Aquinnah annual town meeting

Aquinnah Voters Solidly Back Legal Spending Over Casino Dispute

Voters zipped through their annual town meeting Tuesday afternoon, approving every article on the warrant. The lone flashpoint was over legal spending.

Two Town Meetings, One Election In Busy Day for Politics on the Vineyard

Islanders are set to vote in two historic town meetings and one town election in their own version of super Tuesday today, as West Tisbury and Aquinnah look to certify budgets while Tisbury decides a three-way race for a seat on its select board. Polls are open in Tisbury from noon to 8 p.m.

Spending for Gay Head Light Tops Aquinnah Warrant

A level-funded budget and money for the continued restoration of the Gay Head Light are on the agenda when Aquinnah convenes its annual town meeting Tuesday.

Aquinnah Voters Back $375,000 Override

Aquinnah voters approved a $375,000 Proposition 2 1/2 override and re-elected selectman Gary Haley to another three-year term at the annual town election Wednesday. The override was approved 72-41, allowing the town to balance its budget in a year when finances are tight.

Aquinnah Backs Large Override, Easing Budget Woes

Aquinnah voters approved a hefty Proposition 2 1/2 override at the ballot box on Wednesday, one night after packing their annual town meeting to argue over everything from the town budget to a ban on single-use plastic bottles.

Aquinnah Voters Face Hefty Override This Year

Facing a slew of weighty financial issues, Aquinnah is set to close out the Island’s annual town meeting season Tuesday.

Summer Camp Cut as Voters Balance Aquinnah Budget

Summer Camp Cut as Voters Balance Aquinnah Budget

By JULIA WELLS
Gazette Senior Writer

Faced with the bleak prospect of shutting down the town when the fiscal year runs out six days from now, voters in Aquinnah balanced their annual budget last night by cutting salaries and expense accounts to the bone and eliminating a popular summer camp for children.