Chilmark Tries New Approach for School HVAC Work

After a bid came in well over budget for a second time on the Chilmark School HVAC project, selectmen said this week the town will try a fresh tack.

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Chilmark to Request More Funds for New Firehouse

Chilmark will call a special town meeting in March to ask voters for additional funds for the multi-million dollar project to build a new firehouse and Tri-town ambulance building.

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Chilmark Proposes New Funding Formula for School Renovation

The Chilmark select board this week proposed a one-time plan to pay for the regional high school renovation project.

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Chilmark Reinforces Ban on Pesticides at Squibnocket

Signs will go up around Squibnocket Pond reminding residents that the use of pesticides is a violation of town zoning bylaws. The select board agreed this week to add the signs at the request of the board of health.

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Work Set to Begin on Menemsha Docks

Preliminary work will get under way soon at the commercial fishing dock, after the Chilmark select board awarded a bid for a site assessment to Childs Engineering Tuesday afternoon.

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Peaked Hill Project Goes to Town Meeting

The Peaked Hill Pastures affordable housing project is headed to town meeting as a concept plan rather than a concrete spending article.

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Chilmark Will Redesign Peaked Hill Plan

The Chilmark select board voted to recommend the long-planned Peaked Hill Pastures affordable housing project Tuesday, but directed the planning board to make changes, reducing density and adding homesite lots.

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Chilmark Names New Town Treasurer

The Chilmark select board voted unanimously Tuesday to select Dawn Barnes as the next town treasurer. Ms. Barnes, who is currently working as the West Tisbury principal assessor, was one of three finalists.

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Chilmark Narrows Candidates for Town Treasurer

The Chilmark select board is considering three finalists for town treasurer to replace longtime treasurer Melanie Becker, who will retire next month.

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Chilmark Airs Concept Plan for Peaked Hill Pastures

A long-envisioned community housing project at Peaked Hill Pastures in Chilmark took a step forward this week when the town select board reviewed a recommendation from the planning board for developing part of the property.

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