Jack of All Trades, Jim Rogers Makes His Bid for Tisbury Selectman
Holly Pretsky

James Rogers figured when he retired from the Tisbury fire department, he ought to find a new way to serve the town. Next week, he’s running unopposed for selectman.

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Tisbury Approves New School by Wide Margin
Holly Pretsky

After two nights of emotional debate, voters approved a plan to build a new town elementary school 319 to 99. The town meeting reconvenes for a third session tonight at 7 p.m.

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Mopeds and Spending Occupy Annual Town Meetings
Julia Wells

Voters took the first steps to ban rental mopeds and paid heartfelt tribute to a retiring moderator at annual town meetings Tuesday night.

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Super Tuesday: Four Island Towns Gather for Town Meetings Tonight
Sara Brown

A hotly-debated proposal to build a new Tisbury school, a first step toward banning mopeds, and lots of spending is on the agenda tonight as annual town meetings convene in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury and West Tisbury.

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Tisbury School Tops Town Warrant
Holly Pretsky
The $46.6 million proposal to build a new school is by far the most anticipated item at the Tisbury annual town meeting next week. Voters will also consider the future of the Tisbury town hall.
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Tisbury Tackles New School Decision at Town Meeting
Holly Pretsky
After years of debate and planning on the future of the Tisbury school, the town will vote at annual town meeting on whether to fund a $46.6 million new school project.
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Tisbury Town Hall Steeple Is in Trouble
Holly Pretsky
The steeple on the Tisbury town hall is structurally compromised and in possible danger of collapse, town officials confirmed this week.
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Tisbury To Form A Yacht Club
Vineyard Gazette
A dream which many Vineyard Haven people have cherished for years is about to be realized in the establishment of a yacht club in that town. Between fifteen and twenty boats have already been ordered and about fifty persons are ready to sign the club articles as members as soon as the organization is incorporated.
 
Quarters on the waterfront are to be obtained and put in condition for the use of the club before next season and all lovers of water sports, ships and salt water are filled with enthusiasm.
 
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Tisbury Loses Stately, Historic Linden Tree
Marcus C. McGraw
Tisbury has lost one of its oldest residents - the Linden Tree is dead. While some sprouts still appear from its trunk, its vast summer canopy is lost. Now stark branches cast long shadows over Main street shops.
 
“It really looks like it reached the point of no return,” said Connie Leonard, a Tisbury resident. “It was just a part of Main street. It was the accepted spot to meet someone. I wish I had a nickel for every bake sale under that tree.”
 
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Tisbury Says Yes to Hard Liquor, Re-Elects Selectman
Heather Hamacek

Capping weeks of debate in Vineyard Haven, a controversial question about whether to allow the sale of hard liquor along with beer and wine in restaurants won easy approval at the Tisbury annual town election this week.

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