Aquinnah

Aquinnah Sites Reveal 10,000 Years of Wampanoag History

A 2001 Aquinnah bylaw requiring archaeological reviews of proposed building sites has unearthed scores of significant discoveries.

Aquinnah Speeds Through Special Town Meeting

Aquinnah voters Tuesday night approved $35,000 in school spending during a lightning-fast special town meeting.

Aquinnah Special Town Meeting Takes Up Funding Requests

A special town meeting is set in Aquinnah next week to take up small funding requests that did not make it on the annual warrant last month.

Aquinnah Officially Turns 20, But Gay Head Name Endures

Just over 20 years ago this week, the Island’s smallest town voted to rebrand itself from Gay Head to Aquinnah, the area’s original Native American name.

Aquinnah Wraps Up Political Season With Messy Town Meeting

Confusion over budget line items and missing warrant articles made for a messy annual town meeting in Aquinnah.

Aquinnah Re-Elects Selectman Jim Newman, Approves Override

Aquinnah voters elected Jim Newman to a sixth term as selectman at the annual town election Wednesday. Mr. Newman won a three-way race for the seat with 80 votes.

Aquinnah Town Meeting Wraps Up Vineyard Political Season

The Vineyard’s spring political season draws to an end Tuesday night as Aquinnah gathers for its annual town meeting. The meeting begins at 7 p.m.

Budget Leads Aquinnah Town Meeting

A $5 million budget, a home-rule petition to ban herbicide use and educational and retirement expenses are set to come before Aquinnah voters Tuesday.

Three Candidates Vie for Seat on Aquinnah Board of Selectmen

Three candidates are running for a single seat on the Aquinnah board of selectmen this year, each longtime town residents with differing visions for the future.

Aquinnah Voters Back Change for Board of Assessors

Aquinnah voters Tuesday night took the first step toward changing their town assessors from elected to an appointed board and agreed to spend money on improvements around the Gay Head Light.

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