Noah Asimow
The towns of Edgartown and Tisbury were born as part of New York Colony, fraternal twins that on Thursday this week celebrated their sesquarcentennial anniversaries.


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


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

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


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

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