About 64,000 people have taken commercial flights at the airport in the first eight months of 2023 — a figure that is already higher than the total annual commercial passengers for three of the past five years.

Harbor reservations are at an all-time high, ferries have robust bookings and the airport is bracing for its annual onslaught of private and commercial planes.


The days are shorter, the air is cooler and the kids are back in school — but this is still tourist season on Martha’s Vineyard, where fall is second only to summer as the Island’s busiest time.

Air traffic was up and detected levels of PFAS were down in and around the Martha’s Vineyard Airport in July.

Police chiefs in the three down-Island towns had varying responses to the federal court ruling.


Parking tickets brought nearly $230,000 to Island towns in fiscal year 2018 according to data.