Edgartown to Consider Pay Raises, Retail Marijuana Ban
Julia Wells
Pay raises for town workers, a long-planned affordable housing project and a temporary moratorium on recreational marijuana sales are all issues for Edgartown voters to consider when they convene for a special town meeting Tuesday night.
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Aquinnah Voters Argue the Night Away
Alex Elvin

Town meeting season came to a rowdy end on Tuesday, with voters in Aquinnah sparring over everything from salaries to the rising tax rate. Ongoing tensions in town hall set the pace for the meeting, which spanned more than three and a half hours.

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Budget Override, Town Hall Turmoil Mark Aquinnah Annual Meeting
Julia Wells

Budget overflow and simmering tensions in town hall are expected to thread the agenda next week when Aquinnah voters gather for their annual town meeting and election.

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Chilmark Rejects Beer and Wine, Backs Squibnocket Bylaw
Alex Elvin

At a marathon annual town meeting in Chilmark Monday, voters reaffirmed support for the Squibnocket Beach project and decided again not to allow the sale of beer and wine in restaurants.

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Tisbury Postpones Beach Road Utilities Project
Heather Hamacek

Tisbury voters postponed a $1.8 million proposal to bury utilities along Beach Road and approved spending as the annual town meeting concluded.

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Tisbury Town Meeting Approves Kuehn's Way Spending, Heads to Second Night
Heather Hamacek

Tisbury voters approved affordable housing funding, sewer extensions, and a variety of spending items Tuesday night as the annual town meeting got underway. The meeting will continue Wednesday at 7 p.m.

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Tisbury Voters Face Big Spending for Beach Road Work
Heather Hamacek

Sewer expansions and spending to bury utility lines on Beach Road top the agenda when Tisbury voters convene for their annual town meeting.

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Chilmark to Decide Question on Beer and Wine Sales Again
Alex Elvin
At their annual town meeting Monday, voters in Chilmark will revisit a number of issues from previous town meetings, including a request to allow the sale of beer and wine in restaurants.
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Fate of Island Theatre Unclear After Spending Request Rejected
Alex Elvin

The future of the long-neglected Island Theatre has become even more uncertain after voters at the annual town meeting on Tuesday decided not to pay for emergency bracing to prevent the historic building on Circuit avenue from falling down.

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Oak Bluffs Says Yes to New Town Hall
Alex Elvin
A sprawling annual town meeting in Oak Bluffs drew debate over two nights this week, with voters grappling with issues related to moped safety, the crumbling Island Theatre and a new town hall.
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