Vineyard Gazette
“To be or not to be” - stock or no stock - railroad or no railroad - was the principal question before the community last Saturday, and the town and its “dependencies” (?) turned out en masse to me
Martha's Vineyard Railroad
Edgartown annual town meeting
Oak Bluffs annual town meeting
Town meetings


Oak Bluffs voters powered through a hefty annual town meeting Saturday, becoming the fifth Island town to approve a ban on plastic bottles, and spending millions on capital improvements.
After more than one round of discussion, the Oak Bluffs selectmen have finally settled on May 15 as the date for the annual town meeting this year.
Three people will vie for two seats on the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen this spring, including two new faces, after longtime selectman Greg Coogan decided to not run again.


A plan to renovate the ailing Oak Bluffs town hall will get a third chance after voters voiced strong approval for the plan at their annual town meeting Tuesday night.
Voters will decide next week whether to take a fresh tack on the long-stalled town hall renovation project.

Martha’s Vineyard towns recently won two of the top three awards in the Massachusetts Municipal Association’s annual town report contest.