Repairs Set to Begin at Memorial Wharf in Edgartown
Sara Brown

The Edgartown selectmen approved a $249,900 bid for the project this week. The low bidder was Trademark Services LLC of Vineyard Haven.

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Edgartown Balks at Energy Cooperative's Request for Extra Funds
Sara Brown

Following heated discussion, Edgartown selectmen sent the Cape & Vineyard Electric Cooperative back to the drawing board over a $100,000 budget shortfall.

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Selectmen Put Highway In Charge of Town Cemeteries
Steve Myrick

Ending a prolonged period of turmoil in the cemetery department, the Edgartown selectmen will shift responsibility to the highway department.

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Selectmen Look Askance at Location Work for Chappaquiddick Movie
Steve Myrick

A California film company producing a movie about Sen. Ted Kennedy’s 1969 accident on Chappaquiddick saw a cool reception Monday over a request to close streets and beaches for scene shots.

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Selectmen Approve Liquor License Transfer for Tin Hangar Restaurant
Steve Myrick

Edgartown selectmen Monday approved the transfer of a seasonal alcohol license from Flatbread Company to Once Again, Inc.

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Selectmen Balk at Shifting School Choice Money
Steve Myrick

Edgartown selectmen Monday asked school officials to put the brakes on a proposal to change the way school choice funds are allocated through the superintendent’s shared services budget.

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Edgartown Will Let Voters Decide on Plastic Bag Ban
Steve Myrick

Edgartown selectmen said they will likely put the issue of a ban on single-use plastic bags before voters at the annual town meeting in April.

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Edgartown Defers on Life of Shade Trees
Steve Myrick

After a somewhat testy hearing Monday, Edgartown selectmen deferred a decision on whether to allow two shade trees to be cut down on Cooke street. Contractor Norman Rankow wants permission to remove the two trees from a property at 140 Cooke.

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Edgartown Selectmen Order Inn to Stop Doing Business
Steve Myrick

Edgartown selectmen asked the owner of Arbor Inn at 222 Upper Main street, to stop doing business without a valid lodging license. The selectmen voted unanimously Monday to send a cease and desist letter to innkeeper Lorna Giles, citing a lack of a valid license and complaints about the establishment

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Selectmen Reject Bad Martha's Request to Extend Hours
Steve Myrick

Edgartown selectmen rejected a request from Bad Martha’s to extend hours for the Upper Main Street brewery and tasting room after a short public hearing during their regular Monday meeting.

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