Trace Voltage in Water at Menemsha Poses Mystery
Chloe Reichel

Crab corner in Menemsha channel is closed to swimmers while electricians and town officials work to determine the source of stray voltage in the water.

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Fair Winds, Safe Passage, Menemsha Fleet Is Blessed
Chloe Reichel

An annual tradition in Menemsha, the blessing of the fleet has its roots in the Catholic tradition, first begun in coastal communities in southern Europe.

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Beetlebung Farm Market Coming to Menemsha
Heather Hamacek

This summer Chris Fischer is back in Chilmark with a long-term plan for a spot in Menemsha. It’s called Beetlebung Farm Market, and he plans to open it in mid-June.

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Quiet Menemsha Gears Up for Season of Crowds, Traffic
Chloe Reichel

On their semi-annual walkabout last week, Chilmark selectmen were joined by other town officials for a close review of docks, pilings, buildings and signs in Menemsha.

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New Faces, Familiar Faces at Menemsha Market
Heather Hamacek
After five years away, Kevin and Liz Oliver are returning to run the Menemsha Market with their four kids in tow. The Olivers ran the market for 16 seasons, and Liz's family managed it for 32 seasons.
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Fishermen's Trust Proposal Aims to Clear the Clutter in Menemsha
Alex Elvin
The fishing cages, nets and other gear that lie scattered around Menemsha may soon have a place of their own behind the Chilmark landfill.
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Swordfish Harpooner Ready to Return, Stronger Than Ever
Heather Hamacek
After a year away, the Swordfish Harpooner will soon be presiding over Menemsha Harbor once again.
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Chilmark Easily Approves Menemsha Projects at Special Town Meeting
Alex Elvin

Chilmark voters Monday breezed through a special town meeting warrant, approving funding for projects in and around Menemsha and enhanced radio transmission for public safety officers.

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No Serious Injuries after Unoccupied Car Rolls into Menemsha Creek
Steve Myrick

A young girl suffered minor injuries and a dog was rescued after an unoccupied Volkswagen Golf rolled into Menemsha Creek on Saturday morning, police said.

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Menemsha Swordfish Sculpture Dismantled for Refurbishing
Alex Elvin
Commissioned for Chilmark’s tricentennial in 1994, the Swordfish Harpooner created by Jay Lagemann is an homage to the fishing industry.
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