Coast Guard Rescues Four Fishermen South of the Vineyard
Will Sennott
Four fishermen were rescued by a Coast Guard aircrew early Wednesday morning after a Mayday call signaled the boat was sinking, Coast Guard officials confirmed.
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Coast Guard Recognizes Achievements of Officers, Auxiliary Flotilla
Will Sennott
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Station Menemsha fell into rank Monday to recognize the advancement of one officer and the departure of two others.
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Conch Vessel Ousted From Menemsha Harbor After Grounding Incident
Will Sennott
The fishing vessel Miss Jenna and her captain have had their docking privileges revoked in Menemsha harbor following the grounding of the vessel Thursday night off Lobsterville Beach in an apparent alcohol-related incident.
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Coast Guard Conducts Air Training Over Island
Noah Asimow
A Coast Guard helicopter departing from the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Sunday morning was conducting general training exercises, a spokesman from station sector Southeastern New England confirmed.
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Environmental Police Locate Sunken Sea Scalloper Offshore
Will Sennott
The 56-foot sea scalloping vessel that sank with four aboard on Nov. 24 has been located, according to Massachusetts Environmental Police. Maj. Patrick Moran confirmed that the F/V Leonardo was located on Sunday.
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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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Coast Guard Investigation at West Chop Is Closed
Will Sennott

A lengthy government investigation into lead contamination at a Coast Guard housing facility at the West Chop Light has been closed following the issuance of a final report over the summer.

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Touching Down in Menemsha for a Coast Guard Tour
Noah Asimow
Conditions were perfect on Saturday for the landing of a 64-foot Sikorski MH60 helicoptor to begin a Coast Guard open house at Station Menemsha.
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Island Agencies Brace for Government Shutdown
Holly Pretsky

Coast Guard officers, workers at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport and members of the Wampanoag tribe are all facing uncertainty over paychecks and funding.

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Coast Guard Suspends Search for Two Rhode Island Fishermen

Coast Guard Station Menemsha joined a 72-hour search effort for two fishermen who went missing off Block Island Tuesday morning when their vessel capsized.

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