Moshup Trail Talks Fail; Land Taking Will Proceed
Yvonne Guzman

The Gay Head selectmen voted yesterday to take the property of Andrew and Brenda Warshaw through eminent domain, seizing the couple's retirement property but shielding the rare geology and wildlife of the Moshup Trail.

The taking of the Warshaw land was authorized by voters at a special town meeting Dec. 7. But since then, a selectmen's vote has repeatedly been postponed, as the community has struggled with questions about fairness. The Warshaws were not notified of the town meeting.

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Aquinnah Sets Dates for Special Town Meeting, Scallop Season
Family scalloping begins Nov. 1 and a special town meeting will be held Nov. 14 in Aquinnah.
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Aquinnah Debuts EV Charging Stations
Two new electric vehicle charging stations have opened in Aquinnah.
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Lone Star Ticks Have Swarmed Aquinnah, Biologist Says
Aaron Wilson
Lone star ticks — and thousands of their larvae — have overrun the town of Aquinnah, biologist and tick expert Richard Johnson told Aquinnah selectmen Wednesday.
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Aquinnah Eyes Modest Town Hall Expansion
Aaron Wilson
Aquinnah selectmen agreed Wednesday to begin preliminary plans for a modest expansion of the town hall, including the portion of the building that houses the police department.
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Aquinnah Selectmen Waive the Rent on Shops at Cliffs
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Parking at Philbin Beach Restricted to Homeowners
The parking lot at Philbin Beach will be restricted to Aquinnah homeowners this summer, selectmen decided at a meeting Monday.
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Aquinnah Tightens Parking Rules for Town Beaches This Summer
Aaron Wilson
Aquinnah beaches will be open this summer, but parking will be strictly limited, and town leaders are considering additional rules.
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As Capital Needs Pile Up, Selectmen Ponder How to Pay for It All
Noah Asimow
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
Noah Asimow
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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