Chappy Residents Scrutinize Proposed Ferry Rate Hikes
A proposed rate hike on the Chappy Ferry ran into some choppy waters Monday, as residents of the small island east of Edgartown raised questions about the barge’s financials.
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Chappy Ferry Owner Looks to Raise Rates
Chappy Ferry owner Peter Wells is seeking a rate hike for the boat line connecting the small, rural island to downtown Edgartown.
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Ferry Man
From the Oct. 31, 1969 edition of the Vineyard Gazette:
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Chappy Ferry Owners Look to Sell Town-Licensed Franchise
With the owners of the Chappaquiddick Ferry hoping to sell the franchise before their lease expires next year, the future of the tiny barge-like ferry has become a heated subject for discussion and debate in recent weeks.
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Edgartown Select Board Approves Chappy Ferry Resilience Project Contract
The project will include raising the ferry’s ramp six inches and conducting engineering assessments of the Chappy Point parking lot, the Chappy Ferry landings and the abutting portions of Dock and Daggett streets.
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Chappaquiddick Town Column: August 19
One morning of 50 degrees last week got people talking about the fall.
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Edgartown Begins Planning for Sea Level Rise
Peter Wells, owner of the Chappaquiddick Ferry, admitted last week that he’s looked into the inclusion of amphibious vehicles to service the ferry in case of emergencies, as rising seas threaten vital infrastructure in the town of Edgartown.
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Chappy Town Column: Jan. 27
There has always been a conflict between preserving the values of the past and implementing our perceptions of the future.
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Chappy Ferry Ramp Work Planned
The Chappy Ferry will carry passengers, but no motor vehicles on May 2 while ramp work is performed.
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Chappy Ferry Begins Running Hourly
The Chappaquiddick ferry will begin running on the hour in order to protect the captains during the pandemic.
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