Edgartown and Trustees Spar Over Beach Nourishment Plan
A project to fortify and restore the sand dunes at Norton Point Beach is now at risk as the Trustees of Reservations pull out of managing the two-mile shorefront and Edgartown prepares to take over.
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High Winds and Tides Cause Breach at Norton Point
For the first time in more than a decade, a breach at Norton Point beach has officially made Chappaquiddick an island once more.
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Edgartown Plans for Norton Point Takeover
Edgartown plans to keep over-sand vehicle permit pricing the same as the town begins the planning process for its takeover of Norton Point Beach management.
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Edgartown Begins Negotiations to Manage Norton Point Beach
The Dukes County Commission will move forward with Edgartown’s bid to take over management of Norton Point Beach, beginning contract negotiations with the town.
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Trustees Relinquish Control of Norton Point Beach

The Trustees of Reservations will not renew their contract to manage Norton Point, after leadership said Friday that the non-profit land conservancy would relinquish control of the dynamic, two-mile beach.

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Promising Transparency, Edgartown Makes Its Norton Point Pitch
Edgartown officials pitched the Dukes County Commission Wednesday to take over management of Norton Point Beach from The Trustees of Reservations.
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Edgartown Seeks to Take Over Management of Norton Point

Edgartown will make a pitch to the Dukes County Commission Wednesday to take over the management of Norton Point Beach, which is currently overseen by The Trustees of Reservations.

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Ocean Washover But No Breach at Norton Point Beach
High tides and heavy winds created an ocean washover at Norton Point Beach late Friday.
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Trustees Unveil Draft Management Plan for Chappaquiddick
Altered routes for over-sand vehicles and restrictive new dog policies are among changes in the offing for Chappaquiddick beaches owned and managed by the Trustees of Reservations.
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Dune Restoration Project Under Way at South Beach
A major dune restoration project is well under way at Norton Point and South Beach in Edgartown, with tons of trucked-in sand being used to rebuild the badly eroded beachfront.
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