Pie Chicks Bakery Shifts From Home Business to Retail
Louisa Hufstader
The popular bakery owned by Chrissy Kinsman will open a retail shop in Vineyard Haven later this summer.
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Tisbury School Has Good Bones, Architects Say
Louisa Hufstader
The 90-year-old Tisbury School building has a skeleton of steel, town officials learned this week.
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Lottery Gives Three Residents Chance at Low-Cost Housing
Rachel Nava Rohr

Three Island residents walked away from the Tisbury selectmen’s meeting this past week with the opportunity to buy a home close to downtown Vineyard Haven for a dramatically reduced price.

It’s been two years since Island Housing Trust began the affordable housing project at 150 State Road. The Dukes County Housing Authority organized the lottery, held this past Tuesday night.

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Payroll Savings, Budget Cuts Steady Tisbury Finances
Louisa Hufstader
Tisbury is in good financial health for the upcoming 2021 budget year, town administrator John (Jay) Grande and finance director Jon Snyder told selectmen Tuesday.
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Tisbury Names New Fire Chief
Louisa Hufstader
Tisbury selectmen appointed a new fire chief Tuesday with none of the formality that is customary when the town names a top public safety official. Greg Leland takes the job July 1.
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Tisbury Selectmen Ponder Fate of Downtown Tennis Courts
Will Sennott
The fate of the public tennis courts off Church street in downtown Vineyard Haven remains undecided, after selectmen agreed Tuesday to ask the town historic commission and open space committee for ideas about what to do with them.
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Tisbury Allows More Aquaculture
Louisa Hufstader
Tisbury selectmen granted a second aquaculture license for town waters Tuesday, conditionally approving a license for Jeffrey Canha to raise oysters in Lagoon Pond.
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Tisbury Settles on Place for Annual Town Meeting
Louisa Hufstader

Barring the unforeseen, the Tisbury annual and special town meetings will take place Saturday, June 13 at 1:30 p.m., on the Tisbury school playground to provide for social distancing among voters.

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Tisbury Names New Fire Chief, Disagrees on Food Trucks
Louisa Hufstader

Tisbury assistant fire chief Greg Leland has been tapped to replace chief John Schilling when Mr. Schilling retires at the end of June. Selectmen voted this week to offer Mr. Leland the position.

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Tisbury Postpones Due Dates for Property Tax Bills to June 1
Louisa Hufstader

Tisbury property owners will have an extra month to pay their real estate and personal property taxes, following a vote by town selectmen Tuesday that moves the due date from May 1 to June 1.

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