Chilmark Sets Dates for Bay Scallop, Oyster Seasons
Maia Coleman

Chilmark selectmen voted Tuesday to approve new regulations for the upcoming scallop and oyster seasons, while keeping a close eye on toxic blue-green algae growth in coastal ponds.

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Beach, Harbor Revenues See Slight Drop in Chilmark
Maia Coleman
Chilmark selectmen on Tuesday reviewed town receipts from the season just past, taking stock after early worries about a quiet summer.
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Signs at Beetlebung Corner Prompt Discussion About Future Regulations
Maia Coleman
Chilmark selectmen discussed potentially regulating political signs on town property.
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Chilmark Saw Busy Weekend, But Safety Ruled
Will Sennott
Summer crowds descended on Chilmark over the Fourth of July, but selectmen were pleased to learn that all went smoothly, and said for now drastic measures are not needed.
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Chilmark Tightens the Clamp on Social Distancing
Will Sennott
Chilmark selectmen and town officials put on their social distancing caps Tuesday, looking to tighten regulations and up enforcement in preparation for Fourth of July weekend.
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Amid Protests, Chilmark Police Chief Offers Self Reflection
Will Sennott
As protests against racism and police brutality continue to spread, Chilmark police chief Jonathan Klaren offered the town selectmen a moment of self-reflection.
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Chilmark Selectmen Back Emergency Repairs for Dutcher Dock
Will Sennott

Chilmark selectmen agreed this week to make emergency repairs to the Dutcher Dock in Menemsha, despite severe budget constraints this year.

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Chilmark Adopts Immediate Budget Freeze
Will Sennott
Expecting a significant revenue shortfall, Chilmark selectmen unanimously voted Wednesday to institute a budget freeze of all non-essential spending for the remainder of the fiscal year.
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Selectmen Adopt Strict Parking Limits at Menemsha
Will Sennott

Signs will go up, picnic tables will be removed and a 15-minute parking rule will go into effect in Menemsha this week after Chilmark selectmen heard concerns Tuesday about people congregating at scenic spots.

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Chilmark Squares Away Finances With Tri-Town
Will Sennott
With a new emergency services headquarters on the horizon, selectmen have allowed the ambulance service to settle an old debt with the town.
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