Edgartown Selectmen Name New Town Clerk
Noah Asimow

After three interviews and a brief deliberation, Edgartown selectmen chose Karen Medeiros as their new town clerk on Monday. Mrs. Medeiros has worked as assistant town clerk for the past 27 years.

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Selectmen Pledge Pole Removal on Meetinghouse Way
Noah Asimow

Efforts to replace and move approximately 11 telephone poles off of newly-paved Meetinghouse Way in Edgartown are set to finish up next week.

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Selectmen Back Taxi Meters, Set Scallop Dates
Noah Asimow

Selectmen voiced their approval on Monday for an amendment allowing taxis to charge using a meter system. A public hearing will be held on Oct. 15 to air the change.

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Yacht Club Construction Work Begins in the Fall
Steve Myrick

Edgartown selectmen heard an update on plans for a major construction project at the Edgartown Yacht Club Monday.

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Parade, Extended Bar Hours: Fourth of July Is Coming
Sara Brown

Edgartown is gearing up for Fourth of July festivities with extended bar hours and parade plans in place for the upcoming holiday.

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Edgartown Library Receives Grant for Energy Sustainability
Sara Brown

Edgartown has received a state grant for sustainable design at the new town library.

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Edgartown Says Yes to Political Floats for July Fourth Parade
Sara Brown
Edgartown selectmen have agreed to allow political floats in the town’s Fourth of July parade this year, a deviation from longstanding tradition.
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Edgartown Appoints New Town Administrator
Sara Brown
Oak Bluffs police officer James Hagerty has been named the new Edgartown town administrator after selectmen interviewed four candidates Tuesday afternoon.
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Movie Chappaquiddick Brings Tourists
Sara Brown

A new movie about the late Sen Ted Kennedy’s infamous Chappaquiddick accident has caused an uptick in tourist traffic to the small island off Edgartown.

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Taxi Rules, Missing Benches Occupy Edgartown Selectmen
Sara Brown

Edgartown selectmen this week approved annual taxi licenses but put off addressing a proposal to change how fares are calculated.

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