Shuttered Mainstay Businesses in Menemsha Cause Concern
A trio of mainstay Menemsha businesses have been shuttered for close to two years with no official opening days in sight, prompting questions from selectmen this week.
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Flush With Free Cash, Chilmark Plans Spending
Chilmark has more than $800,000 in free cash on hand, most of which will stay in the bank for now, town administrator Tim Carroll said at this week’s select board meeting.
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Selectmen React to Community Center Report
At a special meeting Wednesday Chilmark selectmen reacted to a report detailing an incident that occurred at the town Community Center summer camp, with critical comments and questions.
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Chilmark Stays the Course on Covid Restrictions
Outdoor mask mandates, reduced parking at Menemsha and eliminating the VTA sunset bus run were all on the table for discussion Tuesday at a joint meeting of the Chilmark selectmen and board of health — but no action was taken on any front.
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Chilmark Eases Restrictions at Menemsha
In a reversal, Chilmark selectmen voted Tuesday to ease restrictions in Menemsha following Gov. Charlie Baker’s announcement that the state would fully reopen by Memorial Day.
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Chilmark Adopts Early Summer Safety Guidelines
Limited attendance at Menemsha sunsets, a drastically cut down book festival: the Chilmark selectmen and board of health took up an array of summer safety plans and guidelines this week.
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Chilmark Selectmen Delay Decision on Book Festival
Plans for the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival were put on temporary hold Tuesday, after Chilmark selectmen delayed approval of the biannual summer event until later this spring.
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Chilmark Inks Town Meeting Warrant, Ballot
Chilmark selectmen convened briefly Monday to finalize the dates of the annual town meeting and annual town election, as well as to review ballot questions for upcoming election as voting season nears.
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Chilmark Fishing Benefactor Is High Bidder for Town-Owned Lot
Frederick Khedouri, a benefactor for the Menemsha fishing community, was the high bidder on a four-acre parcel of town-owned land off Meeting House Road.
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Chilmark Eyes Grant for High-Speed EV Charging Stations
Maia Coleman
A plan to install high-speed electric vehicle chargers in Chilmark picked up steam Tuesday, after selectmen voted to apply to a state grant program to fund the installation project.
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