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Ferries Cancelled Again as Blizzard Rages

Dukes County emergency manager Chuck Cotnoir advises Islanders that we can expect another 3 to 6 inches of snow before this storm finally departs.

What's it like to ride the Martha's Vineyard ferry during a snowstorm? Check out our video created January 2 using an iPhone and posted with the free Patch app. (Louisa Hufstader video)
What's it like to ride the Martha's Vineyard ferry during a snowstorm? Check out our video created January 2 using an iPhone and posted with the free Patch app. (Louisa Hufstader video)


Wednesday, Jan. 22, 10:15 a.m.:
The Steamship Authority has now cancelled the boats that had been scheduled to run this morning and into the afternoon. Check steamshipauthority.com for information on specific sailings.

Earlier:
The Woods Hole, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority webpage indicates that ferry service will resume as scheduled Wednesday beginning with the 10:45 a.m. sailing from Vineyard Haven.

The National Weather Service blizzard warning remains in effect until 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Dukes County emergency manager Chuck Cotnoir advises Islanders that we can expect another 3 to 6 inches of snow before this storm finally departs. 

Martha's Vineyard schools and the Boys & Girls Club are closed today, as are town offices and most libraries. The YMCA is opening at noon; its after-school program is cancelled, but all other programs will take place as scheduled.

For hour-by-hour updates on Island closures, cancellations and storm delays, please see the Martha's Vineyard Storm Center.

What's it like to ride the Martha's Vineyard ferry during a snowstorm? Check out our video created January 2 using an iPhone and posted with the free Patch app.

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