This rural coastal part of town includes Edgartown Great Pond, Oyster Pond, Wintucket, and a portion of the state forest. Three-acre minimum zoning and conservation land have kept this area more sparsely populated than other parts of the town, and there are vast tracts covered with blueberry and huckleberry bushes. Turkeyland Cove, a public landing at Edgartown Great Pond, is a favorite spot among kayakers and shell fishermen.


South Shore in the News

Lawmakers Weigh Property Rights on Ponds

Landowners May Fund Dredge for Use in Edgartown Great Pond

MVC Approves Morning Glory Expansion

Morning Glory's Leap of Faith Takes Off With Community Fun

Dredge Report: Nessie Makes a Splash

All Outdoors: Great Ponds, Great Places

Gazette Chronicle: Summer Curtain Call

Edgartown Great Pond Receives State Assistance


Land Bank Buys Peninsula on Edgartown Great Pond for $8 Million
The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank added a key waterfront parcel to its holdings this week with the purchase of a 21-acre peninsula on the Edgartown Great Pond. The seller is John O’Keefe.
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Two Major Affordable Housing Projects Take a Leap Forward
Two major projects on the Island cleared key hurdles when select boards in Edgartown and Oak Bluffs awarded separate bids to the nonprofit Island Housing Trust (IHT) and its Boston partner.
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State Police Dispose of World War II Era Ordnance
A state police bomb squad recovered and disposed of ordnance that washed up in Edgartown over the weekend.
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Town & Country: Idyllic Country Estate In Edgartown
Point B Realty
Privately sited within 1-1/2 miles of Edgartown Village, amid a bucolic setting of 11+ acres with open fields and woodlands, this exquisite country estate, called "Waterfield" combines all the best of town and country living.
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MVC Delays Vote Again on Meetinghouse Subdivision Plan
A Martha’s Vineyard Commission vote on the Meeting House Place subdivision in Edgartown will be put on hold after developers indicated they will file a revised plan, the commission said this week.
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Exquisite Beauty And Rare Privacy: Edgartown Great Pond Waterfront
Point B Realty
Sited directly on Slough Cove, with exquisite views across the Edgartown Great Pond toward the barrier beach and Atlantic Ocean beyond, the classic, fully renovated cape-style home sits with one of the most superlative and pristine settings on the island.
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Edgartown Great Pond Waterfront With Private South Shore Beach
Point B Realty
Located at the end of a private winding drive and set on over three bucolic acres, this spectacular waterfront property is comprised of a Main House and Guest House with SEVEN total bedrooms, making it an ideal retreat for treasured time with family and/or friends.
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Home Where President Clinton Stayed Is Sold for $11.25 Million

The Edgartown summer home that belonged to former Secretary of Defense Robert S. McNamara changed hands last week.

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Boys and Girls Club Set to Buy Land in Edgartown
Holly Pretsky

The historic club, which serves more than 1,800 Island children each year, has signed an agreement to buy 21 acres of land for an eventual new campus in Edgartown, club leaders confirmed.

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Hearing Continues on Meetinghouse Way

Developers who want to turn 54 acres off Meetinghouse Way into 34 house lots presented a slightly altered plan Thursday.

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