MVC Declares District Encompassing Harbors And Highways
Julia Wells

Calling it an important step for the Vineyard and signaling a new determination to take the lead in regional transportation planning, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted with one voice last night to designate an Islandwide harbors and highways district of critical planning concern (DCPC).

“This DCPC proposal is a culmination of a lot of time and thinking about existing DCPCs and about the impact of the car and what it is doing to the Island roads,” declared MVC executive director Charles W. Clifford.

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Commission Wrestles With Historic House Dilemma
Noah Asimow
As Stop & Shop mulls redevelopment plans for a new Vineyard Haven store, it wants to demolish the Caleb Prouty House.
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Refuse District Expansion Wins MVC Approval
Noah Asimow
The Martha’s Vineyard Refuse District got a green light for a long-sought $2.5 million transfer station reconfiguration and expansion Thursday night.
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MVC Postpones Vote on Meetinghouse Place

Deliberations and a vote on the Meetinghouse Place subdivision have been postponed for a second week.

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MVC Approves Mill House Demolition, But at a Cost
Noah Asimow

Capping a lengthy and at times emotional process, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission begrudgingly approved the historic Mill House demolition 13-1 Thursday night.

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Commission Postpones Vote on Meetinghouse Subdivision
Noah Asimow

A key subcommittee of the MVC voted 7-2 this week to recommend denial of a large subdivision proposed for off Meetinghouse Way, amid debate that followed familiar battle lines.

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Neighbors Object to Refuse District Expansion
Noah Asimow
A long-planned project to expand the Martha’s Vineyard Refuse District central transfer station is under review by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.
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Mill House Teardown Puts Spotlight on Historic Preservation
Noah Asimow

Nearly four months after it was razed, the historic Mill House came before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission for review late last week.

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Opponents Urge MVC to Reject Meeting House Subdivision
Noah Asimow

Even with a significantly redesigned plan, the public turned out in force again to oppose a 28-lot subdivision off Meeting House Way in Edgartown at a packed public hearing Thursday night.

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Revised Meetinghouse Way Development Comes Before MVC
Noah Asimow

A redesigned Meeting House Place subdivision plan is set to go before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission for a public hearing Thursday evening.

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