Beach Clean-Up Planned
The Vineyard Conservation Society holds its annual Island-wide beach clean-up April 17.
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Beach Clean-Up Saturday
Celebrate Earth Day early by lending a hand with the Vineyard Conservation Society’s 29th annual beach clean-up event.
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Chilmark Bumps Up Beach Sticker Prices
Beach sticker prices in Chilmark are going up this summer, after selectmen voted Tuesday to raise walk-on and parking pass prices across the board.
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As Winter Storms Accelerate, So Does Coastal Erosion
Noah Asimow and Aaron Wilson
Erosion on the Island’s coastline — a process as old and familiar as the Island itself — has accelerated to a point of critical concern this winter, battering South Beach, flattening dunes in Katama, flooding key intersections and roadways and crumbling cliffs at Lucy Vincent and Squibnocket.
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Big Weekend Equals Big Beach Days, and Officials Are Worried
Noah Asimow and Maia Coleman
High summer is here, and thousands are flocking to Island beaches. But the crowds have many Vineyard officials on edge.
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Back in the Sand at North Bluff Beach
Maia Coleman
For years, the North Bluff beach in Oak Bluffs has been slowly disappearing. Now all that has changed.
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Summer Rules for Beaches Down-Island Still Unsettled
Noah Asimow
As summer approaches, one of the big questions surrounding the Island also happens to surround it literally — the beaches.
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Chilmark Beaches Stay Open, With Limits
Will Sennott
Chilmark beaches will open on schedule this summer, but with new safety precautions including limited parking.
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Oak Bluffs Shorefront
Vineyard Gazette
About 35,000 cubic yards of sand have been deposited on the beach below Sea View avenue in Oak Bluffs, out of a total of nearly 85,000 yards scheduled to be placed on the beach to rebuild it as part of a $400,000 federal erosion control project now under way.
In addition to the beach buildup, a 570-foot stone groin is being built perpendicular to the shore out into Nantucket Sound to reduce further erosion of the town bathing and recreation area.
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Wanted in Tisbury: Summer Lifeguards
Landry Harlan

Summer beachgoers in Vineyard Haven may find no lifeguard on duty this summer at Owen Park and Lake Tashmoo due to a town lifeguard shortage.

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