The Edgartown select board discussed a flurry of business licenses at its meeting Monday, including a change in ownership of The Square Rigger restaurant and the opening of a new cafe on North Water street.
The popular downtown Edgartown restaurant Rockfish has been sold to Island restaurateur Mike Santoro, as the Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven business owner expands into his third down-Island town.
The owners of the Lambert’s Cove Inn came before the West Tisbury zoning board of appeals last week to request a continuation of outdoor dining, a practice started during the pandemic.
Tisbury voters are getting something extra in their ballots for the midterm election in November: a yes/no question on whether restaurants with liquor licenses may legally serve alcohol without requiring the purchase of a meal.
Tisbury voters are one step closer to deciding whether or not to lift meal requirements for alcoholic beverage service.


Edgartown’s transformative outdoor dining streetscape from last summer received five-star reviews from restaurateurs in the town, prompting leaders to move forward with a similar proposal for this summer.