Members of the airport commission took a symbolic whack at the airport rescue and fire fighting building Friday, marking the beginning of construction to replace the structure.
The Martha’s Vineyard Airport commission voted last week to buy the bulk of the electricity for the Island airport from a New York private equity fund that develops solar power facilities.
Ride-sharing services such as Lyft and Uber will soon be required to pay fees to operate at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport.
Deborah Potter will resign effective next month, airport leaders announced Thursday. Mrs. Potter has been heading operations at the airport since August, when former manager Sean Flynn left his post.
Architects working for the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission outlined new plans for an air rescue and firefighting building. The commission also discussed the search for a new manager.
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