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Researchers are analyzing samples taken from a dead humpback whale that washed up on the south shore of Martha’s Vineyard this week.

The spread of disease-carrying ticks on Martha’s Vineyard is a public health crisis, a biologist and longtime Island physician said this week.

As new developments continue to alter the Island’s coastal ponds, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission is working on its water quality regulations.

Vineyard residents are highly concerned about ticks and tick-borne illness, according to a newly-released community survey conducted in August.

Friday night’s full moon will have a more than the usual influence on our tides.

President Obama Thursday designated nearly 5,000 square miles of Atlantic ocean southeast of the Vineyard as a marine national monument.