The long-planned affordable housing development in the Red Coat Hill section of Vineyard Haven has cleared the Martha’s Vineyard Commission. At a hearing Thursday night, passions ran high on all sides.
Gov. Charlie Baker’s decision to scale back the state budget dealt a blow to environmental and social service programs on the Vineyard, including shellfish propagation, addiction prevention and help for the homeless.
It’s 7 a.m. on a warm summer morning and the smell of bacon wafts out the side door of 7a Foods. Chef and owner Dan Sauer stands in front of the stove in jeans, making breakfast sandwich after breakfast sandwich.