Aquinnah Postpones Special Town Meeting
Noah Asimow

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
Noah Asimow
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
Noah Asimow

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
Noah Asimow

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
Noah Asimow

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
Noah Asimow

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
Noah Asimow

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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Amid Legal Wrangles Over Bingo Hall, Town Hires Boston Attorney
Noah Asimow

The Aquinnah selectmen have retained a Boston attorney to represent the town in potential litigation against the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) over the planned bingo hall.

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Town Mulls Outsourcing Assessor Work
Noah Asimow

Aquinnah selectmen are considering outsourcing their assistant assessor position, after hearing a presentation from a Leominster firm at a meeting Thursday.

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As Dump Trucks Rumble Through Town, Frustration Mounts in Aquinnah
Noah Asimow

More concerns occupied Aquinnah selectmen as the Wampanoag tribe clears land for its planned bingo hall.

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