SSA Looks to the Vineyard After Nantucket Opening Day

Opening day for summer ferry reservations on the Vineyard route are Wednesday, Feb. 14, beginning at 8 a.m. The Steamship Authority booked about 7,800 transactions on the Nantucket route during its opening day last week.

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50 Years Ago, Jaws Came to the Vineyard After Canceled Nantucket Ferry

Production designer Joe Alves had planned to scout Nantucket for the movie Jaws when his ferry was turned around. He ended up on Martha's Vineyard instead, forever changing the Island.

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After Nearly a Decade, Vineyard Message in a Bottle Washes Up

Anne Ganz threw a message in a bottle off a Chilmark north shore beach in 2014. It was found on Nantucket over Thanksgiving weekend, nine years after it was tossed into the sea.

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Nantucket Residents Appeal Vineyard Wind Decision

A group of Nantucketers is challenging key environmental approvals for Vineyard Wind, the offshore wind energy farm under construction south of Martha’s Vineyard.

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Vineyard Leaders Meet With Nantucket To Talk Housing, Staffing Shortages

Municipal employee housing, wastewater management and town hall staffing shortages were all discussed at the inter-island meeting last week.

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SSA Ferry Back in Service After Mechanical Problem

A Steamship Authority ferry on the Nantucket route was sidelined for a few hours Monday after crew members found smoke coming from its bow thruster compartment.

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Vineyard Looks to Other Resort Towns for Housing Solutions

As the Vineyard’s sister island, Nantucket and its multi-million dollar real estate market have been positioned as an ominous indicator of what’s to come.

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Housing Takes Center Stage in Joint Vineyard-Nantucket Meeting

Representatives from both Islands came together on Tuesday to discuss housing and other shared issues during a rare joint meeting that included nearly two dozen select board members.

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Boards of Health, Hospital Reconcile Numbers on Coronavirus Cases; Nantucket Reports First Death

Confirmed cases of Covid-19 on the Island held steady Monday, after case reporting discrepancies among the hospital, boards of health and state led to a one-case overcount.

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Traveling from Nantucket to the Vineyard, One Stroke at a Time
Will Sennott

Doug McConnell entered the water off Nantucket at 7:17 a.m. today to begin his swim to the Vineyard. At 2 p.m. he was just off Wasque. Track his progress at track.rs/ALongSwim.

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