A project to develop seven acres of land near downtown Edgartown will bypass a regional planning review, following a vote at the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday night. The regional planning board voted 7-4 with one abstention against holding a public hearing for the subdivision on Mullen Way.
The poet and novelist whose grace, elegance and remarkable longevity spanned more than a century of life, died at her home overlooking Stonewall Pond on Friday afternoon, surrounded by her family. She published her 11th book three years ago at age 104.
A search committee has recommended four finalists for the post of executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission. The commission plans to interview the finalists and vote on a new director in two weeks.
The state agency that oversees airports is casting doubt on the official makeup of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission, following a vote by the Dukes County Commission early this month to replace incumbents with new members.
Edgartown can prohibit resident Barbara Boch from landing a helicopter on her lawn, according to a court ruling in a long-running dispute between the widow of car dealership owner Ernie Boch and the town.