Edgartown Addresses Fate of Yellow House
Sara Brown

Edgartown will finally decide whether to take ownership of the run-down Yellow House when voters gather for their annual town meeting Tuesday. A 69-item warrant also features a $34.6 million budget and a range of spending requests.

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Town Hall, Island Theatre Top Oak Bluffs Warrant
Alex Elvin

Change is in the air in Oak Bluffs, where voters next week will decide whether to build a new town hall, begin expanding the town sewer system, ban plastic bags in checkout lines, and move forward on efforts to limit the use of mopeds.

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West Tisbury Plays Catchup on Building Maintenance
Julia Wells

All work and no play is the prevailing theme in West Tisbury when voters gather for their annual town meeting next week to tackle a tidy lineup of business-like spending requests. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the school gymnasium.

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First Stop Referral Service Expands Focus Past Elders
Alex Elvin
Voters in all six Island towns will be asked at town meeting to fund the $86,990 budget for First Stop MV, an information and referral service.
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Oak Bluffs Faces Competing Plastic Bag Bylaw Proposals
Alex Elvin

Two competing bylaw proposals in Oak Bluffs this year may boil down to a difference of less than two thousandths of an inch for voters at town meeting.

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New Oak Bluffs Town Hall Comes Before Voters
Steve Myrick

At this year’s annual town meeting, Oak Bluffs voters will decide whether to spend $9.9 million to demolish the old town hall and replace it with a modern structure on the same site.

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Chilmark Easily Approves Menemsha Projects at Special Town Meeting
Alex Elvin

Chilmark voters Monday breezed through a special town meeting warrant, approving funding for projects in and around Menemsha and enhanced radio transmission for public safety officers.

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Menemsha Improvements Top Chilmark Special Town Meeting
Alex Elvin

A special town meeting in Chilmark Monday will address a number of projects related to Menemsha harbor, including a new dock and improvements to the park and ride on Tabor House Road.

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Aquinnah Backs Spending for Improvements at Philbin Beach, Circle
Alex Elvin

Reconvening their special town meeting, Aquinnah voters agreed to pay for improvements at the town beach and the Aquinnah Circle.

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Aquinnah Special Town Meeting Rescheduled
Alex Elvin

The special town meeting meeting is now set for Nov. 29. Money for a long-planned walkway at Philbin Beach and improvements at the Circle top the warrant.

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