Committee Begins Crafting RFP for Yellow House
Steve Myrick

The town committee will seek a developer only for the portion of the Main street lot where the dilapidated house is located.

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Edgartown Takes Ownership of Yellow House
Sara Brown

New benches and bike racks went up on the grounds of the Yellow House in Edgartown’s Thursday morning as new owners — the town of Edgartown —prepared the property for the holiday weekend.

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Legal Taking of Yellow House Inches Forward
Steve Myrick

The town of Edgartown and the Hall family have reached an agreement that is expected to clear the way for the town to take the Yellow House by eminent domain.

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Town Obtains Legal Go-Ahead on Yellow House
Sara Brown

Edgartown has the legal right to move forward with acquiring the Yellow House, a Boston attorney representing the town said this week.

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Ben Hall Jr. Seeks to Block Yellow House Taking
Sara Brown

One day after Edgartown voters cleared the way for the town to acquire the Yellow House, Benjamin Hall Jr. moved to block any eminent domain proceeding.

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Edgartown Makes Case for Acquiring Yellow House at Town Meeting
Sara Brown
With frustration bubbling over among all parties, Edgartown officials made their case Wednesday for a proposal to acquire the dilapidated Yellow House in the heart of downtown.
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Selectmen Invite Public Discussion on Yellow House Purchase
Sara Brown

With the fate of the Yellow House due to be decided by Edgartown voters at the annual town meeting, selectmen hope to spur public dialogue.

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Edgartown Selectmen Sign Off on Yellow House Purchase
Steve Myrick

A plan for Edgartown to purchase a run-down house on Main street will head to the town meeting warrant after selectmen signed off on the proposal this week over objections from the property owner.

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Edgartown CPC Backs Yellow House Purchase
Sara Brown

Edgartown took another step toward possible ownership of the Yellow House, with the community preservation committee voting to recommend spending $1.5 million to buy the building.

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Edgartown Pursues Plan to Rescue Yellow House on Main Street
Sara Brown

Edgartown voters may be asked to decide this spring to spend $3 million to buy the so-called Yellow House, a run-down property on Main street owned by the Hall family.

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