Homeowners Ordered to Refill Unlawful Trench
The Chilmark conservation commission cited the owner of 6 Eddy Road this week for erroneously digging a trench through a wetland and removing plantings on the property.
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Conservation Commission Approves Culvert Project at Roth Woodlands
A divided Chilmark conservation commission voted last week to approve a project to install a new culvert in Mill Brook headwaters off North Road. Proposed by the Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation, the project has kicked up a cloud of controversy.
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Hearing Continues on Culvert Replacement in Chilmark
The Chilmark conservation commission continued a public hearing this week on a long-running plan by the Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation to replace two culverts at the Mill Brook headwaters off North Road.
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Squibnocket Beach Plan Comes Under Fresh Scrutiny
Alex Elvin

At hearings before the Chilmark conservation commission, critics renewed concerns about two beach restoration plans and how they will accommodate an eroding shoreline.

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Threatened by Erosion, Chilmark Cottage to be Moved
Remy Tumin
A small house on the Wequobsque Cliffs will be moved 95 feet back from the edge of the cliff. Given the rate of erosion, one member of the Chilmark conservation commission wondered if it is far enough.
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