20-Year Lease for Airport Is Signed
Vineyard Gazette
The county commissioners have signed a twenty-year lease for the operation of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport. The decision to do so was announced by S. C. Luce Jr., chairman of the county commissioners, at the close of a public hearing in Edgartown Monday afternoon when the overwhelming sentiment of the participants was that the long term lease be signed.
 
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It’s County Airport in Fact
Vineyard Gazette
The Martha’s Vineyard Airport became the property of the county yesterday afternoon with the passing of the papers at the courthouse. Until now the title has remained in the federal government where it was vested at the time of World War II when the field was constricted as a naval air facility.
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County to Assume Control of Navy Field June 29
Vineyard Gazette
The county will assume control of the airport at the former Martha’s Vineyard N.A.A.S. tomorrow, Saturday, June 29, and the field will hereafter serve air lines, private and charter planes, and instructors, under rules and regulations to be prescribed by the county.
 
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Martha’s Vineyard Airport Launches Modern Terminal Amid Fanfare At Inauguration This Morning
Ethan Kelley
After a decade of planning and more than a year of construction, the new Martha’s Vineyard Airport terminal is substantially complete and ready for occupancy. The grand opening will take place this morning with a ceremony of airport officials, site personnel and public dignitaries.
 
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Consultant Proposes Next Steps on Water Contamination
Landry Harlan
Tetra Tech outlines short and long-term solutions to the PFAS contamination at private wells south of the Martha's Vineyard Airport.
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Airport Financial Reporting Found Lacking
Landry Harlan
A consulting firm asked to evaluate the financial systems of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport has found a litany of issues with the airport’s reporting processes.
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Airport Commissioners Say Expansion Plan Still in Early Stages
Landry Harlan
Airport commissioners this week sought to downplay plans for a major expansion of the airport, saying an upcoming environmental hearing is just the first step in a lengthy review and approval process.
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Hearing Begins on Airport Expansion Plan
Landry Harlan

A proposed $39.7 million redevelopment and expansion plan for the Martha’s Vineyard Airport will get its first public airing Wednesday.

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Island Agencies Brace for Government Shutdown
Holly Pretsky

Coast Guard officers, workers at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport and members of the Wampanoag tribe are all facing uncertainty over paychecks and funding.

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First Phase of Airport Water Sampling Ends
Julia Wells

PFAS contamination has been found in 13 private wells out of 96 that were tested south of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport, environmental consultants working for the airport have confirmed.

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