Super Tuesday: Four Town Meetings Convene Tonight

7:30am, April 12, 2022

updated 3 months ago

The Martha’s Vineyard political season kicks off tonight with four annual town meetings, marking a return to a schedule that has been disrupted by the pandemic for two straight years. Voters will gather in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury and West Tisbury.

Regional Spending Has Seat at Town Meeting Table

5:15pm, April 7, 2022

updated 4 months ago

Regional expenses and human services make up more than a dozen articles on each of Tuesday’s annual town meeting warrants, continuing a trend toward cost-sharing across Island municipalities.

Housing Bank Takes Center Stage at Town Meetings

4:30pm, April 7, 2022

updated 4 months ago

Four of the six Island towns will take the first steps next week in deciding the pivotal question of whether to ask the state legislature to allow creation of a Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank.

Town Meeting Season Returns To Familiar Rite of Spring

4:45pm, February 24, 2022

updated 5 months ago

After two seasons of disruption caused by Covid-19, annual town meetings are beginning to return to their normal spring schedule in 2022.

The Chilmark annual town meetings take place Monday, April 25 at the Chilmark Community Center, 520 South Road at 7 p.m.

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A sketch for an affordable housing project, money to replace a failed generator at the Chilmark School and the housing bank question are all in front of Chilmark voters at their annual town meeting Monday. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. in the Community Center.
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The Aquinnah annual town meetings take place Tuesday, May 10 at the Aquinnah Town Hall at 6:30 p.m.

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Aquinnah voters closed out the Island political season with a bang Tuesday night, packing the old town hall for their annual town meeting and handing resounding approval to the Martha’s Vineyard Housing Bank.
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Aquinnah voters will wrap up the political season on the Vineyard this week when they gather for their annual town meeting and election, deciding on an array of spending measures, including two budget overrides and a package of cutting-edge alternative energy initiatives.
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West Tisbury selectmen have set April 12 at the date for the annual town meeting, which will be held this year at the West Tisbury School, Old County Road.

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An agreeable group of voters filled the West Tisbury School gymnasium for their annual town meeting Tuesday evening, passing all but one of 51 articles on the warrant.
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West Tisbury voters will meet their new poet laureate and take up a warrant that is expected to spark discussion over more than one article at the annual town meeting next week.
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This year's town meeting will be held in the Old Whaling Church (Methodist Church) on April 12th at 7pm. 

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Edgartown voters gathered in the sun-drenched hall of the Old Whaling Church on a picturesque Tuesday evening to take up a hefty annual town meeting warrant.
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Money for wastewater planning, pay raises for town employees and a large infusion of cash into a rainy day fund all top the agenda when Edgartown voters gather for their annual town meeting Tuesday night.
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This year's town meeting will be held at the Martha’s Vineyard High School Performing Arts Center, Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road, Oak Bluffs on April 12th at 7pm.

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With a number of big spending items and the pivotal housing bank question before them, Oak Bluffs voters opted for unity over division at their at annual town meeting Tuesday night.
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Millions in capital spending to restore the eroding East Chop Bluff and upgrade the town wastewater treatment plant will come before Oak Bluffs voters when they gather for their annual town meeting Tuesday night.
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This year's town meeting will be held at the Tisbury School Gymnasium Auditorium, 40 West William Street on April 12th at 7pm.

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A new human resources department, and a high-level executive position to run it, were among more than 40 warrant articles passed in Tisbury by an overpowering majority at the annual town meeting Tuesday night.
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Tisbury government is growing, and at their annual and special town meetings next week voters will be asked to approve the establishment of a human resources department.
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