A superior court judge heard arguments on both sides in a legal dispute over a decision by the Martha’s Vineyard airport commission to not renew a lease for the Airport Mobil station.
Dukes County commissioners voted Wednesday to appoint Richard Wharton Jr., a former Navy pilot, to the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission.
Members of the airport commission took a symbolic whack at the airport rescue and fire fighting building Friday, marking the beginning of construction to replace the structure.
Plans for a combined Airport Rescue and Firefighting building at Martha's Vineyard Airport have been approved, but there is a $3 million funding shortfall.
Deborah Potter will resign effective next month, airport leaders announced Thursday. Mrs. Potter has been heading operations at the airport since August, when former manager Sean Flynn left his post.
Architects working for the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission outlined new plans for an air rescue and firefighting building. The commission also discussed the search for a new manager.
Dukes county commissioners applauded airport commission chairman Myron Garfinkle during their meeting Wednesday evening, after Mr. Garfinkle offered a rosy progress report.
It was a 10-year tenure that began and ended in controversy, with enough plot twists in the middle to fill a Victorian novel. Sean Flynn, then acting manager, was named manager of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport in December 2005.
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