Edgartown Town Column
Vineyard Gazette
A good season.
 
All good fortune attend the departing guests.
 
Come again, and Edgartown with enhanced charms will give you cordial welcome.
 
The tax bills for 1899 are now out, and everyone is correspondingly happy.
 
Hotel Harbor View is reported as having had the best year in the history of the house. Landlord and Mrs. Douglas are to be congratulated on modelly managing a model house.
 
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Harbor View Winner in the Race!
Vineyard Gazette
At 6 pm. Wednesday evening, 11th inst., the polls were closed in the great voting contest for the naming of Edgartown’s new Summer hotel. Since Dec. 18th the votes had been coming in, the standing of the vote being announced in subsequent issues of the Gazette.
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A Name for the Hotel
Vineyard Gazette

By courtesy of the Directors we are permitted to invite the public to sent to the Gazette office their written choice of a suitable name for the new hotel. Let all who are interested and have a name in mind which they thing the correct thing, send it to us. This invitation holds good until Saturday nigh, Dec. 6th. After that date the different names suggested will be published, and the public will then be given an opportunity to decide (by Gazette coupon vote) which of the proposed name shall be accepted.

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Points on the New Hotel
Vineyard Gazette
We take pleasure in printing below a few particulars regarding the new hotel to be erected on Starbuck’s Bluff, Edgartown, the specifications calling for the building’s completion by May 15, 1891. Mr. Cummings, the well-known Troy (N.Y.) architect, drew the plans, and these and the specifications call for a structure which will be attractive, of first-class appointments, and built in the most thorough manner.
 
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Hotel Names New Top Chef

The Harbor View Hotel has promoted Richard Doucette to executive chef, hotel general manager Andrew Bartlett announced this week.

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Harbor View Notes
Vineyard Gazette

Photographer R. G. Shute took some fine views of the hotel Monday afternoon. The finished pictures are now on sale at his store, samples to be seen in the window. It is useless to say that Mr. Shute is an adept at the photographer's art, - as well as a thousand and one other accomplishments, - and in this case has been fortunate in securing extra fine results and has made a picture which every Edgartonian far and near will desire to be in possession of. Price 50c. Each.

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Bob Carroll and Geno Courtney Muse on Being Edgartown Good Old Boys
Julia Rappaport

It is Sunday morning and Bob Carroll and Eugene (Geno) Courtney are sitting in Mr. Carroll’s penthouse apartment at the top of the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown.

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Hug a Big Teddy Bear

They are big, they are furry and they want your love — and some money, too.

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Andrew Bartlett New General Manager at Harbor View
Harbor View Hotel has named Andrew Bartlett as its new general manager. He will oversee all operations of the 124-year-old hotel.
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Harbor View Parent Company Adds New Properties

Scout Hotels, the company that manages the Harbor View Hotel and Kelley House in Edgartown, is expanding with two new properties on the Cape and Nantucket.

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