Guide to the South Road Has Many Landmarks
Vineyard Gazette
South Road, the main artery of travel between eastern and western extremities of the Vineyard is at once outstanding in its natural scenery and its historical associations. Beginning, properly, opposite Parsonage Pond in West Tisbury village, it extends through Chilmark and Gay Head to the lighthouse and the country park on the headland in that town, where thousands go each year to view the famous Gay Head cliffs.
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Groundbreaking Launches West Tisbury Housing Project
Steve Myrick

State and Island officials broke ground Friday at Scott’s Grove, a project to build nine affordable rental apartments.

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West Tisbury Appoints New Animal Control Officer
Heather Hamacek

West Tisbury selectmen Wednesday appointed Anthony Cordray as the town’s new animal control officer.

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Ringing With History; Selectmen Look to Give Bell a Proper Perch
Heather Hamacek
A bell steeped in town history has been sitting in limbo for years as West Tisbury looks to find a permanent display solution.
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Like it Was Yesterday, West Tisbury Celebrates 125 Years
Vivian Ewing
On Saturday Islanders gathered at the Agricultural Hall for the West Tisbury town picnic to commemorate the town’s 125th anniversary.
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West Tisbury Celebrates 125 Years with Town Picnic
Heather Hamacek

This weekend West Tisbury will celebrate its 125th birthday the old fashioned way, with a family picnic, potato sack races, and gallons of lemonade.

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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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The Heart of West Tisbury
Haig Adadourain
By the heart of West Tisbury I do not mean the geographical center of the little town, but the starting-point or points of its social, intellectual, educational, moral and spiritual forces. If you start from the beautiful residence of Squire and Mrs. Everett Allen Davis on the state macadamized road, which is the Main Street of the town, past the Parsonage and the delightful old Whiting manse, past “Brandy-brow” and S. M. Mayhew & Co.’s store, the graceful old church with its steeple and town clock will confront you.
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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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Affordable Housing Tops West Tisbury Special Town Meeting
Heather Hamacek
A short warrant that goes relatively long on spending will come before West Tisbury voters at a special town meeting next week.
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