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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Selectmen Seek Public Meeting With Tribe Over Bingo Hall
Noah Asimow

Aquinnah selectmen voted Wednesday to send a letter to the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), requesting a public meeting to discuss the bingo hall now under construction.

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Selectmen Ask Commission to Review Tribe's Casino Plans
Noah Asimow
Aquinnah selectmen have asked Martha’s Vineyard Commission to exercise its authority under its enabling act and review the proposed bingo hall as a development of regional impact (DRI).
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Issues New and Old Occupy Aquinnah
Noah Asimow

Young activists and old issues held sway at the Aquinnah selectmen’s meeting Tuesday evening, with students promoting a town meeting warrant article to ban the sale of plastic water bottles and discussion of funding for the county sheriff.

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