West Tisbury Puts Housing Bank on Hold, Backs Funding for High School Track
Holly Pretsky

With five towns now calling for further review, the plan to create an Islandwide housing bank is officially on hold. West Tisbury voters decided Tuesday night to reconsider an earlier vote to approve the bank.

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West Tisbury Town Meeting Reconvenes Tonight
Holly Pretsky

West Tisbury voters gather for town meetings tonight to decide their part in two key regional issues: the housing bank proposal and funding for a plan to rebuild the high school track. The meetings begin at 7 p.m. in the school gymnasium.

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Housing Bank Campaign Shifts Up-Island

After strong defeats in the three down-Island annual town meetings and a victory in West Tisbury last week, proponents of the controversial housing bank are turning their attention up-Island, where two more town meetings and a vote on the bank’s funding mechanism remain.

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West Tisbury Takes Up Rooms Tax Question
Landry Harlan
A first-time rooms tax and increased protection for the Mill Brook watershed are set to come before West Tisbury voters at their annual town meeting next week.
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West Tisbury Approves Tax Collector/Treasurer Change

Voters in West Tisbury agreed to change the tax collector from an elected to an appointed position in a single-question special town election Thursday.

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West Tisbury Holds Special Election June 14
Holly Pretsky
West Tisbury will hold a special election to decide whether to change the town’s elected tax collector to an appointed treasurer/collector.
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West Tisbury Wraps Up Annual Town Meeting
Jane Seagrave
Affordable housing took center stage in West Tisbury Tuesday night as voters completed their annual town meeting begun two weeks ago.
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West Tisbury to Continue Town Meeting on April 28
Alex Elvin
West Tisbury opened its town meeting with a tribute to Patrick Gregory. Getting down to business, voters approved a $16.9 million budget, with all but one of the 42 articles passing. Short of a quorum on the second night, the meeting was reconvened for next week.
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