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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At Town Meeting, Edgartown Votes to Purchase Yellow House
Sara Brown

Edgartown residents voted by a wide margin at their annual town meeting to spend $3 million to buy or take the run-down Yellow House, capping months of discussion over the property.

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Affordable Housing Stirs Debate At West Tisbury Town Meeting
Jane Seagrave
After giving speedy and unanimous approval to an $18.2 million budget, West Tisbury town meeting voters picked at the remaining warrant articles Tuesday in a four-hour marathon.
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Oak Bluffs Backs Plastic Bag Ban, Concludes Town Meeting
Alex Elvin

On the second and final night of annual town meeting Wednesday, Oak Bluffs followed in the footsteps of other Island towns in adopting a ban on single-use plastic bags in checkout lines.

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Edgartown Votes to Take Yellow House
Julia Wells

At annual town meetings Edgartown agreed to buy the Yellow House, Oak Bluffs refused to spend money to fix the Island Theatre, and West Tisbury played spoiler on roof replacement at the marine hospital.

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Three Town Meetings Convene Tonight
Sara Brown

The fate of historic buildings and spending proposals from a new town hall to fire trucks will be up for discussion at annual town meetings in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs and West Tisbury. All begin at 7 p.m.

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Proposed Housing Bank Takes First Step
Julia Wells
An ad hoc citizen group has assembled to develop an action plan for the growing housing crisis on the Vineyard. The first step comes at town elections beginning next week, when voters will be asked to weigh in.
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