Carol Whitmarsh Land Bank Trail
Walking Land Bank Trails — All of Them

The five women range in age from 66 to 84, and their goal is to hike every single one of the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank walking trails. Thus far they have checked off twenty of them, even repeating a few favorites.

Last Sunday the women allowed this reporter to join their hike. We met at 9 a.m. in the parking lot of the Up-Island Cronig’s. The temperature that morning was 29 degrees.

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Effort to Protect Ancient Ways Starts Over

A long-running effort by the town of Edgartown to place five ancient ways under the protection of an Islandwide district of critical planning concern has stalled again following a problem with a legal notice posted recently by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.

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