Oak Bluffs Celebrates New Wastewater Work

Oak Bluffs broke ground Thursday on a new wastewater treatment facility aimed at cutting down the amount of nitrogen flowing into nearby Lagoon Pond. 

Read More

New Park Pitched in Vineyard Haven

Vineyard Wind’s plans to build an observation tower next to the Tisbury Marine Terminal on Beach Road have been swapped out in favor of helping to fund a new public park and beach area. 

Read More

Tisbury Approves New Aquaculture Rules to Aid Farmers

The Tisbury select board unanimously approved changes to the town’s aquaculture regulations that will allow oyster farmers in Lagoon Pond to grow their crops closer to the water’s surface.

Read More

No Changes Needed

As a resident of Lagoon Pond with an aquaculture plot right in front of my house, I have to say I am shocked that the Natural Resources Advisory Committee essentially let the foxes draft the document for henhouse security.

Read More

Lagoon Pond Road Landowner Scales Back Plans

Michael Sawyer submitted new drawings for single-family homes on Lagoon Pond Road after his initial idea drew the ire of the town's historical commission.

Read More

Tisbury Expands Lagoon Pond Anchorage Area

In order to comply with revised state and federal shellfish sanitation rules, the anchorage area along the pond’s boundary with Oak Bluffs has been expanded to about 50 acres. The area will be closed to all shellfishing from April through October.

Read More

Lagoon Pond Closed to Shellfishing

Lagoon Pond and just outside of the Lagoon Pond Bridge was closed to shellfishing after a sewer pipe broke at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital Tuesday.

Read More

Bargeman Salvages Sunken Vessel in Lagoon Pond

It’s fairly normal to see a big, shimmering red mass bobbing up and down on the Vineyard Haven side of the Lagoon. It normally isn’t a boat.

Read More

Lagoon Pond Beach Cleanup Saturday

Kids and adults are invited Saturday to help clean the beaches and win prizes in the scavenger hunt.

Read More

Joint Project Looks to Track Herring Population in Lagoon Pond

On Tuesday, a group of town officials and biologists gathered at Lagoon Pond to install an underwater camera to monitor the pond’s herring population, which for many years has seen a long decline.

Read More

Pages