Aquinnah Sites Reveal 10,000 Years of Wampanoag History
Louisa Hufstader

A 2001 Aquinnah bylaw requiring archaeological reviews of proposed building sites has unearthed scores of significant discoveries.

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Aquinnah Speeds Through Special Town Meeting
Landry Harlan

Aquinnah voters Tuesday night approved $35,000 in school spending during a lightning-fast special town meeting.

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Aquinnah Special Town Meeting Takes Up Funding Requests
Landry Harlan

A special town meeting is set in Aquinnah next week to take up small funding requests that did not make it on the annual warrant last month.

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Aquinnah Officially Turns 20, But Gay Head Name Endures
Landry Harlan
Just over 20 years ago this week, the Island’s smallest town voted to rebrand itself from Gay Head to Aquinnah, the area’s original Native American name.
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Aquinnah Wraps Up Political Season With Messy Town Meeting
Landry Harlan

Confusion over budget line items and missing warrant articles made for a messy annual town meeting in Aquinnah.

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Aquinnah Re-Elects Selectman Jim Newman, Approves Override
Landry Harlan

Aquinnah voters elected Jim Newman to a sixth term as selectman at the annual town election Wednesday. Mr. Newman won a three-way race for the seat with 80 votes.

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Aquinnah Town Meeting Wraps Up Vineyard Political Season

The Vineyard’s spring political season draws to an end Tuesday night as Aquinnah gathers for its annual town meeting. The meeting begins at 7 p.m.

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Budget Leads Aquinnah Town Meeting
Landry Harlan

A $5 million budget, a home-rule petition to ban herbicide use and educational and retirement expenses are set to come before Aquinnah voters Tuesday.

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Three Candidates Vie for Seat on Aquinnah Board of Selectmen
Landry Harlan

Three candidates are running for a single seat on the Aquinnah board of selectmen this year, each longtime town residents with differing visions for the future.

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Electrification of Gay Head Is Progressing
Vineyard Gazette
Good progress on the electrification of Gay Head is reported by James M. Lumbert, superintendent of the Cape & Vineyard Electric Company. All the wire has been run, except for the tap and spur into the East Pasture. Of course this does not mean the end of the job for the linemen, who must now retrace their steps, tie the wire on the insulators, and make other finishing touches.
 
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