .00 Jan. 26 32 19 .00 Jan. 27 36 23 .00 Jan. 28 36 25 .48...

Edgartown selectmen voted not to suspend the commercial scalloping license of fisherman Richard Morris Monday, going against the...

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Late January is the coldest point of the year, and it leads into the snowiest. Such harsh weather is a two-edged sword for birders. The number...

In the forest, the dead sometimes stand tall and refuse to fall. Don’t mourn for these deceased; they are a sign of healthy woodlands, wealthy...

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