An old firehouse came down Monday in Chilmark to make way for a new one, on the heels of Saturday’s special town meeting, when voters gave a green light to add $1.3 million to the project for a new fire station complex.
Chilmark voters will meet Saturday to take up the question of whether to approve another $1.2 million to advance the construction of a new firehouse and Tri-Town Ambulance building.


Meeting outdoors Saturday afternoon, 87 Chilmark voters made quick work of their special town meeting warrant, spending nearly $1.5 million on town, school and Island-wide projects.
From the docks of Menemsha to the rutted roadway at Lucy Vincent Beach, a laundry list of projects are on the docket when voters gather for a special town meeting Saturday afternoon.


A new public safety building and firehouse in Chilmark cleared another hurdle at a special town meeting Monday night when voters approved $440,000 for design work.

Funding for design work on a new fire station and EMS building, and improvements in Menemsha harbor are set to come before Chilmark voters at a special town meeting Monday night.