Friday, Oct. 12: Mist in the morning. Anglers gather at the end of the Big Bridge jetty on the last full day of the derby. Choppy seas off...

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...

peregrine falcon

Gay Head or Aquinnah has the Vineyard birders enraptured watching the movement of large numbers of raptors in the last two weeks. To steal the...

West Tisbury private landowners bordering Mill Brook may be eligible for a state program that offers to pay 75 per cent of costs associated...

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...

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