Martha’s Vineyard Transportation Improvement Program sets funding priorities

Top priority projects named in the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) that the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) unanimously approved on July 10 include the construction, now underway, of a new Lagoon Pond drawbridge; resurfacing of Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road; improvements to Beach Road; and a focus on Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) services, equipment, and facilities. “The TIP […]

Historic Chilmark brickyard is given to The Trustees

The clay deposits on the property are among the oldest soil found in the northeast, dating back 140 million years. By comparison, 99 percent of the Vineyard’s surface soils are less than 10,000 years old. The clay was used to manufacture the highly sought-after bricks that were shipped to Boston, New York, and Newport to help build these great American cities.

Martha’s Vineyard court report

July 18, 2014 Scotlan T. Ryan, New York, NY; DOB 12/27/85, operating motor vehicle with suspended license, speeding: continued to pretrial conference. July 21, 2014 Milteer H. Hendricks, Jr., Waquoit; DOB 4/8/82, failure to stop for police, operating motor vehicle with suspended license, unregistered motor vehicle, unsafe operation of motor vehicle: continued to pretrial conference. […]

Tisbury selectmen discuss plans for Beach Road improvements

A team from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., joined the Tisbury selectmen at a meeting Tuesday night to provide an update on options for proposed improvements to Beach Road. MassDOT plans to add sidewalks and bike lanes to a section of Beach Road in Vineyard Haven, from the Wind’s Up watersports […]