11.11.14

It’s no surprise, perhaps, that among the ranks of Woods Hole scientists are a handful of people who have a foot on both sides of the ferry route.

By Sara Brown

11.11.14

On Martha’s Vineyard, owls are found almost everywhere. But for every twenty owls you hear, you may see only one.

11.11.14

Rarer even than an irruption of snowy owls is the chance to skate all the way from Aquinnah to Edgartown. A remembrance of a time gone by.

By Stan Hart

11.10.14

Winter sports are a not-so-secret pleasure of Island life in the season between late fall beachcombing and the thrilling arrival of snowdrops. All the more so because the appearance of ideal conditions cannot be predicted or promised. Only anticipated and prepared for.

By Nicole Grace Mercier

11.10.14

There’s a tendency to think that Island fishing ends after the derby’s final hurrah in mid-October. But wait a minute! They may be premature.

By Kib Bramhall

11.10.14

Dana Gaines's boat isn't a traditional one with a motor or even a sail. And yet he's taken it around the Island – twice.

By Ivy Ashe

11.10.14

While the leaves changed color, along the waterfront crews planned and fitted out for the annual voyages of vessels determined to follow summer.

By Matthew Stackpole

11.10.14

If the Amish played more tennis, I feel quite certain that this is the way they would go about winterizing their courts.

By Geoff Currier

10.10.14

Homeowners go solar on the Vineyard to save the planet and to save money. For Llewellyn Rogers, the priority was reducing his electric bill. In less than four months he saved more thna $1,000 on electricity costs.

By Olivia Hull

10.10.14

For two Island ferry captains, the end of paper nautical charts only makes them more precious – both as practical aids and works of art.

By Remy Tumin

10.02.14

I once had a friend who lived in an old farmhouse that had a five-foot blue racer snake living inside the walls. I asked him why he didn’t have it removed and he tersely replied: No mice.

By Geoff Currier

10.01.14

One of the most famous of all striped bass plugs, the Reverse Atom was born on the beach at North Truro on Cape Cod on a hot August afternoon in 1949.

By Kib Bramhall

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