Chilmark Receives Dune Restoration Grant
The town of Chilmark was awarded a $205,937 grant on Monday from the Massachusetts Office of Coastal Zone Management’s Coastal Resilience Grant Program.
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Chilmark Moves Ahead on Dock Project, Has Questions on Affordable Housing
The Chilmark select board is mulling how to put up its portion of the funds for Menemsha commercial dock improvements, has questions on an affordable housing project, and approved a three-year contract for the fire chief.
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Security Cameras Will Go on Harbor Master Shack for Now
Chilmark voted to install security cameras on the harbor master shack in Menemsha while it forms a committee to figure out the best way to install cameras on the west dock.
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Controversial Pole in Menemsha Comes Down
A 30-foot pole that went up in Menemsha to house security cameras on the west dock has been taken down while the town re-evaluates the project, selectman Warren Doty said.
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Security Cameras at Menemsha on Hold After Residents Object
Chilmark will press pause on installing security cameras in Menemsha after a group of residents registered their formal objection to a 30-foot pole that went up on the west dock to hold the cameras.
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Work Set to Begin on Menemsha Docks
Preliminary work will get under way soon at the commercial fishing dock, after the Chilmark select board awarded a bid for a site assessment to Childs Engineering Tuesday afternoon.
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Shuttered Mainstay Businesses in Menemsha Cause Concern
A trio of mainstay Menemsha businesses have been shuttered for close to two years with no official opening days in sight, prompting questions from selectmen this week.
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Seafood Collaborative Surpasses Funding Goal
Aiming for $500,000, the Martha's Vineyard Sustainable Seafood Collaborative raised $515,000 to bring fish wholesaling back to Menemsha.
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Sweeping Mandatory Mask Rule Adopted for Menemsha
Will Sennott
An order approved at a joint meeting of the Chilmark board of health and selectmen Tuesday makes masks mandatory throughout the fishing village.
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Strict Rules Prevail in Menemsha for Holiday Weekend
Will Sennott

Bracing for a possibly bustling Memorial Day weekend, Chilmark selectmen have taken steps to deter crowds from gathering in Menemsha.

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