Sparks Fly Over Menemsha Fuel and Water Considerations
Landry Harlan

A dispute over use and control of the Menemsha fuel dock was resolved amid testy exchanges at the Chilmark selectmen’s meeting Tuesday.

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Selectmen Settle Summer Fuel Dock Dispute at Menemsha
Landry Harlan

A dispute over use and control of the Menemsha fuel dock following a series of incidents with boaters needing water this summer was resolved amid testy exchanges at the Chilmark selectmen’s meeting Tuesday.

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In Rare Appearance, Brown Booby Takes a Shine to Menemsha
Katherine Gianni

Menemsha fisherman Walter Dixon had a surprise shipmate join his fishing trip on Monday afternoon: a brown booby.

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Straight Talk, No Chaser; Trying to Keep Up With Everett Poole
Steve Myrick
At 87, Everett Poole is still working hard at his chandlery in Menemsha, where he has chosen to hold onto the old ways.
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Sitting a Spell With the Porch Pals
It’s called Squid Row, and it is the harbor’s number one repository for gossip, stories, memories and fishing tales of questionable veracity.
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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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Greg Mayhew, Menemsha Draggerman, Dies at 72
Julia Wells

The iconic Menemsha fisherman who piloted the Unicorn dragger during the heyday of offshore commercial fishing, died April 11. He had fished the waters off the Vineyard all his life.

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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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