Mill Brook Watershed Study Finds Hot Spots
Holly Pretsky
High water temperatures, water diversion and inflated levels of nitrogen and phosphorus all threaten the vast Mill Brook river system, a years-long study concludes.
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Mill Pond Plaque Dedicated With Prose, Poetry, Music
Alex Elvin

About 50 people gathered Sunday to commemorate the Mill Pond, a symbol of West Tisbury and a reminder of the town’s origins.

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Selectmen Consider Gate for Waterfowl at Mill Pond
Sydney Bender
West Tisbury animal control officer Joan Jenkinson told selectmen Wednesday that the birds on Mill Pond leave the pond too often, threatening their safety.
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Residents Find Common Ground at Mill Brook Watershed Forum
Olivia Hull

A spirit of collaboration prevailed Monday evening at a forum that begins a yearlong study of the Mill Brook watershed. The 3,700-acre watershed includes the historic, much-discussed Mill Pond near the center of town.

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Public Forums Begin Over Mill Pond Study
Julia Wells

The iconic and much-debated pond comes back into the spotlight this week as the town prepares to begin a one-year watershed study. A series of public forums begins tonight in the West Tisbury Library.

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What Would Wildlife Say About the Mill Pond?
Augustus Ben David 2nd

There are certainly times where removing a dam is biologically sound and the right thing to do, but it’s totally irrelevant at the Mill Pond site. We need that beautiful pond as it is.

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Mill Pond Memories
I remember driving to church from Chilmark to Vineyard Haven with my family when I was a young boy and one of my favorite highlights was driving by the Mill Pond.
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Life of the Pond
Now that you have focused us on the brooks and their ponds, let’s keep going and do our best to make the whole system work for all the creatures involved including the people.
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No to Action, Yes to Information
Much has been said and written about the West Tisbury Mill Pond in the last decade, as a small group of residents has relentlessly sought money to dredge the pond.
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Maintain the Mill Pond
The residents of West Tisbury will be meeting on April 8 to vote on an array of articles applicable to CPC-approved funding for critical initiatives in our town.
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