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...And the law won

As to be expected, there's quite a bit of legalese in this article on last month's Philbin Beach federal district court ruling. Short version - it turns out that being a taxpayer isn't enough to guarantee a beach sticker on the Vineyard. "Ron Rappaport, Aquinnah town lawyer, argued there is a difference between a resident, someone with a residence, and a taxpayer with a piece if property." [Martha's Vineyard Times]