Recent Real Estate Transactions: Week Ending April 16


Douglas O. Dowling purchased property on State Road in Aquinnah from Gregory Dean Maes and Gary Ronald Maes for $1,000 on April 15.

Andrew Lilienthal and James Feiner purchased 7 East Pasture Way in Aquinnah from Gardner Brown Jr. and Victoria F. Brown for $600,000 on April 16.

Barbara J. Couch and Richard W. Couch, Jr., purchased 5 Cedar Lane, 9 Cedar Lane and 11 Cedar Lane in Chilmark from Richard H. Solomon Trust and Solomon Nominee Trust for $3,000,000 on April 16.


West Tisbury to Choose Fire Chief April 28

After interviewing three finalists, the town board of selectmen will deliberate and make the final choice next Wednesday.

Major Vaccine Shipment Announced for the Vineyard

Martha’s Vineyard is set to receive a shipment of more than 4,000 Covid-19 vaccine doses from the federal government in the upcoming week through a new partnership with Island Health Care.

Chilmark Selectmen Delay Decision on Book Festival

Plans for the Martha’s Vineyard Book Festival were put on temporary hold Tuesday, after Chilmark selectmen delayed approval of the biannual summer event until later this spring.

State Senator Files Bill to Dilute Island Control of SSA

A Cape Cod state senator has filed legislation seeking to alter the weighted vote structure on the five-member Steamship Authority board that gives the two Islands control over the boat line.

Island Cup Is Canceled After Covid Exposure

The Island Cup football game between Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket has been canceled due to exposure to Covid-19.

Island Queen Launches New Online Booking Engine, Mobile App

The Island Queen ferry has updated the ways passengers can book tickets in advance.

Up-Island Cronig's Sets Re-Opening Date

More than a year after the pandemic closed the doors at the supermarket, Up-Island Cronig's reopens Monday.

Film Festival Announces Change in Leadership

Longtime Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival staffer Brian Ditchfield will take over as the organization’s artistic and executive director, leaders announced Monday.