Town Leaders Eye Summer Spruce-Up for Menemsha
Landry Harlan

Rotted pilings, electrical wires and missing signs were a few of the items pointed out by town leaders during their spring tour of Menemsha harbor.

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New Coast Guard Station Arrives
Vineyard Gazette
The Island’s new Coast Guard station, en route from Cuttyhunk, came through Quick’s Hole, from Buzzards Bay at 1 o’clock yesterday, and proceeded across the Sound without mishap.
 
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Menemsha Master Plan Draws Lively Discussion
Holly Pretsky

It was standing room only in the Chilmark library for a public forum on architect Bill Brewster’s preliminary improvement plan for Menemsha.

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Selectmen Look Ahead to Next Season at Menemsha
Sara Brown

Summer crowds are gone, but town officials had streams of pedestrians and clogged streets on the mind during their fall walk-through at Menemsha.

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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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