Tashmoo Channel Dredging Still Possible
Holly Pretsky
Impassable for some boats at low tide, the channel at Lake Tashmoo could be dredged this summer. But first there is red tape to untangle.
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Shoaling Mars Start of Summer at Lake Tashmoo
Holly Pretsky

An accumulation of sand, silt and neglected paperwork have rendered the entrance to Lake Tashmoo impassable at times.

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Lake Tashmoo Improvements Move Forward

Permitting issues and financial constraints have posed obstacles to long-planned improvements at Lake Tashmoo, but work is now set to be completed by spring.

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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

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
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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