White-fingered star, a little, childish thing, The busy needle of her light to bring, And stitch, and stitch, upon the dead day’s shroud. —E.E. Cummings

Travel Alert

The Steamship Authority is diverting ferry trips between Woods Hole and Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven. Visit steamshipauthority.com for more information.

A group of Woods Hole residents is challenging state approval of the Steamship Authority terminal reconstruction project in the village, a move that could delay the project.