MVC Buys House for Executive Director
Landry Harlan

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission bought an Oak Bluffs property last week that will be the new home for its executive director Adam Turner.

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VTA Pilots Transport for Seniors to Medical Appointments on Cape
Landry Harlan

A new service starting this fall will give seniors and people with disabilities an affordable way to get to medical appointments on the Cape.

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Preliminary Plan for Flat Point Farm Wins MVC Approval
Landry Harlan

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission last week unanimously approved a preliminary plan for Flat Point Farm in West Tisbury.

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Revised Flat Point Farm Plan Comes Before MVC
Landry Harlan

A preliminary plan to reconfigure a family subdivision for Flat Point Farm in West Tisbury came before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission during a public hearing at their regular meeting Thursday evening.

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Offshore Oil Drilling Sparks Early Opposition on Island
Landry Harlan

Environmental groups and state legislators are strongly opposing a plan by the Trump administration to open up North Atlantic waters to offshore oil and gas exploration.

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MVC Outlines Nitrogen Reduction Plan for Pond Health
Landry Harlan
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission presented a water quality management policy with an emphasis on the high nitrogen in coastal ponds.
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East Chop Bluff Project Clears MVC
Landry Harlan

A plan to repair and stabilize the East Chop bluff won approval with conditions Thursday night from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.

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Airport Commission Appointments Draw Heat
Steve Myrick

Myron Garfinkle, who has served as chairman of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission for the past three years, will not seek reappointment, setting up a change of leadership in the seven-member board.

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Old Firehouse Demolition Clears MVC Subcommittee
Holly Pretsky

If the full Martha’s Vineyard Commission approves, neighbors in West Tisbury can expect to bid farewell soon to the historic firehouse building on Old Courthouse Road.

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Former Town Hall on Old Courthouse Road Awaits Its Fate
Holly Pretsky
The town of West Tisbury continues to await a decision from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission on whether they will be allowed to demolish an abandoned fire house on Old Courthouse Road to build affordable housing on the site.
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