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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Edgartown Considers Full-Time Fire Chief
Steve Myrick

At their annual town meeting Edgartown voters will take up an operating budget that includes a salary for a full-time fire chief.

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Chilmark Backs Plan for Squibnocket
Alex Elvin

Chilmark voters early this week unanimously backed a plan for restoring Squibnocket Beach, ending a seven-month public review. It was a striking departure from the contentious annual town meeting last April when an earlier plan was rejected.

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Aquinnah Voters Back Lighthouse Funding, Elect a New Selectman
Remy Tumin

The annual town meeting and election season came to a close this week as Aquinnah voters approved a major spending request for the relocation of the Gay Head Light and ushered in a new selectman for the next three years.

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Chilmark Rejects Squibnocket Plan, Favoring More Study
Remy Tumin
Chilmark voters rejected the much-discussed public-private improvement project at Squibnocket beach by a slim margin at the annual town meeting Monday night, deciding instead to study alternatives under a newly appointed committee.
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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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Edgartown Backs Fertilizer Control Plan, With a Twist
Jane Seagrave
Edgartown voters approved a $30.7 million operating budget and agreed to spend Community Preservation Act funds for a range of projects, including $350,000 to renovate the interior of the town hall.
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Oak Bluffs Approves Override Budget, Backs New Fire Station
Olivia Hull
In a show of confidence for the fiscal management of their town, Oak Bluffs voters at their annual town meeting Tuesday approved a large increase in the operating budget and said yes to spending a combined $15 million for a new town hall and fire station.
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