On Monday, March 2, 2020 (weather dependent), a wildland firefighter crew at Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge plans to burn 20-30 acres of the White Hills area, located to the west of the Service Road.
Downtown Norfolk will welcome the Statsraad Lehmkuhl, a tall sailing ship originally built in 1914, to its harbor for the 15th time in March. The three-masted steel barque sail training vessel will be in port from March 4-13.
From massive dredging and beach renourishment in Oak Bluffs and Edgartown to renovations at the Gay Head Cliffs overlook, a number of public works improvement projects are under way around the Island this winter.
Massport’s Boston Harbor dredging project — deepening the harbor and allowing larger tankers and cruise ships to enter the South Boston main ship channel — is expected to receive a major funding boost from the feds.
Hurricane Dorian left a devastating impact on the northern islands in The Bahamas, The Abacos – a 120-mile chain of islands and cays – but they’re now in a wave of progress. Many hotels, ferry services, airlines, tour operators and attractions resumed business.
Just a few months after Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas, Abaco is poised for a major new investment. The government of The Bahamas has signed with Tyrsoz Family Holdings for the development of a new resort project in South Abaco.