Aquinnah Wraps Up Political Season With Messy Town Meeting
Landry Harlan

Confusion over budget line items and missing warrant articles made for a messy annual town meeting in Aquinnah.

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Aquinnah Town Meeting Wraps Up Vineyard Political Season

The Vineyard’s spring political season draws to an end Tuesday night as Aquinnah gathers for its annual town meeting. The meeting begins at 7 p.m.

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Budget Leads Aquinnah Town Meeting
Landry Harlan

A $5 million budget, a home-rule petition to ban herbicide use and educational and retirement expenses are set to come before Aquinnah voters Tuesday.

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Chilmark Joins Island Towns In Year of Overrides
Landry Harlan
A $9 million town budget and money for school renovations are set to come before Chilmark voters at their annual town meeting Monday. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. in the community center.
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Oak Bluffs Voters Take First Step to Ban Rental Mopeds
Landry Harlan
Oak Bluffs voters took a first step toward banning moped rentals, signed off on a laundry list of capital improvement projects, and approved a $30.3 million budget, the largest in the history of the town.
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Sheriff's Bid for Emergency Dispatch Center Funding Fails
Steve Myrick

Voters in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury and West Tisbury all defeated requests to fund a share of the Island’s emergency communications center, which coordinates response to 911 calls Islandwide.

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In Year of Rare Override, West Tisbury Debates Night Away
Jane Seagrave

West Tisbury voters spent the four-plus hours at their annual meeting carefully weighing articles, from funding for the town picnic to potential sites for affordable housing.

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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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