Incidents of Hurricane and Its Aftermath on Vineyard are Touched with Drama and Sadness
Vineyard Gazette

A great many trees were knocked down by the wind at the former Sullivan Jones place, Edgartown. The road leading into the estate, now owned by William B. Dinsmore, was completely blocked by fallen trees.

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Tisbury Eyes Future of Harbor Shoreline
A Zoom meeting Thursday looks at what it will take to make the shoreline of Vineyard Haven Harbor resilient over the next 50 years.
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Tropical Storm Causes Severe Erosion, Temporarily Closing Chappy Beaches
Noah Asimow
Norton Point and Wasque Reservation beaches have been temporarily closed after tropical storm Isaias swept past the Vineyard Tuesday.
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Hurricane Dorian Passes Offshore, Bringing Rain, Wind
Julia Wells

Martha’s Vineyard was lashed with wind and rain overnight from Hurricane Dorian. The storm passed offshore early Saturday. Ferries were running again at mid-day.

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Salvaged from Storm, for Use as Hotel Annex
Vineyard Gazette
The Kelley House garden in Edgartown resumes a portion of its former beauty as it is cleared of the wreckage of the hurricane, and the setting has changed through the addition of two annex buildings increasing the capacity of the ancient hotel.
 
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Water Spout Spotted Off West Chop
Steve Myrick

The National Weather Service confirmed that a water spout spotted in Vineyard Sound Monday morning came ashore in Woods Hole as a weak tornado.

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Island Emergency Managers Hone Readiness
Holly Pretsky
It's peak hurricane season, and Island emergency managers are practicing tabletop drills and making sure they are stocked up for shelters — just in case.
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March Keeps Roaring, But Emergency Crews Are Lions Too
Landry Harlan
After a month of storms, Islanders are reflecting on how they fared and looking ahead to how they can be better prepared for when the next one comes.
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Winter Storm Cancels Ferries, But Lacks Punch
Sara Brown
An early spring northeaster brought wet snow and cancelled ferries but had little other impact on the weather-beaten Vineyard.
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March Blizzard Sweeps in With Snow, Power Outages
Sara Brown

Blizzard conditions were widespread Tuesday with lingering wind and snow. Overnight shelters opened and Island public schools were closed Wednesday.

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