Martha Charlie Smith

When Martha Smith and her then-boyfriend Charlie began dating 15 years ago, they spent a lot of time at the annual Martha’s Vineyard Striped...

By MARK ALAN LOVEWELL THE MOST IMPORTANT FISH IN THE SEA, by H. Bruce Franklin. Island Press / Shearwater Books, Washington, 2007, 266...

marbled orb spider

There are some things that I would expect a youngster to bring home from preschool. Among these would be drawings to hang up on the fridge, simple...

Chloris is having her last hurrah and it is quite a party. No, Chloris is not a bride-to-be during the busy fall Vineyard wedding season having...

Friday, Oct. 5: Warm and mostly sunny. Temperature rises to the high 70s. Southwest wind picks up in the afternoon. Steady breeze by sunset....

fishing

One is a magic number as the 62nd annual derby enters its final day of an event with big numbers, bountiful fishing and a short ride through...

birders

A Maine naturalist named Norm Famous, whom I mentioned in this past week’s column, recently sent me another e-mail about birds. This one contained...

By LYNNE IRONS I am enjoying a big glass of grape juice at this moment. If I could have a do-over in the gardening world, I would not have...

quahaug

By MARK ALAN LOVEWELL Rick Karney, director of the Martha’s Vineyard Shellfish Group, returned last week from an international conference...

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