The On Time Ferry shuttling cars to Chappaquiddick.

Chappaquiddick Island is a small island off the eastern end of the larger island of Martha's Vineyard and is part of the town of Edgartown, Massachusetts. The island's name became nationally recognized following the Chappaquiddick incident involving Edward "Ted" Kennedy and his companion Mary Jo Kopechne in 1969.

Until the winter of 2007 the two islands were connected by a narrow two-mile strip of beach , which from time to time would become breached due to weather. As of April 2007, the two entities are not connected, separated by a 300-yard breach caused by a strong storm. The southeastern point of this beach is called Wasque Point—a popular fishing spot for catching bluefish, striped bass, etc.

Privately-owned barge-like ferries called the On Time II and On Time III shuttle pedestrians, bicycles, and up to three cars at a time between Chappaquiddick and downtown Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard. Two ferries run during the summer months and one during the off-season. The island has just one business, a combination of a general store and an automobile mechanic's garage, which is only open in the summer.

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