Seven Martha's Vineyard boating operations have won 2020 Boater's Choice Awards from Cambridge-based
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Edgartown harbor
Menemsha harbor
Vineyard Haven harbor
Oak Bluffs harbor


The Martha Rose, a 77-foot sea scalloper with a rich history, had her maiden voyage this week as the newest member of the Menemsha fleet.


Two former Coast Guardsman are finalists for the Chilmark harbor master job. Ryan Rossi, 31, of West Tisbury, and Robert Decker, 33, of Oak Bluffs, were both interviewed by selectmen Tuesday night.


Chilmark voters gather for a special town meeting tonight beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Center. A quorum of 25 voters is needed.

Longtime harbor master Dennis Jason will step down before the start of next summer, he told the Chilmark selectmen Tuesday.


On Thursday evening, the Dutcher Dock In Menemsha was bustling with people and activity during the second annual Meet the Fleet.


Visitors streamed into Menemsha on Thursday evening for a rare look inside the Island’s commercial fishing industry. The first event drew a young, vibrant crowd to the harbor, where most of the Island’s commercial fleet was docked and fishermen offered demonstrations in their trade.