Martha's Vineyard Airport Commission Hires Interim Manager
Steve Myrick
The airport commission has selected an interim manager and welcomes new two new members as a period of change continues at the Island's only commercial airport.
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Acting Airport Manager Will Step Down
Steve Myrick

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.

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Airport Moves Ahead on New Building Plans, Begins Manager Search
Steve Myrick

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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Airport Closed to Allow Deer Hunt Inside Perimeter
Steve Myrick
A one-day hunt inside the perimeters of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport this week netted two deer, but more remain.
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Airport Manager's Tenure Marked by Controversy from the Start
Julia Wells

It was a 10-year tenure that began and ended in controversy, with enough plot twists in the middle to fill a Victorian novel. Sean Flynn, then acting manager, was named manager of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport in December 2005.

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Airport Manager Sean Flynn Resigns
Steve Myrick

The embattled manager of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport has resigned, formally severing his contract and ending months of acrimony and legal tussles with the airport commission. A severance agreement has been approved.

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In Formal Step, Airport Commission Puts Manager on Paid Leave
Steve Myrick

Airport manager Sean Flynn has been placed on administrative leave with pay, following a Friday morning closed-door session with the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission.

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Airport Faces Strict New Deadline from FAA on Lagging Rescue Building
Steve Myrick and Remy Tumin

The Federal Aviation Administration has given the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission a deadline of Dec. 31 to finish designing an aircraft rescue and firefighting facility that is already years behind schedule.

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Manager on the Sidelines, Commissioners Detail Problems at Airport
Remy Tumin
While manager Sean Flynn remains out of the office, airport commissioners provided new details about their decision to put him on leave. Among other things, the FAA issued a letter of investigation following a failure to correct operational deficiencies.
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Airport Manager Will Step Down
Remy Tumin

Martha’s Vineyard Airport manager Sean Flynn is leaving his job, the chairman of airport commission said Thursday, capping months of tension over operational issues and workplace disputes. “We’re negotiating an amicable separation,” commission chairman Myron Garfinkle told the Gazette.

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