860 GENERAL Legal Notices

Public Hearing Martha’s Vineyard Commission

The public is invited to a public hearing concerning a proposed settlement to resolve pending litigation: Kim, et al. v. Martha’s Vineyard Commission (C.A. 2274 CV 00042), an appeal of the Commission’s denial without prejudice of DRI #718 7 Arlington Avenue, which proposed the demolition of a house built in 1875 and listed in MACRIS and construction of a replacement single-family residence on the property. (DRI #718-S). Applicant: Eunu Chun and Lisa Kim; Chuck Sullivan (Architect) Location: 7 Arlington Ave, Oak Bluffs. Map 3, Lot 15 (0.59 acres). Proposal: Settlement of litigation regarding DRI denial of proposed demolition of a house built in 1875 and listed in MACRIS. Date & Time: Thursday, December 14, 2023 at 6:35PM Place: Hybrid Meeting MVC Office - 1st Floor, 33 New York Ave, Oak Bluffs, MA and Zoom Meeting ID: 836 2453 2058; Password: 198815 The application and plans are available on the MVC website. Written testimony may be submitted prior to or during the hearing. Check for updates on the online calendar. dec1,8,2-t



On Monday, December 11 at 7:00PM, the MV Skate Park Association will hold its annual public meeting and hearing on the first floor of the Oak Bluffs Inn located at 64 Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs, MA under the general by-laws of the Association as approved the IRS under code 501(c)(3). To be discussed includes annual membership, finances, and general information regarding the MV Skate Park Association. Questions regarding this meeting can be directed to Erik Albert (508)221-8695.


Commonwealth of Massachusetts Dukes County,ss Probate Court Docket No. DU23E0003PP

TO Paul R. Howes of New Canaan, CT; Theodora H. Edwards of Tucson, AZ; Deborah S. Douthitt, Trustee of the Richard L. Doane and Mary L. Doane Family Trust of Oro Valley, AZ; Deborah S. Douthitt of Oro Valley, AZ; Steven C. Doane of Sylva, NC; David C. Doane of Mesa AZ; Myrna H. Wills of Rohnert Park CA; Thomas Hart, Jr. of Mars, PA; Daniel Hart of Scottsdale AZ; Robert W. Schilpp of Manassas, VA; Louis J. Bourgault, Jr. of Hampstead, NC; Sarah Howes of Aquinnah, MA; Suzanne Howes of West Tisbury, MA; Rosemary V. Howes of Medford, OR; Eric Costa of Middleboro, MA; David Costa of New Bern, NC; Leslie Gutenkunst of Roebling, NJ; Michael G. Howes of Middleboro, MA; Lisa E. Keaney of Middleboro, MA; Michelle L. White of Clermont, FL; Kimberly White of Middleboro, MA; Philip L. Wentworth of Middleboro, MA; Tracey S. White of Mattapoisett MA; Jessica Laine of Holiday, FL; Nicholas Howes of Clovis, CA; Penelope Klabunde of Medford, OR; Matthew Howes of Philadelphia, PA; Jennifer Howes Shallow of Berkley, MA; Nicholas A. Howes of Berkley, MA

and to all other persons interested. A petition has been presented to said Court by Stephen Burke of Ashfield, MA representing that he holds as tenant in common an undivided part or share of certain land lying in Oak Bluffs in said County of Dukes County

and briefly described as follows:

All right, title and interest in and to a certain parcel of land, with the buildings and improvements thereon, situated in Edgartown, County of Dukes County, Commonwealth of Massachusetts being more particularly bounded and described as follows:

That certain parcel or lot of land situated in that portion of what is now the Town of Oak Bluffs (but was formerly part of the Town of Edgartown) called “Grovedale” which is shown as Lot numbered One Hundred Twelve (112) on a Plan of Grovedale drawn by Charles Talbot and originally recorded in the Dukes County Registry of Deeds at Book 48, Page 567, which Plan is now also filed as Oak Bluffs Case File No. 104 (the “Land”).

setting forth that he desires that all of said land may be ordered to be sold at private sale for not less than Four hundred twenty-five thousand and no/100 dollars ($425,000.00)

and praying that partition may be made of all the land aforesaid according to law, and to that end a commissioner be appointed to make such partition and be ordered to make sale and conveyance of all, or any part of said land which the Court finds cannot be advantageously divided either at private sale or public auction, and be ordered to distribute the net proceeds thereof.

