New Golf Course Project Pushed by Developers in Edgartown Road Region

A prominent local conservation group and a national title insurance company are among an unusual array of parties who have now agreed to sell their land in the old Vineyard Acres II subdivision to a golf course developer, the Gazette has learned.

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Golf Club Approved

Ending an exhaustive regional and local review that began some 15 months ago, the Edgartown zoning board of appeals voted unanimously this week to approve a plan for a private 18-hole golf club at the site of an old subdivision in the rural perimeters of Edgartown.

“I feel it complies with the vision set forth in the bylaw, and I don’t think it will adversely affect the neighborhood,” said John Magnuson, a member of the appeals board, just before the vote on Wednesday night.

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High School Golf Team Shines at Invitational

The Vineyard's high school golf team tied for second place out of 11 teams in the annual Vineyard Invitational, held Sunday at the Vineyard Golf Club.

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Vineyard Charity Golf Classic

The second annual Vineyard Charity Golf Classic will be held on Monday, Sept. 26 at the Vineyard Golf Club.

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Rotary Club and Community Services Unite for Golf Tournament

The Rotary Club of Martha’s Vineyard and Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) will hold a charity golf tournament in late September to benefit Island charities and MVCS’ human service programs.

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Key Breakthrough in Alzheimer's Research Fostered by Islanders
Olivia Hull

For three decades, Alzheimer’s research has been stymied by a debate about how the disease behaves in the brain. New research coordinated by Dr. Rudolph E. Tanzi and presented on the Vineyard this summer settles the debate.

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Vineyard Golf Club Foundation Supports Nonprofits

Since its inception in 2001, the Vineyard Golf Club Foundation has disbursed over $1,800,000, and recently announced gifts to local recipients.

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Obama Embraces Familiar on Vineyard Vacation
Sara Brown

Despite rain showers, President Obama spent his second full day of vacation much like the first, with an afternoon on the golf course followed by an evening out with friends.

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Golf Club Gives Back

Since its inception in 2002, the Vineyard Golf Club Foundation has distributed more than $1,300,000 in funds to more than 30 local nonprofit organizations. The foundation is now accepting applications for grants and donations from Island nonprofit and charitable organizations.

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State Forecasts on Final Buildout Help Edgartown to Plan Future of the Town
Mandy Locke

Listening to the banter of benchwarmers in front of the Edgartown town hall, it's hard to tell if it's 1972, 1982, 1992 or 2002.

The characters have changed, but the themes stayed the same. The building trade is booming. There's a new home on every corner. The town can't house its young people.

"We've always been talking about growth. We've always thought we're growing too fast," said Larry Mercier, lifelong Edgartown resident and respected town official.

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