Vineyard Harbor Testament to Poor Economy

Edgartown Harbor, photo courtesy ##'s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce##

Martha’s Vineyard Times: Edgartown harbormaster Charlie Blair tells a story to illustrate how much his world has changed. He recalls the busiest days of the boating season, when his staff couldn’t keep up with requests from visitors asking for moorings in the popular and picturesque harbor.

“Five years ago during the summer, July and August, we had to take waiting lists for the radio calls,” Mr. Blair said. “We had to put them on stand-by, write the name of the boat down and get back to them.”

Not any longer.

“We didn’t have to keep a list once this summer,” he said.

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Martha’s Vineyard Times

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