Useful Links - Old
Massachusetts Land Records
The best resource for public documents recorded at the local registry of deeds. On this site, one can find any/all recorded documents relating to specific properties - deed, mortgages, etc.
Resource on the web for information from town assessors. Provides basic information on properties in many areas of New England, including Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Vineyard Haven and West Tisbury. Shows town assessed values and basic property elements - house size, lot size, and more.
The Martha's Vineyard Land Bank was established in 1986 to acquire land so as to protect open spaces, roadside vistas and sensitive ecological areas on the island. All Martha's Vineyard property transfers are subject to a 2% Land Bank fee, which must be paid by the Buyer at closing. First time homebuyers are exempt from the first $400,000 of the purchase price as long as the 5 year residency requirement is met.
Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce
For more general information on our Island, check out this site done by the Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce.
Dukes County Website
The official website for Dukes County. All towns on-island are located within Dukes County.
Town of Edgartown
Official website for the Town of Edgartown.
Town of Tisbury
Official website for the Town of Tisbury.
Town of Chilmark
Official website for the Town of Chilmark.
Town of Oak Bluffs
Official website for the Town of Oak Bluffs.
Town of West Tisbury
Official website for the Town of West Tisbury.
The Steamship Authority
For information on ferry transportation to and from Martha's Vineyard, including schedules, news and online booking for vehicle reservations from Woods Hole.
The Vineyard Gazette
Martha's Vineyard Newspaper, first published in 1846. Published Fridays all year-round, with a second edition appearing on Tuesdays from June through September, the Gazette has "never missed an issue in the last century and a half."
The Martha's Vineyard Times
A second weekly newspaper on Martha's Vineyard, founded in 1984.