Planes on the Plain? Sheep in the Hangar? Sky’s the Limit
Bruce Brooks

The firm, flat fields of Katama, the so-called Great Plain - what use could the energetic men of the 1920’s make of the stretching monotony to fully exploit its, well, its...evenness? The twenties were roaring, but on the Great Plains one could barely work up a sigh; the wind from the sea must be bored itself by the time it had blown over the fields and reached Edgartown.

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Shai Brothers Land Katama Airfield Restaurant Bid
The Katama Airfield Commission has awarded Zared and Evan Shai — owners of Backyard Taco and Dos Mas eateries — the bid to operate the restaurant space at the airfield.
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Scrappy to the Last, Katama Hangar Comes Down
Louisa Hufstader
The World War II-era hangar at Katama Airfield was reduced to scrap on Thursday afternoon — not for the first time, but definitely for the last.
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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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New Hangar Building at Edgartown Airport
Vineyard Gazette

A new metal hangar is under construction at the Edgartown Airport. The building will be 40 by 50 feet, with a steel roof, and asphalt flooring. It will have a capacity for two or three ships, and will be situated next to the present hangar.

Another improvement at the airport is a small restaurant, as an annex to the administration building. The luncheonette will contain a counter and two or three tables, and will be finished in knotty pine. Kenneth Carter of Edgartown is to be the manager of the restaurant, and is now assisting Steve Gentle in its construction.

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Vintage World War II-Era Planes Make Vineyard Flyover
Louisa Hufstader
More than half a dozen World War II-era planes paid a visit to Martha’s Vineyard Sunday, landing at the Katama Airfield, and putting on a small show overhead.
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Katama Hangar Ready for Demolition
Noah Asimow

The dilapidated Katama Airfield hanger in Edgartown will be officially demolished over the next two weeks, town administrator James Hagerty informed selectmen at a meeting Tuesday.

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Katama Hangar Heads Back to Voters
Steve Myrick
The fate of the hangar is back in the hands of Edgartown voters when they go to town meeting on April 9, and two days later to the ballot box for a Proposition 2 1/2 override question.
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Katama Airfield Recount Ends in a Tie
Sara Brown

A painstaking hand recount supervised by the Edgartown town clerk Monday found the vote for a new Katama Airfield hangar was a tie.

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Katama Hangar Recount Will Take Place Monday
Sara Brown

Funding for a new airplane hangar at the Katama Airfield, narrowly defeated at the Edgartown town election April 12, will be subject to a recount.

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