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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Three Town Meetings See Strong Turnouts, Lively Debate
Julia Wells

Oak Bluffs will spend $15 million for a new town hall and fire station, Edgartown intends to change its town clerk from an elected to an appointed post, and West Tisbury will pay to complete a watershed study of the Mill Pond — but not to dredge it. All three towns finished in one night.

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Town Hall, Fire Station Projects Top Oak Bluffs Warrant at $15 Million
Olivia Hull
With newfound financial stability as a backdrop, Oak Bluffs voters will be asked to shoulder some hefty spending items at their annual town meeting this year. And the town operating budget needs an override.
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Edgartown Voters Will Be Asked to Spend on Town Hall Renovations
Sara Brown
When voters gather within the newly painted walls of the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown next Tuesday, they will take on a town meeting warrant with 66 articles and a $30.7 million town budget.
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