“Tisbury Voters Strongly Back $46.6 Million New School”

Thursday, April 12, 2018 – 5:20pm

After two nights of emotionally charged debate, Tisbury voters approved a $46.6 million plan to build a new town elementary school by a wide margin at their annual town meeting Wednesday.

The standing vote was 319 to 99, easily gaining a needed two-thirds majority to pass. The school question still needs approval in the ballot box on April 24, when voters will be asked to exclude the debt from the Proposition 2 1/2 state tax cap. A simple majority vote is needed. (read more)