Strong Opinions on Strong Drink: Tisbury Votes on Allowing Alcohol

May 31, 2017

Tisbury Votes
Credit Mitch Borden

Earlier this month residents in Tisbury, on Martha's Vineyard, drew battle lines and took sides as they prepared to vote on a ballot initiative that would allow restaurants to serve liquor for the first time since prohibition.

Some residents believe this would change the town for the worse, while others think it could help Tisbury’s economy. 

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