Jeffrey Madison's Quiet Homecoming
Alex Elvin
Change is nothing new for Gay Head native Jeffrey Madison, who at 68 recently took the job as Aquinnah town administrator.
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Selectmen Scold Assessor Following Town Hall Break-In
Alex Elvin

The Aquinnah selectmen voted this week to close the town hall on weekends following an incident last Saturday when town assessor Angela Cywinski was seen climbing in through an office window.

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Jeffrey Madison Named Town Administrator in Aquinnah
Alex Elvin

The former longtime selectman and leader of the Wampanpoag Tribe is the new Aquinnah town administrator.

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Aquinnah Unveils New Town Website
Alex Elvin

The Island’s smallest town is working to come up to speed with the digital era.

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Selectmen Agree to Put Fresnel Lens Question Before Voters
Alex Elvin

A group of Aquinnah residents who want to bring the original lens from the Gay Head Light home to Aquinnah brought their case before the town selectmen this week.

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Aquinnah Elects Gary Haley to Board of Selectmen
Alex Elvin

In the only contested race during Wednesday's town election, Aquinnah voters elected Gary Haley to a three-year term as selectman.

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For Gay Head Light, New Location Brings New Responsibilities
Alex Elvin

The Aquinnah selectmen continued charting a future course for the Gay Head Light, discussing a possible revision of the lightkeeper’s job description.

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Aquinnah Revives Parks and Recreation Committee
Alex Elvin

Aquinnah selectmen on Tuesday voted to reestablish a town parks and recreation commission — the first in several years — to help oversee the Gay Head Light and other key properties in town.

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Aquinnah Selectman Back Plastic Bag Ban
Alex Elvin

The selectmen on Tuesday strongly backed a proposed bylaw to ban the use of single-use plastic bags in town. The idea will be voted on at the annual town meeting.

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Pizza, Baseball, Selectmen's Meeting: All in a Day for New Town Leader
Remy Tumin

Juli Vanderhoop runs the Orange Peel Bakery, her home business in Aquinnah, and is a busy single mom. And last week she took her place in as the newest member of the Aquinnah board of selectman.

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