Since Edgartown attorney Benjamin Hall Jr. filed a personal bankruptcy action last month, the move has caused reverberations in some unexpected places. Mr. Hall’s family has interests in dozens of real estate holdings on the Island.
Elizabeth (Betty) Eddy makes 94 look like 74. This winter, as part of her routine, she would climb up to the roof by way of a pair of rickety stairs with a metal dustpan in hand (a shovel was too unwieldy) to push off the snow.
The Martha's Vineyard Land Bank recently bought 31 acres of rare land at Tom's Neck Farm, the culmination of a complicated deal involving multiple sellers, local donors and a financing model that marks a first for the land bank.