Larsen’s Fish Market, Dutcher Dock Fixture, Gets a Makeover
The fixture on Menemsha Harbor for more than half a century is planning a major makeover this winter. Longtime family owner Betsy Larsen said the need became apparent, as the business has grown.
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Tribe Presses in Court Over Aquinnah Property Access
A move by a Delaware bank to foreclose on a small property in Aquinnah has opened up a new front in the Wampanoag tribe’s continuing efforts to assert its rights as a sovereign nation.
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Edgartown Extends Gas Dock Lease for Another Year
After a summer of plentiful fuel for boaters in the Edgartown Harbor, the town select board voted Tuesday to extend R.M. Packer Co.’s lease to sell gas at North Wharf for one more year.
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MVC Hearing Opens on Edu Comp Redevelopment
Size, scale, architectural aesthetics and vague arrangements with neighbors over shared use of access roads were all issues when a public hearing opened on a plan to redevelop the former Edu Comp building.
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EduComp Building Buyer Seeks Major Expansion
Major redevelopment plans are on the drawing board for the former Edu-Comp building at the head of Main street Vineyard Haven, with a prospective buyer seeking approval to gut and renovate the existing brick building.
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MVC Allows Demolition of Old House in East Chop Highlands
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission cleared the way late last week for the demolition of a historic house overlooking East Chop Drive, unanimously approving the plan to raze 19 Mill Square Road.
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Lambert’s Cove Inn Goes Up for Sale
The Lambert’s Cove Inn went on the market for sale last week with an asking price of $6.9 million. The historic country inn and restaurant in West Tisbury is owned by John and Keya Cain.
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High School Fields Project Kicks Up More Dust
The $7 million phase one plan by the high school to overhaul its athletic fields — including a 100,000-square-foot artificial turf main field — has been a flashpoint for debate and controversy in the Island community.
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Land Bank Buys Last Undeveloped Piece at Red Gate Farm for $10 Million
The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank has purchased 32 acres at Red Gate Farm in Aquinnah from the family of Caroline Kennedy and Edwin Schlossberg for $10 million, adding significantly to a joint purchase last year of 304 ecologically rare acres.
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Grants Aid Climate Change Planning, Food Insecurity
Two major state and federal grants announced this week will help launch phase two of a Martha’s Vineyard climate change planning initiative and stem Island food insecurity during the ongoing pandemic.
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