Josh Goldstein, a Vineyard Haven innkeeper, said he can act as a voice for the next generation of Islanders.

Stop & Shop representatives this week formally presented plans for a substantial expansion of the company’s grocery store in Edgartown.

Clarence A. Barnes 3rd, of Vineyard Haven, said the Vineyard can learn from its history as it moves into a year-round community.

Brian Smith, a realtor from Oak Bluffs, said he wants to protect the Vineyard while promoting sustainable growth.

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.