Plan to Rebuild Ocean View Restaurant Will Include Apartments

Early plans are in the works to rebuild the Ocean View Restaurant in Oak Bluffs, with the addition of apartments for working Islanders.

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After the Fire, Owner Promises ‘Ocean View Reincarnated’

With the Ocean View Restaurant and Tavern now demolished following a fire this winter, plans are in motion to build a replacement.

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Ocean View Owner Vows to Rebuild; Fire Investigation is Ongoing

The proprietor of the Ocean View restaurant said he plans to rebuild as quickly as possible following the massive fire that left the building a total loss last Thursday.

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Fire Destroys Ocean View, Historic Oak Bluffs Bar and Eatery

The Ocean View restaurant was destroyed in a fire Thursday morning that drew a comprehensive response from Island fire departments.

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Ocean View Hotel is Destroyed by Fire in the Night
Vineyard Gazette
The Ocean View Hotel, one of the landmarks of Oak Bluffs, was completely destroyed by fire in the early hours of this morning, as firemen from three towns fought in a brutal 7-degree temperature to contain the blaze.
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President Kennedy Slept in Room L at Ocean View, and This Is How It Happened, Rep. Sylvia Recalls
Joseph Chase Allen
President Kennedy Slept in Room L at Ocean View, and This Is How It Happened, Rep. Sylvia Recalls.
The Visit of young Jack Kennedy to Martha’s Vineyard as a young yachtsman in the summer of 1941 hasn’t been forgotten. The adventures of the future President and his brother began before they reached the scene of the regatta at Edgartown.
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After 36 Years, It's Last Call for the Jacksons at the Ocean View
Alison L. Mead

Saturday was the last night at the Ocean View for the ownership of Ron and Peggy Jackson who have owned the popular bar and restaurant for 36 years. The place was packed, as always, this time with friends, family and former employees.

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Ocean View Restaurant, Popular Spot for Islanders, Will Be Sold
Olivia Hull

The Oak Bluffs selectmen have approved the transfer of an all-alcohol license from Ronald and Margaret Jackson to Michael Santoro, a local restaurateur and a selectman. The Jacksons have owned and operated the Ocean View for more than three decades.

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