Tisbury Hears New Marine Terminal Plans
Louisa Hufstader
Tisbury selectmen got their first look Tuesday at what could be the future of Packer’s marine terminal on Beach Road as a support terminal for an offshore wind farm planned for waters south of the Island.
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McDonald’s Loses Round One; Maintains Vineyard Interest
Douglas Cabral
McDonald’s Corporation is no longer interested in the old Coop market as an Island location for a fast-food restaurant.
 
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State Grant Money Awarded for Beach Road, Bike Path Projects
Holly Pretsky

The state has doled out some $7.2 million in federal and state aid for pedestrian and bicycle paths between Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven, as part of a transportation grant package announced last month.

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Selectmen Will Formally Oppose Beach Road Plan
Landry Harlan

Tisbury selectmen voted 2-1 Tuesday night to send a letter to Mass DOT opposing the Beach Road improvement plan as it is now designed.

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Bearing Down on Beach Road
Craig Whitaker
Beach Road is arguably the Island’s most important road; it is certainly the ugliest. The road fronts a harbor once given almost entirely to maritime uses. Many are gone.
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Group Forms to Save Prime Waterfront Property
Steve Myrick

A strategic stretch of the Vineyard Haven working waterfront is for sale and an Island group hopes to form a nonprofit to buy it.

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Planning Board Backs Beach Road Plan
Holly Pretsky

Despite ongoing objections from property owners, the Tisbury planning board made a case for the Beach Road improvement plan.

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Beach Road Plan Set, But Hurdles Remain
Holly Pretsky

A state plan for major improvements on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven is set to begin in the fall of 2019, but property owners continue to harbor serious concerns.

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Beach Road Set for Major Improvements
Holly Pretsky

The state Department of Transportation has finalized a $5.2 million renovation plan for the coastal roadway that runs along the Vineyard Haven waterfront.

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Tisbury Sets Dates for Bay Scallop Season
Heather Hamacek

Tisbury selectmen Tuesday set dates for the scallop season; family scalloping begins Saturday, Oct. 15, outside the Lagoon and Tashmoo. The commercial season opens Oct. 17.

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