Menemsha Dock in Chilmark, Cuttyhunk Harbor in Gosnold and a plan to dredge Lighthouse Beach in Edgartown are three of 19 projects statewide to receive funding.


All 96 residents who were tested for Covid-19 on tiny Cuttyhunk island last week have received negative test results.
The initiative announced Monday will preserve nearly all the remaining undeveloped land on Cuttyhunk — including a large swath of unspoiled barrier beach, marsh and upland.
A sweeping, state-coordinated public health response has been initiated on remote Cuttyhunk after a recent spike in coronavirus cases.

Eight individuals on Cuttyhunk have now tested positive for Covid-19 with seven coming in the past three days, prompting mandatory mask orders and fears of a broader outbreak.

Remote Cuttyhunk — a tiny dot on the far end of the Elizabeth islands chain — has reported its first case of Covid-19.