2018

After weeks of storm delays, the first chunks of rocks and cement were clawed out of the earth at Squibnocket Beach Monday to start the public portion of the public/private project.

2017

Pay raises for town employees, improvements to Menemsha Harbor and a change in the land agreement tied to the Squibnocket Beach project are all on the docket when Chilmark voters convene for a special town meeting Monday evening.
Five years after Hurricane Sandy ravaged Squibnocket, work began this week on a 300-foot raised causeway that will provide access to homes near the beach.

2016

On a mild afternoon, a few eiders bobbed up and down in the surf at Squibnocket Beach. Cars came and went from the town parking lot, which now juts out beyond the eroding shoreline on either side.

2011

Squibnocket

Passing through the second electronic security-armed gate on the way to Squibnocket it begins to dawn on you: This place is important.

1943

The Navy has taken a leasehold right for the duration of the war from the commonwealth of Massachusetts and others on that portion of Squibnocket Pond which lies west of a line drawn north and south through the westerly shore of Beachgrass Island, so called. This line is marked by a series of buoys. The area around the pond has been conspicuously posted, warning people off the waters of the pond.