Airport

Short on Cash, Airport Asks the County for Loan

Cash-strapped due to unbudgeted expenses for the work to clean up contamination in private wells, airport officials are seeking a loan from the county.

Airport Expansion Sees Public Backlash

An early-stage plan to significantly expand the Martha’s Vineyard Airport saw backlash from Island residents at a public hearing Thursday.

Airport Expert Says Private Well Testing Will Continue

Investigation into the contamination of private wells from firefighting foam remains ongoing, a consultant for the Martha’s Vineyard Airport said.

Airport Director Announces Resignation

Martha’s Vineyard Airport director Ann Richart announced this week after nearly three years on the job that she will not renew her contract in May.

Consultant Proposes Next Steps on Water Contamination

Tetra Tech outlines short and long-term solutions to the PFAS contamination at private wells south of the Martha's Vineyard Airport.

Airport Financial Reporting Found Lacking

A consulting firm asked to evaluate the financial systems of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport has found a litany of issues with the airport’s reporting processes.

Airport Commissioners Say Expansion Plan Still in Early Stages

Airport commissioners this week sought to downplay plans for a major expansion of the airport, saying an upcoming environmental hearing is just the first step in a lengthy review and approval process.

Hearing Begins on Airport Expansion Plan

A proposed $39.7 million redevelopment and expansion plan for the Martha’s Vineyard Airport will get its first public airing Wednesday.

Island Agencies Brace for Government Shutdown

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

First Phase of Airport Water Sampling Ends

PFAS contamination has been found in 13 private wells out of 96 that were tested south of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport, environmental consultants working for the airport have confirmed.

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