Report Describes Grass Roots Vision for Aquinnah Circle
Alex Elvin

A report by students at the Conway School of Landscape Design describes ways to create a tourist-friendly experience and stronger sense of community at the Aquinnah Circle, which attracts some 100,000 visitors each year.

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Aquinnah Annual Town Meeting Wraps Up Political Season
Alex Elvin

Town meeting season wraps up today as Aquinnah voters gather to take up requests related to the Aquinnah Circle, zoning changes to create more affordable housing and a $4.2 million budget.

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Island's Smallest Town Dreams Big for the Future
Alex Elvin

A diverse group of Aquinnah residents gathered in the Old Town Hall last week to envision a future for the Island’s farthest outpost. It was the first of two visioning sessions planned for this winter.

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Aquinnah Circle Wins State Designation as Cultural District
Alex Elvin
The Aquinnah Circle at the westernmost tip of the Vineyard has been named a cultural and historic district by the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
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On the Cliffs in Aquinnah, History Is Alive at the Vanderhoop Homestead
Mary Jane Carpenter
Aquinnah is not the place to go looking for interesting houses without trespassing. Interesting stories, yes, but the houses visible from the road are few and far between. The exception of course is the Vanderhoop homestead.
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Aquinnah Approves Projects at Aquinnah Circle, Philbin Beach
Alex Elvin

Aquinnah voters on Tuesday sped through a 10-article special town meeting warrant — the first of the season on the Island — approving $111,200 in spending proposals.

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Senior Center Tops Aquinnah Town Meeting
Alex Elvin

Town meeting season comes to an end as Aquinnah gathers for its meeting Tuesday; the town will have the final say in whether to pay for the purchase of a new Center for Living for Island seniors. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, following a special town meeting at 6:45 p.m.

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Aquinnah Voters Back Lighthouse Funding, Elect a New Selectman
Remy Tumin

The annual town meeting and election season came to a close this week as Aquinnah voters approved a major spending request for the relocation of the Gay Head Light and ushered in a new selectman for the next three years.

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Aquinnah Takes Up Lighthouse Funding
Remy Tumin

A level-funded budget, a possible name change for State Road and a major spending request for the relocation of the Gay Head Light will come before Aquinnah voters at their annual town meeting Tuesday night.

It will mark the last annual town meeting on the Vineyard this year.

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National Trust for Historic Preservation Declares Gay Head Light Endangered

The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced in a ceremony at the Gay Head Cliffs Wednesday morning that it had named the Gay Head Light to its 2013 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places.

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