“I love working in a square. I feel as if it’s like a hug, a contained space. I love to get up close – paint bigger than life size. I like to engage.”

By CK Wolfson


I know a guy, who knows a guy, who knew the guy who on one sunny day, on a beach on the Vineyard, found a washed-up bale of hashish.

By Joe Keenan


As scientists track sharks and learn more about the ocean’s apex predators, a growing industry is selling shark-deterrent devices.

By Sara Brown


Ever since Wampanoags launched canoes in pursuit of whales, fishermen have been pushing the envelope by trying to catch big fish from small boats.

By Kib Bramhall


Is it time to take drastic action to fight tick-borne diseases?

By Erin Ryerson


The shorts are shorter and tighter than they would be by the turn of the millennium. The sunglasses – are those Revos, Vuarnets, or Hobies? – are rounder than they would be once the Oakley wraparound sunglass craze came and went. The duffles look like something you might take to a Richard Simmons workout session.


The wondrous weathervanes of Anthony Holand.

By Nicole Grace Mercier


“I’ve always focused my paintings and sculpture on the abstract,” she said.

By CK Wolfson