Annual Town Meetings Under Way; Four Towns See Large Turnouts

A plastic bottle ban was swiftly approved in West Tisbury, and an emotional tribute marked the start of the annual town meeting in Tisbury Tuesday night.

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Super Tuesday: Four Annual Town Meetings Tonight

Millions of dollars in spending initiatives and the fiercely-debated housing bank proposal will be on the agenda when voters in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury and West Tisbury take up the annual business of their towns tonight.

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Tisbury Starts Over on Elementary School Project
Holly Pretsky
For the third year in a row, Tisbury voters will consider the future of their school at the annual town meeting. This year, the school committee and selectmen will ask the town to borrow $400,000 for plans and design work.
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Aquinnah Speeds Through Special Town Meeting
Landry Harlan

Aquinnah voters Tuesday night approved $35,000 in school spending during a lightning-fast special town meeting.

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Aquinnah Special Town Meeting Takes Up Funding Requests
Landry Harlan

A special town meeting is set in Aquinnah next week to take up small funding requests that did not make it on the annual warrant last month.

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Aquinnah Wraps Up Political Season With Messy Town Meeting
Landry Harlan

Confusion over budget line items and missing warrant articles made for a messy annual town meeting in Aquinnah.

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Aquinnah Town Meeting Wraps Up Vineyard Political Season

The Vineyard’s spring political season draws to an end Tuesday night as Aquinnah gathers for its annual town meeting. The meeting begins at 7 p.m.

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Budget Leads Aquinnah Town Meeting
Landry Harlan

A $5 million budget, a home-rule petition to ban herbicide use and educational and retirement expenses are set to come before Aquinnah voters Tuesday.

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Chilmark Joins Island Towns In Year of Overrides
Landry Harlan
A $9 million town budget and money for school renovations are set to come before Chilmark voters at their annual town meeting Monday. The meeting begins at 7:30 p.m. in the community center.
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Oak Bluffs Voters Take First Step to Ban Rental Mopeds
Landry Harlan
Oak Bluffs voters took a first step toward banning moped rentals, signed off on a laundry list of capital improvement projects, and approved a $30.3 million budget, the largest in the history of the town.
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