Edgartown Promotes Ryan Ruley to Sergeant

The Edgartown police department has promoted officer Ryan Ruley to sergeant, after the longtime law enforcement official and Oak Bluffs selectman came out tops in a lengthy hiring process.

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Nursing Facility Planned for Edgartown Faces Wastewater Hurdles
Wastewater concerns continue to hover over the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital’s proposed new nursing home facility off the Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road, with selectmen voting Monday to commission an independent analysis.
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Edgartown Cancels Fourth of July Parade, Fireworks
For the second year in a row, Edgartown selectmen voted unanimously to cancel the town’s trademark Fourth of July parade and fireworks, citing public safety concerns.
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Shai Brothers Land Katama Airfield Restaurant Bid
The Katama Airfield Commission has awarded Zared and Evan Shai — owners of Backyard Taco and Dos Mas eateries — the bid to operate the restaurant space at the airfield.
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Neighbor Dispute With Harbor View Escalates
Heightened tensions between the Harbor View Hotel and its North Water street neighbors around use of a private dock boiled over into the Edgartown selectmen’s meeting Monday.
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Edgartown Adopts Anchorage Moratorium in Cape Pogue Pond
Selectmen voted unanimously Monday to institute a first-of-its-kind moratorium on anchoring in Cape Pogue Pond.
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Edgartown Awarded $1 Million for Memorial Wharf Project
The Memorial Wharf project was awarded $1 million in state grant money Wednesday, as part of $4 million handed out by the Seaport Economic Council.
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Edgartown Sets Hearing Date for Cape Pogue Ban
Edgartown selectmen set Feb. 23 at four p.m. for an informal public hearing on a proposed anchoring ban in Cape Pogue this summer.
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MVC Energy Policy Sparks Questions in Edgartown Over Control of the Grid
Noah Asimow
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission aired its new energy policy in front of the Edgartown selectmen Monday.
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Edgartown Lowers Speed Limit on Clevelandtown Road
Noah Asimow
Edgartown selectmen sped through their meeting Monday, but slowed down Clevelandtown Road, lowering the speed limit on the paved byway from 30 to 25 miles per hour after neighbors expressed concerns about its use.
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