Judge Denies Request to Halt Squibnocket Causeway
Steve Myrick and Julia Wells

A superior court judge has denied a request for a preliminary injunction to block the Squibnocket causeway project.

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Work Begins on Long-Debated Squibnocket Causeway
Steve Myrick
Five years after Hurricane Sandy ravaged Squibnocket, work began this week on a 300-foot raised causeway that will provide access to homes near the beach.
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Sides Dig in As Squibnocket Project Looms
Alex Elvin
Stormy skies linger over Squibnocket, as some residents try to block a homeowners association from building a raised causeway over wetlands.
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Appeal Could Delay Shoreline Project at Squibnocket
Alex Elvin

A project to re-engineer the eroding shoreline at Squibnocket Beach has hit a new potential roadblock with a group of residents asking the state for further review.

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Squibnocket Restoration Clears Last Regulatory Hurdle
Alex Elvin

The Chilmark conservation commission has approved two long-debated projects to restore Squibnocket Beach and build a new access road to the homes at Squibnocket Farm. Barring appeals, the projects could begin as soon as mid-September.

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Chilmark Backs Plan for Squibnocket
Alex Elvin

Chilmark voters early this week unanimously backed a plan for restoring Squibnocket Beach, ending a seven-month public review. It was a striking departure from the contentious annual town meeting last April when an earlier plan was rejected.

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Chilmark Divided Over Squibnocket Beach; Town Meeting Monday
Remy Tumin

The controversial improvement project for Squibnocket beach is the talk of the town and comes to a vote Monday night in the Chilmark Community Center. Moderator Everett Poole said he will give a free rein to debate.

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Squibnocket Farm: Homeowners Will Not Stand By For Endless Debate
Lawrence Lasser
The lead sentence in the April 14 story in the Gazette said it best: public discussion over the Squibnocket Beach and access project has grown “increasingly complicated.”
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Woods Hole Scientist Examines Squibnocket Beach Project
Remy Tumin
A plan to reconfigure the town beachfront at Squibnocket could be a model for future coastal restoration projects, concludes a report by Greg Berman, a coastal scientist with the Woods Hole Sea Grant Cooperative Extension. But he advised a go-slow approach and said more study is needed.
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