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Chilmark Historical Commission Delays Great House Demolition
The town historical commission will delay the demolition of a well-known house thought to have been a British headquarters during Grey’s Raid in 1778...
2:27 pm, April 11, 2016
Debate Heats Up Over Edgartown Historic District Expansion
Picking up on efforts that began more than 40 years ago, Edgartown voters will decide next week whether to more than double the size of their...
7:21 pm, April 7, 2016
Edgartown Planning Board Allows Beach Street Demolition
After more than a year of wrangling among neighbors, the planning board this week approved the demolition of a home at 2 Beach street which is more...
11:09 am, April 7, 2016
Judge Rules Against Edgartown Historic Commission
The Hon. Cornelius Moriarty 2nd said a 2014 decision by the town historic commission to deny the demolition of an old house was deficient.
6:38 am, April 7, 2016
Post Office Closure Causes Backlash
Sara Brown and Steve Myrick
Frustration marked the Edgartown selectmen’s meeting over the situation at the Triangle, where the main post office has been closed since Friday.
8:19 pm, April 4, 2016
Historic District Case Set to be Heard in Superior Court
The spring sitting of Dukes County superior court opens this week with a mix of cases, including one civil case that pits an Edgartown property owner...
6:43 am, April 4, 2016
On the Front Porch of History: Old Houses Are Growing Center of Attention
Around the Island, where some towns showcase three centuries of architectural history, historic preservation is a topic for discussion and debate.
5:21 pm, March 31, 2016
Aquinnah-Chilmark Town Line Issue Heads to Beacon Hill
Plans to redraw a portion of the town line between Chilmark and Aquinnah are finally headed to the State House in Boston for approval almost two...
8:45 am, March 30, 2016
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A Village Is Only as Grand as its Historic Homes
Mary Jane Carpenter
There goes the neighborhood! I was pleasantly shocked the other day rounding the corner at Starbuck’s Neck and the Harbor View Hotel.
2:47 pm, March 29, 2016
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