Seven Martha's Vineyard boating operations have won 2020 Boater's Choice Awards from Cambridge-based marinas.com.
Boats and boating
Edgartown harbor
Menemsha harbor
Vineyard Haven harbor
Oak Bluffs harbor

2019

The Vineyard Haven harbor patrol boat sank in its slip Wednesday night, harbor master John Crocker confirmed. “It was tied up just as we left it yesterday evening, and when I came in this morning it had sunk,” he told the Gazette by phone Thursday.

2016

Film footage of Vineyard Haven shot in 1933 is not only some of the earliest film shot in color on Martha’s Vineyard, but also some of the earliest color movies shot anywhere.

2015

A group of about 30 people and two dogs gathered Wednesday morning to celebrate a new sign marking Vineyard Haven Harbor as a cultural district.

2014

Tisbury police and fire officials closed a section of the Steamship Authority parking lot following a small diesel fuel spill Wednesday morning. Fire chief John Schilling said he received a call from the Steamship Authority at 6:17 a.m. Wednesday alerting him that a truck had spilled fuel.

Tisbury police Lieut. Eerik Meisner was appointed as new town emergency services director this week. His recommendation to the post came from town fire chief John Schilling.

2001

Tisbury Selectmen Reject Bid to Bring Fox Ferries Into Harbor

BY JOSHUA SABATINI

Fox Navigation, owned by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation in Connecticut, wants to resume high-speed ferry service to Vineyard Haven harbor next season, but Tisbury selectmen denied the company a harbor use permit at a public hearing Tuesday night.

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