Edgartown

Edgartown Town Hall Shuts Its Doors Once Again

The Edgartown town hall — reopened to the public two months ago — has reverted to appointment-only status as coronavirus case numbers continue to climb on the Island.

Edgartown Adopts Policy for Outdoor Dining Downtown

Edgartown restaurants can now officially apply to expand their outdoor dining capacity, after selectmen approved a policy Monday to allow seating areas on downtown sidewalks.

Edgartown Elevates Reade Milne To Building Inspector

After three years as assistant building inspector, Reade Milne was officially appointed on Dec. 13 as the Edgartown building inspector.

Critics Turn Out to Oppose Meetinghouse Way Subdivision

Neighbors, Island environmental leaders and others turned out last week to raise strong objections to a large subdivision planned for Meetinghouse Way.

Edgartown Seeks Town Clerk, Highway Superintendent

With the departure of two longtime town employees this fall, Edgartown is in the market for a new highway superintendent and town clerk.

Katama Airfield Recount Ends in a Tie

A painstaking hand recount supervised by the Edgartown town clerk Monday found the vote for a new Katama Airfield hangar was a tie.

Edgartown Approves Spending, Pays Tribute to Retiring Moderator

Edgartown sped through a lengthy town meeting agenda Tuesday, approving spending and a $36.8 million budget. Voters chose moments for discussion, including tributes to the moderator.

Voters Elect Incumbents, Edgartown Says No to Fluoride

Edgartown voters said no to fluoride in town water and a new airplane hangar and re-elected Arthur Smadbeck as selectman Thursday. Greg Coogan and Jason Balboni were elected to two seats on the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen and West Tisbury passed a $400,00 budget override.

Mopeds and Spending Occupy Annual Town Meetings

Voters took the first steps to ban rental mopeds and paid heartfelt tribute to a retiring moderator at annual town meetings Tuesday night.

Super Tuesday: Four Island Towns Gather for Town Meetings Tonight

A hotly-debated proposal to build a new Tisbury school, a first step toward banning mopeds, and lots of spending is on the agenda tonight as annual town meetings convene in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury and West Tisbury.

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