Wastewater Planning, Bolstering Rainy Day Fund Top Edgartown 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.
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Homeowners Ordered to Refill Unlawful Trench
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.
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Security Cameras Will Go on Harbor Master Shack for Now
Chilmark voted to install security cameras on the harbor master shack in Menemsha while it forms a committee to figure out the best way to install cameras on the west dock.
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Détente Gets Approval to Continue Outdoor Dining
Outdoor dining will remain in Nevin Square as the Edgartown select board voted Monday to allow Détente to continue its expanded outdoor seating permanently.
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Respecting the Land Keeps Roots of Community Strong
Juli Vanderhoop, Aquinnah select board member and owner of Orange Peel Bakery, moved back to the Island 20 years ago for the community, she told a group of 30 people Friday at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum.
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Controversial Pole in Menemsha Comes Down
A 30-foot pole that went up in Menemsha to house security cameras on the west dock has been taken down while the town re-evaluates the project, selectman Warren Doty said.
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Board Orders Removal of Surveillance Cameras on Chappy
The board voted Monday to order the removal of surveillance cameras that were installed without permission on town property on Chappaquiddick.
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Security Cameras at Menemsha on Hold After Residents Object
Chilmark will press pause on installing security cameras in Menemsha after a group of residents registered their formal objection to a 30-foot pole that went up on the west dock to hold the cameras.
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Summer Bookings Explode for Island Harbors
Summer reservations in Oak Bluffs and Edgartown harbors have exploded to record levels. Online reservations opened Feb. 1 in Oak Bluffs and March 1 in Edgartown.
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Advocating for Black-Owned Businesses, India Rose Blazes Her Own Trail
India Rose spent many recent summers off-Island shuffling her son Kai to and from football camps. Between his equipment and her belongings, her hands were always full.
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