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 Selects Island Housing Trust to Develop Affordable Apartments
The Aquinnah selectmen voted Friday to use housing trust as the developer in a planned affordable apartment complex behind town hall.
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Bay Scalloping Extended in Aquinnah
Bay scalloping will be extended in Aquinnah for another two weeks. Scallop season will now run to April 30.
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Jim Newman Decides to Hand the Reins to a New Selectman
Aaron Wilson
After 18 years as an Aquinnah selectman, Jim Newman has decided the best way to continue to serve the tiny up-Island town he loves is to step aside for someone new to take his seat.
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Aquinnah Seeks Developer for Affordable Apartments
A request for proposals will go out for a developer for new affordable housing units behind the Aquinnah town hall, after a vote by selectmen Tuesday.
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Aquinnah Shrinks Quorum for Special Town Meeting
Aquinnah selectmen this week temporarily reduced the town quorum to 10 registered voters for the upcoming special town meeting.
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Aquinnah Sets New Date for Special Town Meeting
Aquinnah selectmen have set Saturday, Dec. 19 as the new date for a special 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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