West Tisbury Puts Housing Bank on Hold, Backs Funding for High School Track
Holly Pretsky

With five towns now calling for further review, the plan to create an Islandwide housing bank is officially on hold. West Tisbury voters decided Tuesday night to reconsider an earlier vote to approve the bank.

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Tisbury Goes to a Third Night, Housing Bank Undecided
Julia Wells

With the housing bank question still undecided, Tisbury voters will go to a third night for their annual town meeting. Voters adjourned at 11 p.m.

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Two Towns Defeat Housing Bank; One Approves
Julia Wells

Edgartown and Oak Bluffs voters defeated the controversial housing bank question Tuesday night, while in West Tisbury the question won approval. Tisbury voters take up the question tonight.

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Annual Town Meetings Under Way; Four Towns See Large Turnouts
Julia Wells

A plastic bottle ban was swiftly approved in West Tisbury, and an emotional tribute marked the start of the annual town meeting in Tisbury Tuesday night.

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Super Tuesday: Four Annual Town Meetings Tonight
Julia Wells

Millions of dollars in spending initiatives and the fiercely-debated housing bank proposal will be on the agenda when voters in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury and West Tisbury take up the annual business of their towns tonight.

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Tisbury Starts Over on Elementary School Project
Holly Pretsky
For the third year in a row, Tisbury voters will consider the future of their school at the annual town meeting. This year, the school committee and selectmen will ask the town to borrow $400,000 for plans and design work.
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Housing Bank Campaign Heats Up on All Sides
Noah Asimow

As voters in four towns prepare to weigh in next week on a wide range of issues at annual town meetings, one issue has dominated Island discourse: the proposal to create a housing bank.

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Selectmen Sound Off Over Early-File Bill on Housing Bank
Noah Asimow

Edgartown selectmen reacted sharply after learning that state Sen. Julian Cyr and Rep. Dylan Fernandes had filed legislation to establish a housing bank three months ago.

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Aquinnah Speeds Through Special Town Meeting
Landry Harlan

Aquinnah voters Tuesday night approved $35,000 in school spending during a lightning-fast special town meeting.

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Aquinnah Special Town Meeting Takes Up Funding Requests
Landry Harlan

A special town meeting is set in Aquinnah next week to take up small funding requests that did not make it on the annual warrant last month.

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