Vineyard Gazette
“To be or not to be” - stock or no stock - railroad or no railroad - was the principal question before the community last Saturday, and the town and its “dependencies” (?) turned out en masse to me
Martha's Vineyard Railroad
Edgartown annual town meeting
Oak Bluffs annual town meeting
Town meetings


Philip J. (Jeffrey) Norton Jr., the longtime Edgartown town moderator who had led town meetings with a deft hand and dry wit for 43 years, died Saturday at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Edgartown voters gathered in the sun-drenched hall of the Old Whaling Church on a picturesque Tuesday evening to take up a hefty annual town meeting warrant.
Money for wastewater planning, pay raises for town employees and a large infusion of cash into a rainy day fund all top the agenda when Edgartown voters gather for their annual town meeting Tuesday night.


Voters easily approved a $3 million project to overhaul Memorial Wharf and agreed to move forward with a controversial project to install electric bus chargers on Church street.
Three hundred and fifty years after the town’s incorporation in 1671, Edgartown voters are set to convene for a historic outdoor town meeting Saturday to match the occasion.
Sean Murphy, the well-known Island attorney and Edgartown town meeting moderator, died Friday night after battling cancer. His death was confirmed Saturday by town administrator James Hagerty.