As Capital Needs Pile Up, Selectmen Ponder How to Pay for It All
From the lantern room of the Gay Head Light to the bathrooms at the Circle, Aquinnah has many capital improvement needs.
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Selectmen Mull Reviving Old Manning Snack Bar at Gay Head
Aquinnah selectmen are interested in renting out the historic Manning property situated just below the Gay Head Light, with an eye on potentially bringing the former snack bar back to life.
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Aquinnah Opens Menemsha Pond to Scalloping
Menemsha Pond is officially open for scalloping — despite some spirited protestations from the town administrator at a meeting of the selectmen Tuesday.
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Aquinnah Postpones Special Town Meeting

Aquinnah will postpone a special town meeting originally scheduled for Oct. 8 due to the Jewish high holiday Yom Kippur, and Cranberry Day potluck set for that night. The meeting is now set for Oct. 22.

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After Malodorous Summer, Aquinnah Selectmen Investigate
For much of the past summer, residents of Aquinnah have been plagued by a foul odor wafting from the normally pristine beaches near Dogfish Bar.
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Legal Bills Begin to Strain Aquinnah Town Budget

Mounting legal bills have prompted the Aquinnah selectmen to tentatively set a special town meeting and special town election for early October.

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Aquinnah Police Commended for Saving a Life

Aquinnah police will receive a formal commendation from the town after a quick response to an incident at Philbin Beach last week.

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Aquinnah Makes Sweeping Changes in Town Assessing Practices

Capping a months-long battle with their board of assessors, Aquinnah selectmen moved to outsource assessor services last week.

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Aquinnah, Chilmark Plan Special Town Meetings

Selectmen in both towns said this week they would call special town meetings to address school spending questions.

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Town Prevails in Long-Running Case Over Fish Shack

The town of Aquinnah has prevailed in a U.S. District Court case regarding its right to lease an old Menemsha fishing shack.

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