More than two years after Massachusetts voters overwhelmingly approved a medical marijuana law, no dispensaries or cultivation farms are open for business, and Dukes County is one of seven counties sent back to the beginning of the licensing process.
The up-Island regional school district is expected to amend its budget after voters in West Tisbury rejected the town’s first tax override in 10 years last week. Following the vote, town officials and school district committee members alike struggled to determine next steps.
Chilmark voters will weigh in on whether to fund a new Center for Living building for Island seniors at their annual town meeting tonight. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Chilmark Community Center, which also is the subject of funding requests this year.
The closure of the Norton Point breach on Chappaquiddick after eight years will likely benefit oyster farms and shorebirds in one of the Island’s most pristine natural environments, several experts said this week.