Land Bank Expands Wompesket Preserve
The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank’s purchase of 18 acres in West Tisbury this week effectively doubled the size of its Wompesket Preserve property. The preserve is located in West Tisbury, just past the town line.
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Conservation Sale Protects Mill Brook in West Tisbury
The Martha's Vineyard Land Bank will purchase 26 acres near Priester's Pond, and a new nonprofit led by Thomas Bena will purchase an adjoining 14 acres.
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Land Bank Buys Meetinghouse Way Farm for $9.5 Million
Open space conservation, winterized housing for employees and generous assistance from a community bank are all factors in an out-of-the-ordinary purchase by the land bank.
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Land Bank Buys Peninsula on Edgartown Great Pond for $8 Million
The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank added a key waterfront parcel to its holdings this week with the purchase of a 21-acre peninsula on the Edgartown Great Pond. The seller is John O’Keefe.
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Summer Visitors Flock to Land Bank Properties
The summer of 2021 saw increase in visitors over last year to many Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank properties, as Islanders took to the woods and trails, fueled in part by pandemic limitations on indoor activities.
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Land Bank Expands Holdings Along Tashmoo Peninsula
The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank added another 250 feet of oceanfront property to its holdings along the Tashmoo peninsula in Tisbury, with the purchase of a lot that abuts the Tashmoo Preserve.
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Oak Bluffs Moves Ahead on Land Swap
A long-anticipated plan for affordable housing near the YMCA in Oak Bluffs is taking another step forward, with the top two developers bidding for the project’s initial phase.
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Land Bank Buys Last Undeveloped Piece at Red Gate Farm for $10 Million
The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank has purchased 32 acres at Red Gate Farm in Aquinnah from the family of Caroline Kennedy and Edwin Schlossberg for $10 million, adding significantly to a joint purchase last year of 304 ecologically rare acres.
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Land Bank to Conserve Farmland in West Tisbury
The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank has signed an agreement to buy and conserve seven acres of farmland as part of a larger, proposed 35-acre subdivision in West Tisbury that would include affordable and market-rate housing developments.
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Land Bank Protects Fields at Bliss Pond Farm
Open fields at Bliss Pond Farm in Chilmark will be permanently protected following a conservation purchase by the Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank this week. The land bank announced Wednesday that it had paid $1.46 million for the restriction on the 34-acre field.
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