Aquinnah Wraps Up Political Season With Messy Town Meeting
Landry Harlan

Confusion over budget line items and missing warrant articles made for a messy annual town meeting in Aquinnah.

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Aquinnah Re-Elects Selectman Jim Newman, Approves Override
Landry Harlan

Aquinnah voters elected Jim Newman to a sixth term as selectman at the annual town election Wednesday. Mr. Newman won a three-way race for the seat with 80 votes.

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Aquinnah Town Meeting Wraps Up Vineyard Political Season

The Vineyard’s spring political season draws to an end Tuesday night as Aquinnah gathers for its annual town meeting. The meeting begins at 7 p.m.

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Budget Leads Aquinnah Town Meeting
Landry Harlan

A $5 million budget, a home-rule petition to ban herbicide use and educational and retirement expenses are set to come before Aquinnah voters Tuesday.

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Three Candidates Vie for Seat on Aquinnah Board of Selectmen
Landry Harlan

Three candidates are running for a single seat on the Aquinnah board of selectmen this year, each longtime town residents with differing visions for the future.

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Electrification of Gay Head Is Progressing
Vineyard Gazette
Good progress on the electrification of Gay Head is reported by James M. Lumbert, superintendent of the Cape & Vineyard Electric Company. All the wire has been run, except for the tap and spur into the East Pasture. Of course this does not mean the end of the job for the linemen, who must now retrace their steps, tie the wire on the insulators, and make other finishing touches.
 
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Aquinnah Voters Back Change for Board of Assessors
Steve Myrick

Aquinnah voters Tuesday night took the first step toward changing their town assessors from elected to an appointed board and agreed to spend money on improvements around the Gay Head Light.

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Aquinnah Voters To Revisit Assessor Question
Landry Harlan

Improvements around Gay Head Light and changing town assessors from elected to appointed will come before Aquinnah voters at a special town meeting Tuesday.

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Aquinnah Condo Owners File Suit Against Town
Steve Myrick and Holly Pretsky
A lawsuit pits the town of Aquinnah’s efforts to improve the Gay Head Lighthouse against the rights of nearby condominium residents to enjoy their homes in peace and privacy.
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Guide to the South Road Has Many Landmarks
Vineyard Gazette
South Road, the main artery of travel between eastern and western extremities of the Vineyard is at once outstanding in its natural scenery and its historical associations. Beginning, properly, opposite Parsonage Pond in West Tisbury village, it extends through Chilmark and Gay Head to the lighthouse and the country park on the headland in that town, where thousands go each year to view the famous Gay Head cliffs.
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