Voters to Decide Fate of West Tisbury Dump
Louisa Hufstader
West Tisbury voters will be asked next year whether they want to spend a significant sum on the town’s local dropoff, or close the facility after upgrades are completed at the regional refuse district.
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Tax Rate Drops Slightly in West Tisbury
Louisa Hufstader
West Tisbury’s single tax rate is going down in 2020, from $6.18 to $6.07, selectmen learned on Wednesday.
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West Tisbury Will Allow Green Burials in Town Cemeteries
Louisa Hufstader

West Tisbury is updating its cemetery regulations to include rules for green burials, an environment-friendly form of interment that uses no casket.

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Selectmen Name Vulnerability Coordinator
Caroline Kaplan

West Tisbury selectmen agreed last week to name Kate Warner as the new town vulnerability coordinator.

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Road Safety Occupies West Tisbury Selectmen
Caroline Kaplan

West Tisbury selectmen heard concerns about road safety near the Mobil station last week.

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Selectmen Approve Trustees Art Event at Long Point
Holly Pretsky

West Tisbury selectmen gave approval Wednesday for a weekend summer series of events that will include an art installation and reflective hot air balloon at Long Point.

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Selectman Okay Use of Surplus Funds for High School Budget
Holly Pretsky

Selectmen this week debated how much oversight they should have over two issues. One was the regional high school budget.

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West Tisbury Joins Call to Postpone Housing Bank
Holly Pretsky

West Tisbury voters will convene at town meeting Tuesday to decide their part in two key regional issues.

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Town Will Not Take Ownership of Welles Property
Holly Pretsky

Owners of the Welles property in West Tisbury have paid back taxes and fees to avoid seizure of their property by the town, selectmen announced this week.

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West Tisbury Grapples With Nuances of Short Term Rental Tax
Holly Pretsky
West Tisbury selectmen considered how much to tax short term rentals and took a stand with kids against plastic at their regular meeting Wednesday evening.
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