Airport Mobil Owner Sues Over Loss of Lease
Steve Myrick
The owner of the gas station and car wash facility has filed a lawsuit against the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission after the commission voted to award a lease to a competing station in Edgartown.
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Former Navy Pilot Appointed to Airport Commission
Steve Myrick

Dukes County commissioners voted Wednesday to appoint Richard Wharton Jr., a former Navy pilot, to the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission.

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Out with the Old; Airport Celebrates Rescue Building Demolition
Steve Myrick

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.

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Commission Chooses New Airport Manager
Steve Myrick
The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission voted to hire Ann Crook, director of aviation for the Elmira Corning Regional Airport in central New York, to manage the county-owned airport.
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Airport Commission Faces Funding Shortfall for Rescue Building
Steve Myrick

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.

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Acting Airport Manager Will Step Down
Steve Myrick

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.

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Airport Moves Ahead on New Building Plans, Begins Manager Search
Steve Myrick

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.

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In Report to County, Airport Chairman Offers Upbeat Outlook
Steve Myrick

Dukes county commissioners applauded airport commission chairman Myron Garfinkle during their meeting Wednesday evening, after Mr. Garfinkle offered a rosy progress report.

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Airport Manager's Tenure Marked by Controversy from the Start
Julia Wells

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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Airport Manager Sean Flynn Resigns
Steve Myrick

The embattled manager of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport has resigned, formally severing his contract and ending months of acrimony and legal tussles with the airport commission. A severance agreement has been approved.

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