Alcohol and Wastewater Top Election Ballot Questions
Louisa Hufstader, Aidan Pollard and Brooke Kushwaha
Questions on alcohol in Tisbury and wastewater in Oak Bluffs top a bevy of statewide ballot issues facing Island voters.
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Tisbury Restaurants Move Closer to Alcohol Without Meals
Tisbury voters are getting something extra in their ballots for the midterm election in November: a yes/no question on whether restaurants with liquor licenses may legally serve alcohol without requiring the purchase of a meal.
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Edgartown Extends Seasonal Liquor Licenses Into December
Edgartown selectmen extended the town’s seasonal liquor licenses two weeks into December to encompass the Christmas in Edgartown weekend, despite concerns from year-round package stores.
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Oak Bluffs Seeks Consensus in Revamping Town Alcohol Rules
Louisa Hufstader
Oak Bluffs police officers, business owners and neighborhood residents filled many of the seats at an alcohol licensing workshop Tuesday evening, held by selectmen during their regular meeting.
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Selectmen Approve Liquor License Transfer for Tin Hangar Restaurant

Edgartown selectmen Monday approved the transfer of a seasonal alcohol license from Flatbread Company to Once Again, Inc.

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Edgartown Approves Liquor License Changes

Edgartown selectmen approved alcohol license changes for two downtown businesses at their Monday meeting.

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Chilmark Says No to Beer and Wine, Yes to Plastic Bag Ban
Alex Elvin

Chilmark has become the fourth Island town to adopt a ban on single-use plastic bags, and will remain the last town on the Island not to allow beer and wine to be sold in restaurants.

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Spirited Debate About Alcohol in Chilmark
Alex Elvin

A proposal to allow beer and wine sales at restaurants in Chilmark came under fire at a selectmen’s meeting on Tuesday. Several longtime residents gathered to speak out against the idea.

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Liquor License on Hold for Bookstore's Expanded Cafe
Sara Brown

The Edgartown selectmen have reconsidered granting a liquor license to Edgartown Books after learning they did not have the proper approval from other town boards. Last week, the board approved an all-alcohol license for the cafe behind the bookstore, but on Monday the decision was put on hold.

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New Bowling Alley Granted Full Liquor License
Ivy Ashe
The lanes planned for downtown Oak Bluffs will be allowed to sell alcohol but with earlier closing hours than Circuit avenue bars, the town selectmen decided Tuesday. The bowling alley project is the brainchild of architect Reid (Sam) Dunn.
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