03.01.16

Pickleball is a kind of scaled-down tennis, except easier. (No overhead serve! No long racquet!)

By Jim Kaplan

03.01.16

Name: Savannah Hooe Occupation: Seaman apprentice, Coast Guard Station Menemsha A day on the Job: Boat checks and inspections, standing watch (manning theradios), training. “You see some pretty cool things literally every time you go out.You learn something new every time. You never know.” Favorite part of the job? “Knowing people can depend on you to help themin need.”

03.01.16

The tide was just starting to flow east when Stuart Hunter and I skidded my nine-foot tin boat down the cliff at Pilots Landing and rowed toward Wash Rock, where terns were working over breaking bass. We dropped anchor up-current, the hook held and we were in business, casting metal into the action from our miniature craft.

By Kib Bramhall

03.01.16

The off-season may be quiet on the Cape and Islands, but it is a busy time for the area’s gray seals.

By Sara Brown

12.01.15

It’s a strange twist of fate that oysters, often described as nature’s aphrodisiacs, are such funny-looking things.

12.01.15

The schooner Charlotte delivers a cargo of supplies and hope.

By Nat Benjamin

12.01.15

Lying at the southern end of Chappaquiddick’s inland waterway, Poucha was historically a freshwater pond, sealed by a dike that included sluiceways and a herring run.

By Kib Bramhall

12.01.15

Seaweed could be the Island’s next big thing in aquaculture, depending on the results of an experiment growing the plant in Vineyard waters.

By Sara Brown

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