Tisbury Town Meeting Continues to Second Night
Ivy Ashe
Tisbury voters approved several zoning changes at a special town meeting Tuesday evening. The annual town meeting continues at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Tisbury School gymnasium.
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Tisbury Tackles Pond Health Solutions
Ivy Ashe

The health of Island waterways and fees necessary to protect them will top the list at the annual Tisbury town meeting this Tuesday evening when voters tackle two full warrants. Both the annual and special town meetings are being held on the same night due to problems reaching a quorum last year for the special town meeting agenda. The meetings begin at 7 p.m. in the Tisbury School gymnasium. Deborah Medders will moderate.

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Tisbury Town Meeting
Cole Louison

Affordable housing, Island health care, and the cost of education were a few of the hot spots Tisbury voters endured at their annual town meeting Tuesday evening.

Citizens plowed through 18 articles and four hours of discussion inside the Tisbury School gymnasium in a meeting which began at 7:30 and at continued past 11 p.m., when the floor voted down the option to take a recess.

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Tisbury Annual Town Meeting Confronts $16 Million Budget
Jonathan Burke

Headlining this year's 22-article annual town meeting warrant in Tisbury is a total budget of $15,856,073, an increase of nearly a nine and a half per cent over last year's $14,496,931.

Town moderator Deborah Medders will gavel the meeting to order at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 1, in the gymnasium of the Tisbury School.

According to Ray LaPorte, chairman of the selectmen, there is little in this year's budget likely to generate argument. Tim McLean, town treasurer, agrees.

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