From Sea to Slurp, First Oyster Harvest Is a Briny Bounty
On Tuesday, Jeff and Tony Canha of Husselton Head Oysters sold their first crop at The Net Result in Vineyard Haven.
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Meet the Fleet Event Builds Camraderie and Awareness
In Menemsha last Thursday the Martha's Vineyard Fishermen's Preservation Trust hosted its annual Meet the Fleet event.
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All Hands on Deck and in the Water for Coast Guard Inspection
There are two nearly 65-foot tugboats that call Vineyard Haven home.
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Winds of Freedom Steer Shenandoah to Edgartown Harbor
On Sunday, the last of Shenandoah’s crew arrived for the summer.
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Keeping the Water Clean, As a Plumber and Oyster Farmer
Ray Ewing and I went to Lake Tashmoo with Noah Mayrand because we thought he was starting an oyster farm there.
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At Allen Farm, a Chestnut Forest Could Save Waterways
Sometimes it is good to remember that when you live on an Island, intimacy with the water doesn’t end when you step off the ferry.
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Beneath the Keel of Every Wooden Boat: A Craftsman
Across from the Chilmark fire station on North Road in a temporary shed on a rainy afternoon last week, Andy Lyons worked on Harry Beach's boat.
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Menemsha Meander Reveals Off-Season Way of Being
Marked by a single, blinking green light, the entrance through the channel into Menemsha Harbor is narrow.
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Shellfish in the DNA; Scheffer Lineage Begins With Roy
At a house on Bennett way in Edgartown, three generations of Island fishermen crossed paths Thursday afternoon. Matteus Scheffer and Grace Kenney loaded cartons of Cape Pogue Bay scallops into a gray plastic cooler.
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Powered by Teamwork and Craft, Couple Brings Boat Back to Life
Behind Tisbury Marketplace, in front of the schooner-shed annex of Gannon and Benjamin Marine Railway, the 33-foot power boat Fredric Paulsen was unloaded by the Martha’s Vineyard Shipyard last week.
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