Chappy Ferry

Chappy Town Column: Jan. 27

There has always been a conflict between preserving the values of the past and implementing our perceptions of the future.

Chappy Ferry Ramp Work Planned

The Chappy Ferry will carry passengers, but no motor vehicles on May 2 while ramp work is performed.

Chappy Ferry Begins Running Hourly

The Chappaquiddick ferry will begin running on the hour in order to protect the captains during the pandemic.

Many Apply for Chappy Ferry Steering Committee

The Chappy Ferry steering committee is finding some direction, after Edgartown selectmen discussed the next steps for addressing resident concerns.

Chappy Residents Fume About Their Ferry

A crowd of Chappaquiddick residents filled every seat of the Ted B. Morgan meeting room Monday to protest rate hikes.

No More Cutting the Line at Chappy Ferry, at Least for the Fall

Nobody can cut the Chappy Ferry cut line — but Edgartown selectmen can suspend it, as they unanimously voted to do at a public hearing Monday.

Hearing Set for Rate Increase on Chappy Ferry

Edgartown selectmen set a date for a hearing on a rate increase on the Chappaquiddick ferry at their meeting Monday. The hearing will be May 6.

One Way Home: Chappy Ferry Through the Years

From a rowboat to the barges that have had more than one iteration through the years, the Chappaquiddick ferry is an Island institution all its own.

Residents File Complaint Over Chappy Ferry Traffic

Edgartown selectmen responded to a threatened legal claim for damages from residents of Simpson’s Lane, who charge the town has created a nuisance and has taken their property rights by allowing the street to be used for the Chappaquiddick ferry waiting line.

Town Will Closely Monitor Chappy Ferry Line This Summer

More traffic officers, more signs, more street painting and additional monitoring cameras are all short-term fixes suggested by the Edgartown planning board for traffic issues created by the long line of vehicles waiting to board the ferry.

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