If you desire to object thereto, you or your attorney should file a written appearance in said Court at Edgartown, before ten o'clock in the forenoon on the twenty-sixth day of Decembe, 2023, the return day of this citation. Witness, Susan L. Jacobs, Esq., Judge of said Court, this second day of November, 2023. Daphne DeVries Register of Probate Court Dukes Probate and Family Court PO Box 237 81 Main Street Edgartown, MA 02539 (508)627-4703 nov17,24,dec1,3-t

Commonwealth of

Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court Docket No. DU23P0130PM In the Matter of:

Janet M. Catino

Of: Oak Bluffs, MA Respondent



G. L. c. 190B, § 5-304 & § 5-405

To the named Respondent and all other interested persons, a petition has been filed by

David L. Catino of Orlando, FL

in the above captioned matter alleging that Janet M. Catino is in need of a Conservator or other protective order and requesting that

David L. Catino of Orlando, FL

(or some other suitable person) be appointed as Conservator to serve Without Surety on the bond.

The petition asks the court to determine that the Respondent is disabled, that a protective order or appointment of a Conservator is necessary, and that the proposed conservator is appropriate. The petition is on file with this court. You have the right to object to this proceeding. If you wish to do so, you or your attorney must file a written appearance at this court on or before 10:00 A.M. on the return date of 12/12/2023. This day is NOT a hearing date, but a deadline date by which you have to file the written appearance if you object to the petition. If you fail to file the written appearance by the return date, action may be taken in this matter without further notice to you. In addition to filing the written appearance, you or your attorney must file a written affidavit stating the specific facts and grounds of your objection within 30 days after the return date.


The outcome of this proceeding may limit or completely take away the above-named person’s right to make decisions about personal affairs or financial affairs or both. The above-named person has the right to ask for a lawyer. Anyone may make this request on behalf of the above-named person. If the above-named person cannot afford a lawyer, one may be appointed at State expense. WITNESS, Hon. Susan L. Jacobs, First Justice of this Court. Date: November 13, 2023 Daphne DeVries Register of Probate Dukes Probate and Family Court PO Box 237 81 Main Street Edgartown, MA 02539 (508)627-4703 dec1,1-t


The Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) will hold a public hearing under the requirements of Massachusetts G.L. Ch.71 Section 38N to review the MVRHS proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2025 and to receive comments from the public regarding this proposed budget. The public hearing will take place in the MVRHS Library on Monday, December 11, 2023 at 6:30PM and also via zoom. Copies of the proposed budget will be available please contact Suzanne Cioffi at suzanne.cioffi@mvyps.org. Participation available remotely by Zoom. To preserve bandwidth, we suggest that participants join via the Zoom audio instructions set forth below, and reserve video links for School Committee members and administration. Please download the Zoom App if you don’t have it on your smartphone or laptop: Join Zoom Meeting https://mvyps.zoom.us/j/82214030201?pwd=NGM3MCtkN1pLLzg3UzFJaDRuVm45UT09 Meeting ID: 822 1403 0201 Passcode: 834874



