John F. Newsom of Oak Bluffs has joined Dockside Real Estate. According to a press release, Mr. Newsom has been a summer resident of Martha’s Vineyard since 1947. He moved to the Island full-time in 1992, and subsequently served as advertising manager for the Vineyard Gazette for two years, and as sales agent for Lawrence Realty for 24 years. Mr. Newsom has lived in the Campgrounds as a summer or year-round resident for 69 years. He served on the MVCMA board for nine years, the Oak Bluffs Planning Board for four years, and the Oak Bluffs Capital Improvement Program for four years.