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New Firm Undertakes Menemsha Dredging

New Firm Undertakes Menemsha Dredging

August 11, 2017

Martha’s Vineyard –  Entering its third season, renewed efforts to dredge Menemsha Channel are expected to begin around October 1 with H&L Dredging of Bay Shore, NY, taking over the Army Corps of Engineers project from J-Way Inc. of Avon, Ohio, whose contract was terminated in March after it was unable to complete dredging of […]

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Casino Petition Sent to US Supreme Court

August 11, 2017

Martha’s Vineyard –  In a final effort to nullify the Wampanoag Tribe’s asserted right to build a gambling hall on the Island, the Town and the Aquinnah/Gay Head Community Association have filed a joint petition with the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that the Circuit Court’s decision was wrongly decided and has significance around the country, […]

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Fresnel Lens to Remain in Edgartown

August 11, 2017

Martha’s Vineyard – Following a vote taken on June 21of this year, the Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s Board formally decided not to relocate the historic Fresnel lens to Aquinnah. The  lens, which once sat atop the Gay Head Light was acquired by the Museum in 1952 and  is considered to be the centerpiece of its collection. […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, August 11 through Thursday, August 17, 2017

August 11, 2017

Summer fun heats up as we head into mid-August.  Performances and exhibits expressed through all the arts, nature adventures and presentations on just about everything under the sun make for diverting days and lively nights  As we wind up the Week Ahead, get ready for three of the most anticipated events of the summer season.  […]

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The Week Ahead: Friday, August 4 through Thursday, August 10, 2017

August 4, 2017

Tours of all sorts mark the Week Ahead, buttressed of course by explorations of other sorts through books, workshops and gallery openings.  It’s August on Martha’s Vineyard and the sheer number of events and activities available to visitors and Islanders alike is almost mind-numbing.  What follows is truly just the tip of the sno-cone.  Think […]

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