MVC Approves Controversial Harbor View Hotel Expansion, 9-5
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted 9-5 late Thursday to allow the Harbor View Hotel to expand its Bradley Cottage into a 4,000-square-foot spa. But the approval came with a clear message from the MVC to the hotel, as commissioners tacked on a pile of strict conditions.
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Robert Carroll Sells Holdings In Kelley House, Harbor View
Julia Wells
Robert J. Carroll, a prominent Edgartown businessman, has sold all of his interest in the Kelley House and the Harbor View Hotel to Robert Welch and Stephen C. Jones of Iyanough Manage­ment in Hyannis. Stephen C. Jones is an attorney and the son of former state Sen. Allan F. Jones of Hyannis, who is also a partner in the Kelley House and the Harbor View and owns Gull Airline and Will’s Air. Robert Welch is responsible for running seven hotels owned by Allan Jones.
 
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Harbor View Hotel Sues MVC Over Strict Conditions on Spa Expansion
The Harbor View Hotel has sued the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, challenging the conditions attached to the recent approval of an expansion to the hotel’s spa, calling them unduly onerous, irrelevant and even illegal.
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MVC Closes Contentious Hearing on Harbor View Hotel Expansion
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission closed a long-running public hearing on the Harbor View hotel’s controversial renovation plan Thursday night.
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MVC Presses Harbor View Hotel for a Master Plan
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission opted to continue the public hearing a controversial expansion project at the Harbor View Hotel, asking the hotel to provide a description of future plans.
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Neighbor Dispute With Harbor View Escalates
Heightened tensions between the Harbor View Hotel and its North Water street neighbors around use of a private dock boiled over into the Edgartown selectmen’s meeting Monday.
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Tensions Between Harbor View Hotel and Neighbors Spill Out at MVC Hearing
Noah Asimow
Frustrated North Water street residents sounded off on an ongoing expansion plan at the hotel that began two years ago.
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Harbor View Hotel Expansion Plan Sees Pushback from Neighbors
Noah Asimow
A proposal by the historic Harbor View Hotel to continue its long-term, $55 million renovation project and expand its spa is seeing pushback from North Water street neighbors.
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Two Historic Edgartown Hotels Sell For $12.3 Million at Public Auction
Julia Wells

The historic Harbor View and Kelley House hotels in Edgartown were sold at public auction this week to First Winthrop Corp., a Boston real estate company which owns 160 commercial properties on Nantucket. Purchase price was $12,305,000.

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Selectmen Strike Compromise in Hotel Bar Dispute
Noah Asimow
In the spirit of compromise, Edgartown selectmen voted to limit the hours at the Harbor View Hotel’s outdoor pool bar.
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