MVC Approves Controversial Harbor View Hotel Expansion, 9-5
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted 9-5 late Thursday to allow the Harbor View Hotel to expand its Bradley Cottage into a 4,000-square-foot spa. But the approval came with a clear message from the MVC to the hotel, as commissioners tacked on a pile of strict conditions.
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Owners of Historic Home Withdraw Application to Demolish
Homeowners Steve and Ellie Wise will withdraw their application to demolish a house at 189 Katama Road.
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MVC Will Review Proposed Demolition of Old House on Edgartown Harbor
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission will review a proposed demolition of one of the oldest homes on the Edgartown harbor, voting to consider the project a development of regional impact.
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MVC Approves High School Athletic Fields Plan 10-6
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted 10-6 to approve the regional high school athletic field project at a dramatic meeting Thursday night, capping a long-running and often acrimonious debate over synthetic turf fields.
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MVC Approves Inn Annex in Edgartown
A plan to expand and convert a large residence on Edgartown’s Upper Main street into a 19-room inn received unanimous approval from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday night, growing the footprint of the Edgar Inn across the street.
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Warning Signs and Success Stories for Island Ponds and Estuaries
Noah Asimow
A three-year study by the Martha's Vineyard Commission revealed both continued high levels of nitrogen in some ponds, while others showed improvement.
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MVC Approves Final Changes to Its DRI Checklist
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted final approval last week on changes to its development of regional impact checklist that include separate definitions for historic demolitions and alterations.
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Upper Main Street Inn Conversion Sees No Opposition at MVC
A plan to convert a sprawling residential building on Upper Main street Edgartown into a 19-room inn quickly cleared a hearing at the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday night.
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MVC Closes Contentious Hearing on Harbor View Hotel Expansion
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission closed a long-running public hearing on the Harbor View hotel’s controversial renovation plan Thursday night.
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Stone Bank Redevelopment Plan Wins Swift Approval
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission unanimously approved a major redevelopment plan at the site of the former Santander Bank in downtown Vineyard Haven, calling it innovative.
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