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Come springtime, the telltale signs of Vineyard farming activity will begin to reappear. One day, the fields are lifeless, the next, tractors...

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...

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

The Vineyard Conservation Society Winter Walks Program will feature a guided walk at Thimble Farm in Tisbury on Sunday, Jan. 13 at 1:30 pm....

Sometimes a story just drops into your lap, or more accurately into your e-mail box. That was the case last October when I received an inquiry...

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We had a beautiful day on Saturday, Jan. 5 for the Vineyard’s forty-eighth consecutive Christmas Bird Count. We beat Nantucket, sort of, but more...

Temperature: Precip. Day Max. Min. Inches. Fº Fº Jan. 4 20 8 .00 Jan. 5 35 17 .00 Jan. 6 43 23 .00 Jan. 7 49 36 .00 Jan...

By LYNNE IRONS I am a hopeless pack rat. I bet I still have every piece of macaroni my children fashioned into artwork at nursery school....

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...

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