Edgartown, MA Real Estate News

By Emma Kennedy
(Martha's Vineyard Buyer Agents)
Bloomberg reports: Fed Cuts Rate to 3.5% in First Emergency Action Since 2001, Citing Economy The Federal Reserve cut the benchmark interest rate by three quarters of a percentage point, its first emergency reduction since 2001, after stock markets tumbled from Hong Kong to London amid increasing signs of a U.S. recession.  To read more click here, here, here, and here.
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Chappaquiddick on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts Chappaquiddick Island is a small island off the eastern end of the larger island of Martha's Vineyard and is part of the town of Edgartown, Massachusetts. The two islands are connected, along their southern coast, by a narrow barrier beach not accessible by paved roads. The southeastern point of this beach is called Wasque Point – a popular fishing point to catch bluefish, striped bass, etc. A privately owned bargelike ferry called the On Time shuttles three cars at a time between Chappaquiddick and downtown Edgartown, on Martha's Vineyard. The ferry can also shuttle walk-on passengers as well as bicyclists. In the summer two ferries run, while the off-season only has need for one. Beaches Chappy Point, re...
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Edgartown on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts Main Street, Edgartown, looks the way Main Street in a small New England town should look: a one-way street barely two lanes wide; a few blocks of inns, shops and restaurants; a church or two, and the movie theater; the old town hall, with a balcony where regulars can watch the Fourth of July parade; the 1858 courthouse, guarded by shady elms; a small park. Main Street ends at the harbor, at the Edgartown Yacht Club that was once the dock for the town's whaling ships. Standing there, you can see the hundreds of yachts, sail and motor boats docked here on a summer's day. Stroll from here down to Memorial Wharf to watch the On-Time ferry carry three cars at a time (a two-minute ride) over to Chappaquiddick Island...
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