The Edgartown select board voted Monday to not allow dock dances at Memorial Wharf, at least for now, after the police chief raised concerns about his ability to provide coverage given short staffing this summer.
The multi-million dollar project to raise the wharf finished up early this month. “Everything’s good, everything’s been running on schedule, no problem . . . I’m pleased,” Steve Ewing, the chairman of the Memorial Wharf restoration committee, told the Gazette by phone.
The project to renovate and raise Memorial Wharf in Edgartown is behind schedule and will not be completed until mid-June town officials confirmed Monday.
The African American Heritage Trail site at Memorial Wharf will add a small sculpture to go with the current plaque honoring Nancy Michael.


The $4 million reconstruction project at Memorial Wharf in Edgartown is nearly halfway finished and on track for completion by spring. The project will raise the wharf about a foot and a half.
A bundle of undersea Eversource cables supplying power to Chappaquiddick caused a temporary pause in the $4 million reconstruction project under way at Memorial Wharf last week.