• nantucket June 24, 2022 4:55 pm

    Topless Beach Proposal Divides Nantucket

    The Island of Nantucket is deeply divided over whether to allow everyone — women as well as men — to go topless at its beaches. TODAY visited the island to hear from the seventh-generation Nantucketer who proposed the change in the name of equality and to see how it’s being received. Some are concerned that the proposal would impact the…

  • nantucket May 3, 2022 11:48 pm

    Nantucket Votes in Favor of Topless Beach Proposal

    A seventh-generation Nantucket native’s proposal to allow women to go topless on the Massachusetts resort island’s beaches passed a Town Meeting vote Tuesday. Dorothy Stover proposed a bylaw amendment, called “Gender Equality on Beaches,” in February, which reads in part: “In order to promote equality for all persons, any person shall be allowed to be topless on any public...

  • nantucket May 2, 2022 6:30 pm

    Nantucket to Vote on Topless Beach Proposal

    Nantucket residents will vote on a proposal that would allow everyone to go topless at the town’s popular beaches.

  • nantucket May 2, 2022 5:59 pm

    Nantucket to Vote on Topless Beach Proposal at Town Meeting Monday

    A seventh-generation Nantucket native’s proposal to allow women to go topless on the Massachusetts resort island’s beaches will go to a vote at Town Meeting Monday. Dorothy Stover proposed a bylaw amendment, called “Gender Equality on Beaches,” in February, which reads in part: “In order to promote equality for all persons, any person shall be allowed to be topless...

  • Vermont March 1, 2022 8:55 am

    Vermont Town Meeting Day: 41 Communities to Vote on Retail Cannabis Operations

    About 40 Vermont communities will be voting Tuesday on Town Meeting Day whether to allow retail marijuana operations within their borders, according to the Vermont League of Cities and Towns. The Vermont Legislature legalized the sale of recreational marijuana starting this year but cities and towns have to vote whether to allow sales in their communities. Click here for everything…

  • Vermont February 28, 2022 2:39 pm

    Noncitizens to Vote in Local Elections in 2 Vermont Cities

    Noncitizens will be allowed to vote in local elections in two Vermont cities — Winooski and Montpelier — on Tuesday during the state’s annual Town Meeting day. In Winooski, a city of about 7,300 that is home to immigrants from around the world, 37 noncitizens had registered to vote by early Monday, according to the city clerk. Same-day voter registration…

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