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Lighthouse for Sale; Island Grown Initiative Plans; & More!

OAK BLUFFS - Sort of like a biodome, but Vineyard style: "The Island Grown Initiative (IGI), a Martha's Vineyard nonprofit focused on sustainable agriculture, has unveiled an ambitious plan to transform its 41-acre property, the former Thimble Farm in Oak Bluffs, into an energy self-sufficient Island agricultural hub. The estimated price tag is between $10 and $12 million. [Martha's Vineyard Times; photo by Randi Baird]

OAK BLUFFS - Later, Jaws: "The days of shark weighing in Oak Bluffs will come to an end following a vote by the town selectmen this week to grant a harbor permit for a tournament that targets other big game fish." [Vineyard Gazette]

WOODS HOLE - Red tape be damned, the Coast Guard has decided to sell an iconic lighthouse: "Nobska Point Light will continue to be a beacon for sea travelers in Vineyard Sound, but a different landlord might be in charge of putting the property in shipshape condition." [Cape Cod Times]