Eviction Proceeding Begins as Gas Station Lease Dispute Drags On
Steve Myrick

Eviction proceedings are under way against the owner of Airport Mobil as a lease dispute with the Martha’s Vineyard Airport commission lingers in court.

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Judge Hears Arguments in Airport Mobil Lease Dispute
Sara Brown

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.

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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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