Dorothy West
On Aug. 26, 1869, the Oak Bluffs Land and Wharf Company, an energetic corporation which had bought up acres of the lovely woods and meadows and shore front stretches of what is now Oak Bluffs, sold one of those lots, 69 Pequot avenue, to Lydia B. Smith of New Bedford.
The Cottagers
Dorothy West
Oak Bluffs town hall
Historic buildings
Noah Asimow
Homeowners Steve and Ellie Wise will withdraw their application to demolish a house at 189 Katama Road.
Martha's Vineyard Commission
Historic buildings

2018

The Reston family recently ended almost 50 years of ownership of the iconic house at the corner of Davis Lane and School street in Edgartown.

2017

As readers may have noticed, I am often attracted to unusual houses. The house at 32 Planting Field Way in Edgartown is certainly unusual for the Vineyard.

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.

2016

I have seen many people, both residents and tourists, checking out the excavation at 37 Cooke Street.

Picking up on efforts that began more than 40 years ago, Edgartown voters will decide next week whether to more than double the size of their historic district, which includes about 250 homes in the heart of the village.

Around the Island, where some towns showcase three centuries of architectural history, historic preservation is a topic for discussion and debate.

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