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Chilmark selectmen agree to support an all-Island Vineyard Sustainable Energy Committee

Here’s a recap of what happened at the Chilmark selectmen's meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 6:Approved proceeding with the Elder Wellness Transport Project with...

West Tisbury selectmen approve single tax rate for fiscal year 2017

Here’s a recap of the West Tisbury selectmen meeting from Wednesday, Dec. 7. The board:Conducted a tax-rate-classification public hearing Approved a single...

Chilmark voters approve entire special warrant in 17 minutes

In a lightly attended special town meeting at the Chilmark Community Center Monday, Dec. 5, Chilmark voters displayed their generosity and quickly plowed through...

Chilmark selectmen and FinCom review special town meeting warrant

Here’s a quick recap of what happened at the Chilmark joint selectmen-FinCom meeting on Tuesday:New finance committee (FinCom) member and retired Tufts engineering...

Chilmark selectmen approve warrant for special town meeting

Chilmark selectmen finalized eight warrant articles on Tuesday, Nov. 15. With costs totaling $150,622, they will be voted on at a special town meeting...

West Tisbury selectmen hear update on highway barn

On Wednesday, Nov. 16, West Tisbury selectmen heard from highway superintendent Richard Olsen and West Tisbury Police Chief Dan Rossi regarding the construction schedule...

Discussion about Chilmark public safety building site goes back to committee

In a meeting on Friday, Nov. 18, Chilmark selectmen spoke with with resident Helen Benham and interested parties to hear a proposal to build...

West Tisbury selectmen discuss potential bike lanes on State Road

At their Nov. 9 meeting, West Tisbury selectmen began to discuss how to add bike lanes along State Road, a topic raised at the...

West Tisbury selectmen agree to participate in Up-Island School Committee

On Wednesday, Nov. 2, West Tisbury selectmen addressed the ongoing debate over costs associated with running the Chilmark School. The Town of Chilmark’s school...

Chilmark selectmen discuss Vineyard substance abuse crisis

Chilmark selectmen on Tuesday, Nov. 1, were not short on real issues to confront. They addressed the serious substance abuse problem Island-wide, and discussed...

West Tisbury special votes to fund Scotts Grove affordable housing

West Tisbury selectmen held a special town meeting Tuesday evening, Nov. 1, covering five warrant articles in about 40 minutes, including the Scotts Grove...

West Tisbury selectmen ban pit bull following dog hearing

West Tisbury selectmen last Wednesday held a dog hearing in connection with a complaint that a pit bull named Doc Brown owned by Isaac...

West Tisbury will hold a special town meeting Tuesday

West Tisbury will hold a special town meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Topping the five-article warrant is a request for $900,000 to assist the...

Chilmark rebuts West Tisbury School report

The polite disagreement between West Tisbury and Chilmark over the formula used to pay the costs associated with the Chilmark School continued Tuesday night...

Nip & Tuck’s Prudence Fisher is West Tisbury’s new ACO

West Tisbury selectmen met Wednesday afternoon and selected Prudence Fisher of the Nip and Tuck Farm to be the town’s next Animal Control Officer...

West Tisbury selectmen interview animal control officer candidates

West Tisbury selectmen met for two hours Wednesday afternoon and interviewed five potential candidates for the open animal control officer (ACO) position, recently vacated...

Chilmark selectmen hear Eversource grid modernization plan

Chilmark selectmen Tuesday evening heard a 30-minute presentation by Cape Light Compact administrator Maggie Downey, who plowed through a slide presentation in high-speed fashion...

Selectmen welcome ‘Chronicle’ to Chilmark’s ‘main streets and back roads’

In a sparsely attended meeting Tuesday evening, Chilmark selectmen Jim Malkin and Bill Rossi, minus third board member Warren Doty, made quick work of...

West Tisbury selectmen hear possible affordable housing lot idea

West Tisbury selectmen met last Wednesday afternoon. Topping the agenda was a presentation by Michael Colaneri, vice chairman of the West Tisbury affordable housing...

West Tisbury selectmen balk at horse trail request

Updated 9 am, Monday, June 27West Tisbury selectmen met last Wednesday afternoon. Topping the agenda was a request to amend the conservation restrictions placed...