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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Edgartown Delays Plan to Acquire Yellow House
Sara Brown
One day after Edgartown community preservation committee members voted to allocate funds for the town to acquire the Yellow House on Main street, town leaders said they would hold off on the plan. Selectman Margaret Serpa cited the time constraints of working toward the April town meeting.
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Feeling Blue Over Deterioration of Yellow Houses
Mary Jane Carpenter

I have a fondness for yellow houses. They are not very common in Edgartown right now. Years ago they were more prevalent. If you can imagine it, the Doctor Daniel Fisher house was once painted yellow! Hard to believe its wedding cake splendor was covered in yellow icing.

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Judge Dismisses Dispute Over Shade Tree in Edgartown's Historic Downtown
Sara Brown
A superior court case revolving around an old Linden tree on Main street Edgartown was dismissed Tuesday. But after the dust had settled, both sides in the case agreed to go to work on the issue that reaches beyond a legal dispute over tree roots — the need to restore the decrepit building known as the Yellow House which sits in the center of the village.
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