Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) officials plan to meet with Martha’s Vineyard Airport management and airport commissioners next week to discuss the status of the airport’s master plan project, a planning exercise more than two years behind schedule.
Continuing an upward tick in high-end real estate sales on the Vineyard this year, a single-family home at Crackatuxet Cove in Edgartown sold last week for $21 million. The sale marks the third transaction north of $20 million in the past 10 months, all in Edgartown.
In a change of direction on the Beach Road Project, Tisbury selectmen voted two to one on Tuesday to support a so called “hybrid-hybrid” plan with both a shared-use path and a symmetrical design. Last week selectmen had voted for a completely symmetrical plan.
The Gay Head Light will close on Monday until next spring, marking the end of its first season in a new location and the beginning of a multi-year restoration project for the historic brick-and-masonry tower and its surroundings.
Work is almost done on a $819,000 overhaul project at Niantic Park. Beginning Wednesday, hundreds of volunteers will take part in a five-day build to complete a separate, privately-funded children's playground.