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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Chilmark Selectmen Back Emergency Repairs for Dutcher Dock
Will Sennott

Chilmark selectmen agreed this week to make emergency repairs to the Dutcher Dock in Menemsha, despite severe budget constraints this year.

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Selectmen Adopt Strict Parking Limits at Menemsha
Will Sennott

Signs will go up, picnic tables will be removed and a 15-minute parking rule will go into effect in Menemsha this week after Chilmark selectmen heard concerns Tuesday about people congregating at scenic spots.

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Dredging and More: Public Works Projects Abound on Island
Will Sennott

From massive dredging and beach renourishment in Oak Bluffs and Edgartown to renovations at the Gay Head Cliffs overlook, a number of public works improvement projects are under way around the Island this winter.

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Blackfish
Vineyard Gazette

A Black-fish of the whale species, was found run ashore in the Menemsha Creek at Chilmark, on Sunday last, at a depth of about three feet of water. He was nineteen feet long and is expected to yield about three barrels of oil.

 

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Selectmen Approve Bus Turnaround Plan for Menemsha
Landry Harlan
After months of debate over the best solution to improve public safety and mitigate summer congestion in Menemsha, selectmen approved a plan by resident Barbara Armstrong.
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Menemsha Market Will Stay Shuttered This Summer
Landry Harlan

The iconic general store will not reopen this summer due to extensive damage caused by a fire last Thursday, the building’s owner said.

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