Waterfront in Tisbury Bustles with Business Life
Mark Alan Lovewell

On the Vineyard Haven waterfront you can see, smell and hear the bustle of activity. The town's boatyards are all party to boat building and launching. Anyone who walks the shores of the town will discover a wide variety of vessels undergoing extensive work. It was a busy winter and there is evidence everywhere.

Maciel Marine, Martha's Vineyard Shipyard and Gannon and Benjamin boatyards are witness to a resurgence in interest in Island built and restored vessels.

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DeSorcy Family Puts Waterfront Property on Market Again
Noah Asimow
A prime stretch of Vineyard Haven working waterfront is now on the market as four separate parcels for a total of $7.3 million.
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A Boatbuilder’s Tour of the Working Waterfront
Will Sennott
Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway opened its doors Saturday for some shop talk, giving experienced boatbuilders and curious neighbors a glimpse of the historic boatyard.
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Vineyard Haven's Vital Working Waterfront
Noah Asimow
The only unimpeded, half-mile expanse of year-round working waterfront on the Island stretches from the Steamship Authority wharf to R.M. Packer Co.
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Steady as She Goes on the Vineyard Haven Waterfront
Megan Cerullo
From Owen Park to the Lagoon Pond drawbridge, decades old, family-run businesses pepper the Vineyard Haven waterfront. The architecture is haphazard, but that is perhaps Vineyard Haven’s charm — plus it’s rare for any town today to look much the same as it did 50 years ago.
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Ribbon-Cutting Celebration for Vineyard Haven Harbor Cultural District
Heather Hamacek

A group of about 30 people and two dogs gathered Wednesday morning to celebrate a new sign marking Vineyard Haven Harbor as a cultural district.

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At Five Corners, Boat Shed Has New Mission
Mark Alan Lovewell
A new boat-building enterprise with a strong educational component has been launched in the concrete building at Five Corners in Vineyard Haven.

On Tuesday, Myles Thurlow of West Tisbury was inside lofting the first of two new 32-foot rowing boats. With volunteer labor and contributions from the community, they'll be in the water by the end of the summer.

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