It is now widely established — so widely, in fact, that it may be out-competing many of our native ladybugs, such as the two-spotted ladybug that is the official state insect of Massachusetts. (I bet you didn’t even know we had a state insect!)
Graduates Casey Jayne Dobel of Oak Bluffs received a Doctorate in Juris Prudence, with honors, from the Washington School of Law at American University in Washington, D.C. Dean’s List Michael Cutrer of Vineyard Haven at Nichols College in Dudley. Warren Lewis Gowell of Edgartown at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. William Augusto Jurczyk-Villota of Edgartown at the University […]
Pulitzer Prize winning author and historian David McCullough said libraries have shaped his career.
The annual fundraiser attracted a sold out crowd and spoke to the health of the Island’s largest private land conservation organization.
I could go on for weeks about the various approaches plants take to make adversity less adverse. Here are just a few examples to illustrate how creative evolution has been.
Golden retrievers have a high incidence of cancer. Is there a tumor hiding somewhere? Maybe he has some unidentified genetic abnormality? It’s a puzzle we hope to solve. In the meantime, his mother just keeps filling his bowl with water, and his days with love.
I work at Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, and I’m always excited about new theories and techniques about counseling and how to help people help themselves.
We tried a new early potato variety, ‘Satina,’ this year. Boy, are they ever smooth and yummy! Our usual, ‘Dark Red Norland,’ is great too; it is likely that all new potatoes are an epiphany, compared to tired old storage spuds.
Perhaps the Vineyard boards of health should advocate for town officials “turning the other cheek” to episodes of public nudity, particularly in the woods. Get rid of those “no nudity” admonitions on all the Land Bank and other trailhead signs!
Glorious days, fog, much-needed rain, clouds and perfect sunsets… So much to be grateful for this July!