Southern Woodlands Housing Project Stalls, Left Unfinished
Jim Hickey

It was once a battleground for one of the most heated and divisive fights in the history of Oak Bluffs.

It has been five years since the dust settled over the proposal by Connecticut developer Corey Kupersmith to build a private 18-hole golf course in the Southern Woodlands, the largest tract of undeveloped forest left in town.

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Southern Woodlands Plan Easily Approved
Mike Seccombe

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank envisions a new campground as part of its management plan for its 234-acre Southern Woodlands Preserve. Dan Feeney, the owner of the Vineyard’s only currently operating campground, envisages problems with that.

At Tuesday night’s public hearing to consider the draft management plan, Mr. Feeney emerged as the only person with significant objections to it.

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Southern Woodlands Foreclosure Postponed

A foreclosure auction scheduled for developer Corey Kupersmith’s property in the Southern Woodlands in Oak Bluffs has been postponed. Originally set for Thursday morning, the auction is now scheduled for July 26 at 11 a.m. according to the Web site for JJ Manning Auctioneers.

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Southern Woodlands Next Chapter

The weakened economy has caused plenty of hardship on the Island, but we’re occasionally reminded that even in healthy periods years ago, the good times weren’t always so good.

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Foreclosure Marks End To Long-Running Saga Of Southern Woodlands
Peter Brannen

Corey Kupersmith, the Connecticut-based developer who a decade ago waged a bitter public battle to build a golf course and a development on the largest tract of undeveloped forest in Oak Bluffs, now faces foreclosure on almost all of the property he owns in the Southern Woodlands.

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