Tribe's casino plan rattles island

Quest on quaint Martha’s Vineyard draws flak, lawsuit

Posted: August 31, 2014 at 2:16 a.m.

The Aquinnah Wampanoag reservation on Martha’s Vineyard wants to convert this unfinished community center into a gambling hall with bingo and poker-style electronic games. However, a federal judge in Boston earlier this month ruled local municipalities on the island can join a suit by the state challenging the tribe’s plans.

Bright clay cliffs and a red-brick lighthouse draw visitors to a scenic overlook on the western tip of Martha's Vineyard.

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