Flying a New Town Flag in West Tisbury
Sydney Bender

West Tisbury selectmen got a glimpse of the town’s first official flag this week.

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Veteran West Tisbury Selectman Faces Heated Election Contest
Chris Burrell
In the last 25 years, only one person has unseated an incumbent selectman in West Tisbury. Her name is Cynthia Mitchell, and she beat Fred Fisher back in 1990. Now she's the one fighting to keep her chair for a fifth term on the board of selectmen. Intriguingly, a central issue in this race turns out to be Steamship Authority politics rather than a village issue.
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West Tisbury Ousts Veteran Selectman
Julia Wells

West Tisbury Ousts Veteran Selectman

Challenger Jeffrey (Skipper) Manter Is Winner by Large Margin Over Incumbent John S. Alley

By JULIA WELLS

Nine-term selectman John S. Alley lost his seat to Jeffrey (Skipper) Manter in a surprise trouncing in the West Tisbury annual town election yesterday.

Mr. Manter beat Mr. Alley 593 to 357.

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