By virtue and in execution of the Power of Sale contained in a certain mortgage given by Robert Hughes, Trustee of the Hughes Family Realty Trust, Susan R. Hughes, Trustee of the Hughes Family Realty Trust to Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., dated December 28, 2004 and recorded in the Dukes County Registry of Deeds in Book 1029, Page 296, of which mortgage the undersigned is the present holder, for breach of the conditions of said mortgage and for the purpose of foreclosing, the same will be sold at Public Auction at 1:00PM on December 26, 2023, on the mortgaged premises located at 10 Great Plains Way, Edgartown, Dukes County, Massachusetts, all and singular the premises described in said mortgage, TO WIT: The following described real property is in the County of DUKES, State of MASSACHUSETTS: A CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND, WITH THE BUILDINGS THEREON, SITUATED IN EDGARTOWN, COUNTY OF DUKES COUNTY, COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, BOUNDED AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: WESTERLY BY THE EASTERLY SIDE LINE OF A 30 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY 185 FEET; NORTHERLY BY LAND OF B. HARRISON COHAN AND HILDEGARDE H. COHAN 87.64 FEET; NORTHERLY BY THE SOUTHERLY SIDE OF A RIGHT OF WAY 30 FEET WIDE, 130.45 FEET AND BY THE SOUTHERLY SIDE OF SAID RIGHT OF WAY 84.23 FEET; EASTERLY BY A CURVE TO THE RIGHT BY THE SOUTHERLY SIDE OF SAID WAY OF 70.50 FEET, SAID CURVE HAVING A CHORD OF 66.49 FEET, AND CONTINUING SOUTHERLY BY THE WESTERLY SIDE OF SAID 30 FOOT WAY, A DISTANCE OF THIRTY FEET; AND SOUTHERLY BY LAND OF B. HARRISON COHAN AND HILDEGARDE N. COHAN 316.55 FEET. ALL AS SHOWN ON A "PLAN OF LAND IN EDGARTOWN, MASSACHUSETTS SURVEYED FOR CAROL D. BERENDT AUGUST 28, 1960 SCALE: 1 INCH= 50 FEET DEAN R. SWIFT REG'D LAND SURVEYOR," RECORDED WITH DUKES COUNTY DEEDS IN BOOK 241, PAGE 547. Subject to a first mortgage dated February 27, 2003 and recorded in the Dukes County Registry of Deeds at Book 929, Page 711 in the original principal amount of $750,000.00. For mortgagor's(s') title see deed recorded with Dukes County Registry of Deeds in Book 535, Page 406. These premises will be sold and conveyed subject to and with the benefit of all rights, rights of way, restrictions, easements, covenants, liens or claims in the nature of liens, improvements, public assessments, any and all unpaid taxes, tax titles, tax liens, water and sewer liens and any other municipal assessments or liens or existing encumbrances of record which are in force and are applicable, having priority over said mortgage, whether or not reference to such restrictions, easements, improvements, liens or encumbrances is made in the deed. TERMS OF SALE: A deposit of Five Thousand ($5,000.00) Dollars by certified or bank check will be required to be paid by the purchaser at the time and place of sale. The balance is to be paid by certified or bank check at Harmon Law Offices, P.C., 150 California St., Newton, Massachusetts 02458, or by mail to P.O. Box 610389, Newton Highlands, Massachusetts 02461-0389, within thirty (30) days from the date of sale. Deed will be provided to purchaser for recording upon receipt in full of the purchase price. The description of the premises contained in said mortgage shall control in the event of an error in this publication. Other terms, if any, to be announced at the sale. WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Present holder of said mortgage By its Attorneys, HARMON LAW OFFICES, P.C. 150 California St. Newton, MA 02458 (617)558-0500 24514 dec1,8,15,3-t

Commonwealth of Massachusetts The Trial Court Probate and Family Court Dukes Division Docket No. DU23P0137EA Estate of: Thomas C. Rancich Date of Death: 1/30/2023 INFORMAL PROBATE PUBLICATION NOTICE

To all persons interested in the above captioned estate, by Petition of

Petitioner Sandra Rancich of Red Hook, NY a Will has been admitted to informal probate.

Sandra Rancich of Red Hook, NY

has been informally appointed as the Personal Representative of the estate to serve without surety on the bond. The estate is being administered under informal procedure by the Personal Representative under the Massachusetts Uniform Probate Code without supervision by the Court. Inventory and accounts are not required to be filed with the Court, but interested parties are entitled to notice regarding the administration from the Personal Representative and can petition the Court in any matter relating to the estate, including distribution of assets and expenses of administration. Interested parties are entitled to petition the Court to institute formal proceedings and to obtain orders terminating or restricting the powers of Personal Representatives appointed under informal procedure. A copy of the Petition and Will, if any, can be obtained from the Petitioner. Dukes County Probate and Family Court PO Box 237 81 Main Street Edgartown, MA 02539 (508)627-4703 dec1,1-t