Richard James Toole, a carpenter from Oak Bluffs, said he is concerned about the future of the Island.

Fred Hancock of Oak Bluffs said the MVC is an important organization for preserving the Island.

Susan Desmarais of Oak Bluffs, a retired health care professional, is a lifelong conservationist and environmentalist.

John Breckenridge of Oak Bluffs said the commission's planning responsibility is key to maintaining the Island.

Christina Brown, a retired assistant to the Edgartown planning board, has a particular interest in affordable housing on the Vineyard.

Robert M. Doyle from Chilmark, a retired banker and substance abuse counselor, believes in the mission of the MVC.


News Briefs

On Sunday, Oct. 30, the MV Hurricanes youth running club relay team ran in the Cape Cod Marathon.

Island Counseling Center will hold its next Ripple Group series for adult family members of addicts beginning Thursday, Nov. 3.

The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce gave out its 2016 business awards at an event held Oct. 19 at the Harbor View Hotel.