Lake Tashmoo

Land Bank Expands Its Beachfront Holdings in Vineyard Haven

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank announced Monday that it has added to its beachfront holdings in Vineyard Haven with the purchase of a small property on the Tashmoo peninsula.

Tisbury Waterways Holds Annual Meeting

Island environmental group Tisbury Waterways, Inc. holds its annual public meeting on Zoom August 27.

Tisbury Oyster Farm Proposal Sees Some Pushback

Tisbury selectmen have continued until early April a hearing on Noah Mayrand’s application to farm oysters in a one-acre portion of Lake Tashmoo. It marks the first aquaculture permit application in town.

Land Bank Expands Beachfront at Tashmoo

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank bank added 400 feet of white sand beachfront to its holdings in Vineyard Haven Friday with the purchase of a five-acre parcel near the mouth of Lake Tashmoo.

Art of Dredging: Edgartown Crew Tackles the Job at Tashmoo

Tisbury has hired the Edgartown dredge crew for an emergency job in the Tashmoo channel. Using finely-tuned teamwork, the crew makes the sand flow.

Selectmen Sign Dredge Agreement

After some discussion, Tisbury selectmen voted to sign a dredging agreement with Edgartown to clear the Tashmoo channel at a meeting Thursday evening.

Tashmoo Channel Dredging Work Nears Reality

Boosted by the recent announcement of a state grant, a project to dredge the Tashmoo channel this fall appeared to be nearing reality this week.

Governor Cuts Ribbon on Lake Street Landing

With handshakes and a few selfies, Gov. Charlie Baker joined Tisbury selectmen for the formal opening of the Lake Street landing.

Tashmoo Channel Dredging Still Possible

Impassable for some boats at low tide, the channel at Lake Tashmoo could be dredged this summer. But first there is red tape to untangle.

Shoaling Mars Start of Summer at Lake Tashmoo

An accumulation of sand, silt and neglected paperwork have rendered the entrance to Lake Tashmoo impassable at times.