Lieutenant Governor Tours Tashmoo Landing
Heather Hamacek

On a quick swing through the Vineyard Saturday, Lieut. Gov. Karyn Polito visited the Tashmoo boat landing where a state-funded overhaul is slated to begin this fall.

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State Seaport Grant Will Allow Overhaul of Tashmoo Landing
Julia Wells

The Seaport Economic Council this week awarded $680,000 to the town of Tisbury for a long-planned overhaul of the Lake Tashmoo landing ramp. It was the second largest grant in a $5 million package.

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Selectmen Ban Scallop Dragging in Lake Tashmoo
Heather Hamacek

No dragging will be allowed in Lake Tashmoo for the scallop season this year.

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Tisbury Designates No-Anchor Zone in Lake Tashmoo
Heather Hamacek

Tisbury selectman have designated Drew’s Cove in Lake Tashmoo a no-anchoring zone for an indefinite period of time to protect fragile eelgrass beds near the head of the saltwater estuary.

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No-Anchor Zone Recommended to Protect Eelgrass in Lake Tashmoo
Heather Hamacek

Drew’s Cove in Lake Tashmoo could become a no-anchor zone for the next three years to protect fragile eelgrass beds near the head of the saltwater estuary.

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Most of Tashmoo Reopens After Diesel Spill
Steve Myrick

Most of Lake Tashmoo reopened for shellfishing last week after a diesel oil spill March 30.

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Early Reports on Tashmoo Oil Spill Say Environmental Damage Will Be Minimal
Steve Myrick and Olivia Hull
A diesel fuel spill from a sunken boat in Lake Tashmoo was contained early this week with what is believed to be minimal environmental damage. Shellfish beds remain closed.
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Not So Fast
The Tisbury harbor management committee wants to eliminate anchoring in Lake Tashmoo to promote the growth of eelgrass, but allow transient moorings.
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Selectmen Praise Town Response at Tashmoo
Ivy Ashe

Tisbury selectmen took stock in the aftermath of a Monday oil spill at Lake Tashmoo, praising the response.

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Sunken Boat Removed from Tashmoo; Officials Say Damage Minimal from Diesel Spill
Steve Myrick and Olivia Hull
A 30-foot sport fishing boat that sank overnight Monday in Lake Tashmoo was removed from the pond Tuesday as officials assessed the damage from the boat's diesel fuel spilling into the water.
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