Chilmark Approves Spending at Quiet Town Election
Sara Brown

At a quiet town election Wednesday, Chilmark easily passed all spending articles on a ballot that featured no contested races.

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Chilmark Speeds Through Annual Town Meeting
Landry Harlan

Chilmark voters zipped through their annual town meeting Monday night, approving a $10 million annual budget and spending for school repairs.

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Chilmark Joins Island Towns In Year of Overrides
Landry Harlan
A $9 million town budget and money for school renovations are set to come before Chilmark voters at their annual town meeting Monday. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. in the community center.
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New Coast Guard Station Arrives
Vineyard Gazette
The Island’s new Coast Guard station, en route from Cuttyhunk, came through Quick’s Hole, from Buzzards Bay at 1 o’clock yesterday, and proceeded across the Sound without mishap.
 
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Menemsha Master Plan Draws Lively Discussion
Holly Pretsky

It was standing room only in the Chilmark library for a public forum on architect Bill Brewster’s preliminary improvement plan for Menemsha.

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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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Menemsha Opening
Vineyard Gazette

The board of Harbor and Land Commissioners seems to have come to a satisfactory understanding on the question of the boundary line between Gay Head and Chilmark. There flows from Menemsha pond a small channel to Vineyard Sound, which shifts from time to time.

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Voters Speed Through Chilmark Special Town Meeting
Steve Myrick
Without a single dissenting vote, Chilmark voters spent $776,448.20 at a quick special town meeting Monday evening, including appropriations to fund raises for town employees and improvements to Menemsha Harbor.
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Call It Quaint If You Must, But Menemsha Remains a Fishing Village
Mark Alan Lovewell
Menemsha fishermen rise with the sun. On a cool, clear morning this week, the lobstermen came down one by one to take their boats to sea.
 
Pat Jenkinson came down to his lobster boat Solitude. Herbert Hancock’s boat Billie H. began with a roar of its diesel engine.
 
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Squibnocket, Menemsha Harbor Top Chilmark Special Town Meeting
Steve Myrick
Pay raises for town employees, improvements to Menemsha Harbor and a change in the land agreement tied to the Squibnocket Beach project are all on the docket when Chilmark voters convene for a special town meeting Monday evening.
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