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Wasque Swan Pond is completely filled in and the lower boardwalk is destroyed. (Thanks to Ron Domurat for this update and photos)

Sep 11

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9/11/2011 8:05 PM  RssIcon

Day 1 of the 2011 MV Derby has shown fishermen there has been a lot of changes to the Martha's Vineyard shoreline since Hurricane Irene passed through New England. One of the most drastic changes that will affect fishermen is the Wasque boardwalk area. The lower half of the boardwalk, that used to be a nice scenic walk around Swan Pond, has been completely blown apart by the storm surge of Hurricane Irene. Even worse is the tranquil Swan Pond is now completely gone and filled in with sand. It is difficult to imagine but Swan Pond is now just a memory and part of the Wasque beach front.

Click here to see photos taken by Ron Domurat.

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