2023

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.

2022

Local researchers are keeping a close watch on a parasite that has infected and decimated New York's bay scallop population.
The Oak Bluffs select board Tuesday got a first look at plans and drawings for the Southern Tier development, a two-phase, 60-unit affordable housing project off Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road near the YMCA.
Recreational oyster season will begin on Nov. 1 with a half bushel limit, while the commercial season begins on Nov. 14 with a limit of 800 pieces (individual oysters) per day for three days a week.

2021

A sweeping new state report on ocean acidification recommends legislators take immediate steps to mitigate the impacts on the state aquaculture industry.

2020

Tisbury shellfish constable Danielle Ewart had her boat loaded with 225,000 quahaugs. Fully grown, the hard-shelled clams would have weighed upwards of 40 tons.

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