Chappy Cell Tower Plan Sparks Renewed Debate
Sara Brown

Plans for a permanent wireless cell tower have sparked renewed debate on the small island, which has long struggled to acquire more reliable cell phone service.

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Temporary Chappy Cell Tower Clears Final Approval
Steve Myrick

The Edgartown planning board unanimously approved a temporary mobile telephone tower on Chappaquiddick, clearing the way for greatly expanded coverage for AT&T cell phones beginning this summer.

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MVC Allows Chappy Cell Tower
Alex Elvin

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission this week approved construction of a temporary 104-foot cell tower on Chappaquiddick, a proposal that has divided residents on the small island that lies off the eastern end of Edgartown.

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Martha's Vineyard Commission Reviews Chappy Cell Tower
Alex Elvin

A proposal to build a wireless antenna on Chappaquiddick heads back to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday for the second night of a public hearing that began last week.

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Chappy Residents Voice Concerns Over Possible Cell Tower
Steve Myrick

Edgartown selectmen agreed Monday to form a new committee to study options for mobile phone service on Chappaquiddick amid concern from residents that a cell tower will be built on the small, rural island.

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Stuck in Slow Lane, Chappy Can't Connect
Olivia Hull
A brief, 527-foot ferry ride separates Edgartown proper from Chappaquiddick. But assume that voyage, and you step off the grid, surrendering access to reliable cell phone reception and the internet.
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