Airport Revamps Employee Policies
Olivia Hull

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission is working on new bylaws and an employee handbook to better codify how business is done at the Island airport. The county manager has urged the commission to make the process more open and public.

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Fresh Complaint Filed Against Airport Commission
Olivia Hull and Sara Brown

Legal and personnel troubles at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport continued this week as a former employee filed a new lawsuit against members of the airport commission, county, and airport management.

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Airport Commission Legal Bills Soar
Olivia Hull

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport expects to spend nearly 11 times as much as it budgeted in legal fees during the fiscal year that closed last week. Unusually high legal spending led to a last-minute scramble to adopt a supplemental budget for the airport.

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Martha's Vineyard Airport Commission Defends Its Conduct
Olivia Hull

Members of the airport commission have declared they will serve out the remainder of their terms, despite a call from the Dukes County Commission to consider stepping down. A letter was sent to the county commission this week.

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Airport Manager Granted Medical Leave of Absence
Olivia Hull

The manager of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport has been granted a medical leave for an undisclosed length of time. Commission chairman Norman Perry said Wednesday that he granted the leave request to manager Sean Flynn earlier in the week, before meeting in executive session with his board.

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Executive Session Set Following Domestic Incident Involving Airport Manager
Olivia Hull

The Martha's Vineyard Airport Commission has called a special meeting in executive session for next Wednesday following a domestic disburbance involving the airport manager.

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Airport Commission Bickers Over Its Own Rules, Policies
Olivia Hull

In the second regular meeting since their recent reorganization, members of the Martha’s Vineyard airport commission sparred with each other and airport staff over procedures and policies governing the Island’s only commercial airport. Two attorneys participated in the meeting by conference call.

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Lawsuits Fuel Airport, County Tensions
Olivia Hull

Longstanding tensions between the Dukes County Commission and the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission over who really runs the airport wound up in superior court this week, when airport commissioners filed a complaint against the very body that appoints them.

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Two Airport Commissioners Ousted
Olivia Hull
The Dukes County commission voted Wednesday to appoint two new airport commissioners, ousting longtime commissioner John S. Alley and Benjamin L. Hall Jr.
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Workplace Dispute Puts Airport in Spotlight
Olivia Hull
A Martha's Vineyard Airport employee is at the center of a tangled web of charges and countercharges, including a complaint filed with the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination.
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