Three Evening Planets

Mars is visible high in the southwestern sky after sunset. The red planet is the brightest object above the trees.

Closer to the horizon, star gazers might want to take the challenge of looking for an even brighter planet. Venus is very close to the horizon after sunset, in the west-northwest. The planet is visible when the weather is clear and cloudless. The fainter planet Mercury is right next to Venus. The two planets are closest together Saturday night.

With Worker Shortage Acute, Island Businesses Scramble

Although an annual rite of passage, the quest for summer employees has grown more extreme and spread wider this year, driven by a perfect storm of factors including and a housing crisis at its peak.

Please Adopt Us: April 23

This week we’re featuring our adorable guinea pigs. We currently have four looking for homes.

Woods Hole Change Orders Continue to Rankle SSA Governors

As the waterside portion of the multi-million-dollar reconstruction project comes to an end, Steamship Authority governors reluctantly approved more than $1.3 million in change orders.

Laughter Is Still the Best Medicine

In the 1980s I worked at several Boston area hospitals.

A Better Bee

Quite privately/(just you and me)/I ought to be /a better bee.

Voters, Sharpen Your Pencils: Town Meeting Season Is Here

For the past 10 years, the West Tisbury finance committee has written an op-ed prior to the annual town meeting.

Shave and a Haircut

From the April 23, 1943 edition of the Gazette.

Kitchen Reboot

Who doesn't want better kitchen storage? Help is on the way from a seasoned pro.

Shai Brothers Land Katama Airfield Restaurant Bid

The Katama Airfield Commission has awarded Zared and Evan Shai — owners of Backyard Taco and Dos Mas eateries — the bid to operate the restaurant space at the airfield.