Sunday, February 17, 2013
Cancellations are piling up faster than the snow in today's blustery winter storm. Do you have an event cancellation or other update? Post it here in the comments and help your fellow Islanders stay safe.
Updated 10:45 p.m.: The Steamship Authority has canceled the 6 a.m. trip from Woods Hole by the Island Home. 9:05 a.m.: Click here for a list of Cape Air flights that are canceled. If you know of other cancellations, please post in the comments section. Click "Keep me posted" to be notified when we publish more news about this storm. Recent coverage: Stay Patched in this winter! Follow Martha's Vineyard Patch on Twitter | Like Martha's Vineyard Patch on Facebook | Sign up for the daily email with links to the latest news | Got something to say? Start a blog and share your views.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Ferry service to Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket is expected to resume Sunday morning, according to the Steamship Authority.
The Steamship AUthority issued the following bulletin by email and on its website at 7:57 p.m. Saturday: Based on the latest forecast, the Steamship Authority expects service to resume on Sunday for Martha's Vineyard at 6:00am and at 9:15am for Nantucket. The Steamship Authority advises its customers to check the Authority’s website for further updates. Our web site is at http://www.steamshipauthority.com Current Conditions may be viewed at http://www.steamshipauthority.com/ssa/OpsInfo.cfm Source: Steamship Authority Related coverage: Stay Patched in this winter! Follow Martha's Vineyard Patch on Twitter | Like Martha's Vineyard Patch on Facebook | Sign up for the daily email with links to the latest news | Got something to say? Start a …
Exclusive video from the last ferry to leave Woods Hole before the Steamship Authority canceled service for the duration of the high winds and heavy seas.
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UPDATES, CLOSINGS & BULLETINS: Scroll down for important phone numbers, websites and more. Stay with Martha's Vineyard Patch as we keep you updated throughout the storm. Updated Feb. 11: Schools are in session. Updates for Feb. 9: 8:30 p.m.: The Sunday, February 10, 10:00 AM service for United Methodist Church of Martha's Vineyard (Trinity Church in the Campgrounds) is canceled. 8 p.m.: Steamship Authority announces boats will resume Sunday. 4:00pm: Driving ban lifted! But, with the boats not running, where will we go? How about some local restaurants: Who's Open for Business on MV This Weekend? From the WMVY Facebook, "If you had trouble streaming MVY earlier today, give it another try. The Island is getting back on track. Internet seems…
Thursday, November 8, 2012
High winds mean boats are still cancelled through Thursday night at the earliest
The Steamship Authority has cancelled boats between Martha’s Vineyard and Woods Hole and between Hyannis and Nantucket through Thursday night due to high winds. We will continue to update this article, but you can also visit the Steamship Authority website for the most up to date information.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Steamship Authority boats back on schedule
According to the Steamship Authority website, the SSA has received permission from the U.S. Coast Guard to resume its ferry service to and from Martha’s Vineyard. All boats are running between Woods Hole and Vineyard Haven on schedule. A further update for the Nantucket route will be issued as soon as the U.S. Coast Guard has completed an assessment of Hyannis and Nantucket harbors and we have received their permission to resume service.
Saturday, October 27, 2012
The SSA released a notice Friday in anticipation of cancelled ferry service between Sunday Night and Tuesday
The Steamship Authority released this statement on Friday regarding possible trip cancellations due to Hurricane Sandy: Based on the most recent forecasts from the National Weather Service, the Steamship Authority anticipates possible trip cancellations Sunday night into Tuesday due to the potential impacts of Hurricane Sandy. To make or modify a reservation please call 508.477.8600, online at www.steamshipauthority.com, or visit one of the terminals. There is still a lot of uncertainty as to the projected track, timing and intensity of Hurricane Sandy. The Steamship Authority is continuing to monitor the progress of the pending storm and will issue further travel advisories and updates as revised forecasts are released by the National …
Monday, October 15, 2012
The Oak Bluffs Terminal is now closed. All boats traveling between Woods Hole and Martha’s Vineyard depart and arrive in Vineyard Haven.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Weather is causing Oak Bluffs boats to come in and out of Vineyard Haven
The Steamship Authority has diverted all boats coming in and out of Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven today through noon today. Boats are running on time, but will be arriving and departing from the Vineyard Haven dock. For updated information, check the Steamship Authority Website.
Friday, September 28, 2012
No boats going in and out of Oak Bluffs through this evening
The Steamship Authority has diverted all boats coming in and out of Oak Bluffs to Vineyard Haven today through 5:00 pm. Boats are running on time, but will be arriving and departing from the Vineyard Haven dock. For updated information, check the Steamship Authority Website.