Aquinnah waters closed to shellfishing until further notice

A potentially toxic phytoplankton bloom has been identified in Vineyard Sound waters. The Division of Marine Fisheries closed on October 10th all waters, flats and all tributaries on the island to digging, harvesting or collecting shellfish with the exception of bay and sea scallops (and snails).
The waters shall remain closed until examined by the DMF and notification is made that the areas are placed in the open status.

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Gay Head Lighthouse

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Lighthouse tours are closed for the 2016 season. The Lighthouse will reopen to the public on Memorial Day weekend of 2017.

Even though tours are closed, the public is still welcome to visit the lighthouse grounds. Lighthouse Park is open year round from 9 am to one hour past sunset.

For more information, visit the Gay Head Lighthouse website.

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