Chilmark Moves Ahead on Dock Project, Has Questions on Affordable Housing
The Chilmark select board is mulling how to put up its portion of the funds for Menemsha commercial dock improvements, has questions on an affordable housing project, and approved a three-year contract for the fire chief.
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Chilmark Eyes Updates to Staff Structure
Chilmark will undergo a study of its organizational structure to figure out where it is stretched too thin and identify how to adapt to the changing needs of the town.
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Chilmark Approves Bonding for New Fire Station
The select board Tuesday approved a $9 million dollar bond to help pay for the new public safety complex now under construction.
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Chilmark Declines to Allow Pride Flag to Fly
The Chilmark select board voted this week not to widen its narrow flag policy to accommodate a request to fly an LGBTQ flag on town property. The policy is to allow only the American, state and town flags on town property.
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Committee Will Draft RFP for Peaked Hill Pastures Project
A five-member committee was appointed by the Chilmark select board Tuesday to draft a request for proposals for the planned affordable housing project at Peaked Hill Pastures.
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Security Cameras Will Go on Harbor Master Shack for Now
Chilmark voted to install security cameras on the harbor master shack in Menemsha while it forms a committee to figure out the best way to install cameras on the west dock.
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Controversial Pole in Menemsha Comes Down
A 30-foot pole that went up in Menemsha to house security cameras on the west dock has been taken down while the town re-evaluates the project, selectman Warren Doty said.
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Security Cameras at Menemsha on Hold After Residents Object
Chilmark will press pause on installing security cameras in Menemsha after a group of residents registered their formal objection to a 30-foot pole that went up on the west dock to hold the cameras.
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Chilmark Tries New Approach for School HVAC Work
After a bid came in well over budget for a second time on the Chilmark School HVAC project, selectmen said this week the town will try a fresh tack.
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Chilmark to Request More Funds for New Firehouse
Chilmark will call a special town meeting in March to ask voters for additional funds for the multi-million dollar project to build a new firehouse and Tri-town ambulance building.
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