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Chilmark Overwhelmingly Passes Bylaw To Limit Home Size
After a passionate and at times emotional debate around preserving the character of Chilmark, voters readily approved a zoning bylaw to regulate...
11:30 am, April 24, 2013
Proposed Bill Could Slash Town Retirement Benefits
A bill that would drastically change post-retirement health insurance benefits for municipal employees is making its way through the state house and...
4:41 pm, April 19, 2013
Big House Bylaw Set for a Vote at Chilmark Annual Town Meeting
How to preserve the rural character of Chilmark while planning for the future: the question is expected to take center stage when voters consider a...
8:10 pm, April 18, 2013
Foreign Visa Workers Fill Unmet Demand for Summer Labor, But Trend May Be Changing
It’s that time of year when seasonal businesses are taking down the shutters and the summer workforce is beginning to arrive. In recent years Eastern...
7:46 pm, April 18, 2013
Shark Release Ballot Question Passes
Oak Bluffs voted in favor of catch-and-release shark tournaments, West Tisbury approved a new police station and Edgartown approved two spending...
7:14 pm, April 18, 2013
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West Tisbury Cab Fleet Will Double
The West Tisbury selectmen agreed to allow Alpha Taxi this week to double the size of its cab fleet, over the objection of the two other taxi...
7:13 pm, April 18, 2013
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Vineyard Reality TV Show Will Film in Menemsha
The crowds that gather in Menemsha to watch the sunset will have the added company of a film crew come May. At their meeting Tuesday, the Chilmark...
2:34 pm, April 18, 2013
Damaged Squibnocket Beach Parking Lot Will Be Repaved
The storm-ravaged Squibnocket Beach parking lot will be repaved this spring while a newly-formed beach committee considers long-term solutions to...
2:56 pm, April 17, 2013
Coast Guard Plans Lantern Changes at Gay Head Light
Its sweeping beam has guided mariners to safety and cast long flickers of shadow and light across the westernmost edge of the Vineyard for many...
2:05 pm, April 14, 2013
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