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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Chilmark Selectmen Look to Upgrade School Heating System
Will Sennott
Chilmark selectmen agreed Tuesday to use a state grant designated for energy saving projects to upgrade the heating system at the Chilmark School.
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Chilmark Inks Design Contract for New EMS Buildings
Will Sennott
Chilmark selectmen signed a $375,000 contract Monday for design work on two new public safety buildings.
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Selectmen Review Busy Summer in Menemsha
Will Sennott

Harbor revenues were up $100,000 this summer in Menemsha, earning praise from the Chilmark selectmen for harbor master Ryan Rossi, who just finished his first season on the job.

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Chilmark Mulls Uses for Town-Owned Property at Peaked Hill
Will Sennott

Discussion continued at the selectmen’s meeting this week about possible uses for a 16-acre piece of town-owned land at Peaked Hill.

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Selectmen Gear up for Summer
Will Sennott

Discussions focused primarily on Menemsha last week when Chilmark selectmen met to gear up for the summer.

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Selectmen Approve Bus Turnaround Plan for Menemsha
Landry Harlan
After months of debate over the best solution to improve public safety and mitigate summer congestion in Menemsha, selectmen approved a plan by resident Barbara Armstrong.
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Chilmark Names New Harbor Master
Landry Harlan

Ryan Rossi of West Tisbury, an Island native and former Coast Guardsman, has been named Chilmark harbor master. He will replace Dennis Jason Jr. in June.

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Chilmark Discusses Ripple Effect of Aquinnah Bingo Hall
Landry Harlan
Chilmark selectmen Tuesday evening discussed asking the Martha’s Vineyard Commission to review plans by the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) to build a bingo hall on tribal land in neighboring Aquinnah.
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