League of Women Voters Candidate Forums

The League of Women Voters of Martha’s Vineyard is sponsoring a series of voter forums prior to town elections.

Election Season Begins with a Retirement

On April 10, Edgartown moderator Philip J. Norton Jr. will hold the gavel for the last time at the annual town meeting, 43 years after he was first elected.

Aquinnah Narrowly Approves Budget Override, Elects Adam Wilson Assessor

Outgoing town administrator Adam Wilson was elected to a seat on the board of assessors and a $110,000 budget override passed by one vote at the Aquinnah town election Wednesday.

Tisbury Says Yes to Hard Liquor, Re-Elects Selectman

Capping weeks of debate in Vineyard Haven, a controversial question about whether to allow the sale of hard liquor along with beer and wine in restaurants won easy approval at the Tisbury annual town election this week.

Two Candidates on the Ballot for Tisbury Town Clerk

Two candidates are vying for the position of town clerk in Tisbury, with one-term incumbent Hillary Conklin facing a challenge from Joe McCarthy.

Budget Override, Town Hall Turmoil Mark Aquinnah Annual Meeting

Budget overflow and simmering tensions in town hall are expected to thread the agenda next week when Aquinnah voters gather for their annual town meeting and election.

Candidates Differ on Issues in Tisbury Selectman's Race

Two candidates for Tisbury selectman, Melinda Loberg and James Rogers, share passion for a public service and love for the character of the town, but disagree on the details. Polls are open from noon to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9.

Town Divided as Hard Liquor Question Tops Ballot in Tisbury

Tisbury voters will decide next week whether to add spirits to restaurant menus, in a referendum ballot question that has divided the business districts and residential neighborhoods.

Chilmark Turns Out for Quiet Town Election

Incumbent selectman Warren M. Doty was elected again without contest and voters said yes to nonbinding resolutions as Chilmark voters went to the polls Wednesday for the annual town election.

Oak Bluffs, West Tisbury Elect New Selectmen

Voters in Oak Bluffs and West Tisbury elected new selectmen, Edgartown voters said yes to purchasing the Yellow House, and Oak Bluffs approved a new town hall at elections Thursday.