At Town Meeting, Edgartown Votes to Purchase Yellow House

Edgartown residents voted by a wide margin at their annual town meeting to spend $3 million to buy or take the run-down Yellow House, capping months of discussion over the property.

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Edgartown Addresses Fate of Yellow House

Edgartown will finally decide whether to take ownership of the run-down Yellow House when voters gather for their annual town meeting Tuesday. A 69-item warrant also features a $34.6 million budget and a range of spending requests.

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Voters Approve Spending, Back Incumbents at Town Elections

Thursday’s town elections brought low turnout and few surprises, with voters in West Tisbury, Oak Bluffs and Edgartown easily approving spending requests.

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Edgartown Constable Jonathan Searle Hangs Up His Badge

Much has changed in Edgartown in the past 50 years, but one thing has not: at every town meeting and election, a Searle was on hand, wearing a constable’s badge.

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Edgartown Expands Historic District, Rejects Refuse District Project

Edgartown voters gave a green light to expanding the town historic district and spending for a wide range of town items — but stopped short of approving the town’s portion of $2.5 million to rebuild the refuse district transfer station.

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Edgartown Takes Up Crowded Warrant

A $33.5 million operating budget and renovation of Memorial Wharf are among the items coming before Edgartown voters.

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Edgartown Town Meeting Turns Down Mini Park Purchase

Edgartown voters readily approved nearly all articles, including a $32 million town operating budget at their annual town meeting. But they stopped short of spending $2.1 million to buy the Main street Mini-Park from the Hall family. After Boy Scouts presented the colors, town poet laureate Steve Ewing set the tone for the evening by reading a poem that began “How was your winter?” The 259 voters filling the Old Whaling Church pews responded with laughter.

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Edgartown Considers Full-Time Fire Chief

At their annual town meeting Edgartown voters will take up an operating budget that includes a salary for a full-time fire chief.

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Edgartown Backs Fertilizer Control Plan, With a Twist
Edgartown voters approved a $30.7 million operating budget and agreed to spend Community Preservation Act funds for a range of projects, including $350,000 to renovate the interior of the town hall.
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Edgartown Voters Will Be Asked to Spend on Town Hall Renovations
When voters gather within the newly painted walls of the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown next Tuesday, they will take on a town meeting warrant with 66 articles and a $30.7 million town budget.
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