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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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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Chilmark Clears the Way for New Barn at Beetlebung Farm
Maia Coleman
Chilmark selectmen signed a memorandum of understanding with the owners of Beetlebung Farm this week that clears the way for a rebuilt antique barn to go up on the small farm off Middle Road near Bettlebung Corner.
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Fish House Revival Moves Closer to Reality in Menemsha
Maia Coleman and Noah Asimow
After the closure of Menemsha’s only wholesale seafood market last year, the Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust has taken steps on multiple fronts to fill the void.
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Chilmark Puts Brakes on North Road Bike Path
Maia Coleman
Chilmark selectmen put the brakes on a preliminary plan to build a shared-use bike path on North Road, amid a sea of criticism from town residents Tuesday.
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