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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Selectmen Will Delay Menemsha Bus Turnaround
Landry Harlan

Construction of a bus turnaround in Menemsha is on hold after Chilmark selectmen agreed to have their traffic consultant review alternatives.

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Chilmark Signs Agreement to Buy Property Next to Town Hall
Julia Wells

A property abutting the town hall could become the new headquarters for Tri-Town ambulance, if voters agree at the annual town meeting next spring.

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Selectmen Postpone Bus Project, Sing Jingle Bells
Landry Harlan

Construction of a bus turnaround in Menemsha is on hold after Chilmark selectmen agreed this week to allow time for critics to submit recommendations for alternatives.

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Chilmark Eyes Green Community Status
Landry Harlan

Chilmark will take steps apply to become a green community under the Massachusetts Green Communities Act.

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Chilmark Backs Better Retirement Benefits for Paramedics
Landry Harlan

Chilmark selectmen agreed this week to upgrade the retirement policy for Tri-Town Ambulance paramedics.

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Sparks Fly Over Menemsha Fuel and Water Considerations
Landry Harlan

A dispute over use and control of the Menemsha fuel dock was resolved amid testy exchanges at the Chilmark selectmen’s meeting Tuesday.

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Chilmark Fire Station Plan Inches Forward
Landry Harlan

A new Chilmark fire station inched a little closer to reality last week when selectmen reviewed a preliminary site design that they said could work.

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Town Leaders Eye Summer Spruce-Up for Menemsha
Landry Harlan

Rotted pilings, electrical wires and missing signs were a few of the items pointed out by town leaders during their spring tour of Menemsha harbor.

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