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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Lagoon Pond Beach Cleanup Saturday

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

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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.

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Commission Installs First Ever Permeable Reactive Barrier on Lagoon Pond

Last week, the Martha's Vineyard Commission installed a first-of-its-kind permeable reactive barrier at the base of Lagoon Pond in Vineyard Haven. The project is more than 18 months in the making.

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MVC Readies Permeable Barrier Project
Will Sennott

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission will install a barrier along the shore of the Lagoon Pond.

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