Steamship Authority plans to continue early morning freight runs

Steamship Authority plans to continue early morning freight runs

Woods Hole Residents complaints have fallen on deaf ears and The Steamship Authority will continue the hustle and bustle with loading freight at the Woods Hole Terminal.

FALMOUTH — Woods Hole residents made their displeasure with the Steamship Authority’s proposed 2021 schedule loud and clear on Thursday, driving home complaints about the inclusion of the 5:30 a.m. freight boat during the high season.

The Steamship Authority has run the early morning freight ferry from Woods Hole to Martha’s Vineyard since 2012, and it is in the authority’s proposal for next year’s schedule.

The run is essential to get goods and services over to the island in a timely manner and get the massive trucks off the small island roads before traffic starts to get busy, according to islanders.

But Woods Hole residents have complained about…

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