Maia Coleman
A divided Chilmark conservation commission voted last week to approve a project to install a new culvert in Mill Brook headwaters off North Road. Proposed by the Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation, the project has kicked up a cloud of controversy.
Chilmark Conservation Commission
Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation

2022

The Chilmark conservation commission cited the owner of 6 Eddy Road this week for erroneously digging a trench through a wetland and removing plantings on the property.

2021

A divided Chilmark conservation commission voted last week to approve a project to install a new culvert in Mill Brook headwaters off North Road. Proposed by the Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation, the project has kicked up a cloud of controversy.
The Chilmark conservation commission continued a public hearing this week on a long-running plan by the Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation to replace two culverts at the Mill Brook headwaters off North Road.

2016

At hearings before the Chilmark conservation commission, critics renewed concerns about two beach restoration plans and how they will accommodate an eroding shoreline.

2014

A small house on the Wequobsque Cliffs will be moved 95 feet back from the edge of the cliff. Given the rate of erosion, one member of the Chilmark conservation commission wondered if it is far enough.