Elsa Brushes Island, Cancelling Ferries, Closing Beaches
Ferry cancellations and beach closures were widespread Friday as the remnants of tropical storm Elsa lashed Martha’s Vineyard with gusty winds and pelting rain.
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Snowstorm Blankets Island in Winter White
Aaron Wilson
The Sunday snowstorm on the Island led to a bevy of minor traffic accidents, downed trees and scattered power outages, but no major incidents, public safety officials said.
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As Winter Storms Accelerate, So Does Coastal Erosion
Erosion on the Island’s coastline — a process as old and familiar as the Island itself — has accelerated to a point of critical concern this winter, battering South Beach, flattening dunes in Katama, flooding key intersections and roadways and crumbling cliffs at Lucy Vincent and Squibnocket.
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Storm Surge Inundates South Beach, Flattening Dunes, Closing Roads
Extreme high tides and storm surge flooding inundated the south side of the Island on Tuesday, washing over coastal dunes, forcing road closures and eroding oversand trails.
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Northeast Winter Storm Lashes Island With High Winds, Sleet, Snow
Julia Wells
The fierce northeast winter storm bearing down on New England Monday lashed the Vineyard with high winds, sleet and moderate snowfall throughout the day. The storm, which brought blizzard conditions on the mainland, saw increasing intensity by nightfall.,
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Northeast Storm Batters Vineyard With Wind, Rain, Flooding
Noah Asimow
A spiraling northeast storm brought heavy rain and strong winds to the Vineyard Saturday, flooding roads, eroding beaches, shuttering ferries and causing scattered power outages.
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Coastal Storm Lashes Vineyard, Closing Roads
Julia Wells and Will Sennott

Ferries were shutting down, Beach Road was partially closed and fishermen were securing their boats as a northeaster lashed the Vineyard with rain and wind Friday.

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Coasties Groove on the Gale Force Winds
Noah Asimow
When a powerful northeast storm barreled through the Atlantic seaboard and most everyone else complained or hid inside, Coast Guard Station Menemsha embraced it.
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Storm Brings High Winds, Shuttering Ferries
Julia Wells

A powerful storm brought high winds to Martha’s Vineyard Thursday, downing trees, knocking out power and forcing a day of canceled ferries.

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Three-Day Gale Finally Subsides
Julia Wells
Ferries were running again Saturday morning after a prolonged gale battered Martha’s Vineyard for three straight days. Ferry service to the Island was suspended all day Thursday and Friday.
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