A large roughtail stingray was seen swimming in shallow water about 50 yards off State Beach on Sunday morning. A New England Aquarium spokesman said the gentle creatures are common in New England waters but rarely seen so close to shore.
The Edgartown selectmen are scheduled to hear a progress report today from a consultant studying the ongoing problems with the Chappaquiddick ferry line. The line is a source of growing conflict with residents on Simpson’s Lane.
It’s 7 a.m. on a warm summer morning and the smell of bacon wafts out the side door of 7a Foods. Chef and owner Dan Sauer stands in front of the stove in jeans, making breakfast sandwich after breakfast sandwich.
Matthew Desmond’s new book, Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, illustrates how eviction is not only a condition but a cause of poverty. Mr. Desmond spoke at the Chilmark Community Center Sunday evening.