An agreeable group of voters filled the West Tisbury School gymnasium for their annual town meeting Tuesday evening, passing all but one of 51 articles on the warrant.
West Tisbury voters will meet their new poet laureate and take up a warrant that is expected to spark discussion over more than one article at the annual town meeting next week.


An otherwise placid annual town meeting turned contentious Tuesday, as West Tisbury voters debated an article asking to transfer a parcel of land to the town’s affordable housing committee.
West Tisbury voters will decide on a $300,000 general override to offset the town’s $20 million budget, when the annual town meeting and special election are held next week.


In a historic year, 115 West Tisbury voters traveled to Oak Bluffs Tuesday for their thrice-delayed annual town meeting, approving a $19.8 million budget and an abbreviated warrant.
Islanders are set to vote in two historic town meetings and one town election in their own version of super Tuesday today, as West Tisbury and Aquinnah look to certify budgets while Tisbury decides a three-way race for a seat on its select board. Polls are open in Tisbury from noon to 8 p.m.