Harview View, Kelley House ready for sale, Theatre reopens, County charter vote Tuesday

Edgartown Light at the harbor entrance
     The view from the front porch of the Harbor View which is ready for sale


gazette1Martha's Vineyard NEWS
, November 3, 2006

mvharborviewHarbor View and Kelley House Hotels Ready for Sale to Nantucket Investor
The Harbor View Hotel, a shingle-style turn-of-the-century hotel that graces the entrance to the Edgartown harbor at Starbuck's Neck, is set for sale to a Nantucket-based investment group, along with the Kelley House, an 18th century tavern that is now a pub and inn complex spanning Water and Dock streets.
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Hospital's New Building Plan Begins Its Test Before MVC
The current Martha's Vineyard Hospital building no longer offers adequate capacity and is in its final stages of usefulness, hospital officials told members of the Martha's Vineyard Commission last night.
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capawockvineyardhavenma_01Capawock Theatre Opens at Long Last
It was a sight unseen for the last two years on Main street, Vineyard Haven: the easy conversation amongst friends standing outside the Capawock theatre after a movie, bathed in the yellow light of the old-fashioned building with green and red trim.
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Voters Go to the Polls Tuesday; County Charter Decision Due
While widespread disapproval with the direction of the country threatens to unseat the Republican-controlled Congress in the nationwide election next week, growing unhappiness with Dukes County government on the Island has created an opportunity for Vineyard voters to bring about change on the regional level.
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Author William C. Styron Dies at 81

styronwmWilliam Styron, the acclaimed novelist and leading literary figure of his generation whose summer home on the Vineyard Haven harbor has long been the hub of the area known colloquially as writer's row, died Wednesday at the Martha's Vineyard Hospital. He was 81.
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Growing Older, College Radical Deepens Values
Dr. Sheldon Hackney can't remember a time when he wasn't on the liberal side of America's culture wars. He still struggles to explain how it came to be that way.
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