Voters Back Plastic Bag Ban, Defeat Refuse District Expansion
Julia Wells

Annual town meetings in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury and West Tisbury Tuesday night saw action on a variety of issues. Tisbury voters return for a second session Wednesday at 7 p.m..

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Oak Bluffs to Debate Beach Rake Issue
Steve Myrick
A $28.4 million operating budget tops the warrants for Oak Bluffs special and annual town meetings Tuesday.
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Edgartown Takes Up Crowded Warrant
Steve Myrick

A $33.5 million operating budget and renovation of Memorial Wharf are among the items coming before Edgartown voters.

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Oak Bluffs Voters to Weigh in on Windemere Road Access Plan
Heather Hamacek

Oak Bluffs voters will be asked to accept Hospital Road as the new public access into the Windemere neighborhood at the April town meeting, selectmen decided this week.

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Oak Bluffs Quickly Approves Spending, Changes Town Hall Hours
Steve Myrick

Oak Bluffs voters zipped through a 15-article special town meeting warrant Tuesday evening with surprising speed, passing every measure with little or no dissent and a bare minimum of debate. The meeting lasted less than 22 minutes.

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Chilmark Approves Harbor Improvements at Speedy Town Meeting
Alex Elvin

Chilmark voters easily approved every article during a special town meeting Monday, including repairs to the harbor. The meeting included a special tribute to Dan Greenbaum for his years of service to the town.

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Aquinnah Approves Projects at Aquinnah Circle, Philbin Beach
Alex Elvin

Aquinnah voters on Tuesday sped through a 10-article special town meeting warrant — the first of the season on the Island — approving $111,200 in spending proposals.

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Senior Center Tops Aquinnah Town Meeting
Alex Elvin

Town meeting season comes to an end as Aquinnah gathers for its meeting Tuesday; the town will have the final say in whether to pay for the purchase of a new Center for Living for Island seniors. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Old Town Hall, following a special town meeting at 6:45 p.m.

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Edgartown Town Meeting Turns Down Mini Park Purchase
Sara Brown

Edgartown voters readily approved nearly all articles, including a $32 million town operating budget at their annual town meeting. But they stopped short of spending $2.1 million to buy the Main street Mini-Park from the Hall family.

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Oak Bluffs Finds Stable Financial Footing
Olivia Hull

Small spending requests and a series of regional projects will face Oak Bluffs voters when they convene for their annual town meeting.

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