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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MVC Presses Harbor View Hotel for a Master Plan
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission opted to continue the public hearing a controversial expansion project at the Harbor View Hotel, asking the hotel to provide a description of future plans.
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New Maps Track Receding Wetlands on Island
By the year 2070, salt marshes on Martha’s Vineyard are expected to decrease by nearly 200 acres as sea levels rise, forcing shorelines and floodplains inland.
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MVC Closes Marathon Hearing on High School Fields Project
After months of testimony, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission closed its marathon public hearing Thursday on the regional high school’s proposed athletic field renovation.
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Foundation, MVC Team Up for Eelgrass Mapping Project
The Edgartown Great Pond Foundation has worked with the Martha’s Vineyard Commission to produce a first-of-its-kind map of eelgrass in Slough Cove.
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Commission Effort to Update DRI Checklist Hits Snags

A lengthy effort to update the Martha’s Vineyard Commission’s development of regional impact checklist has stalled again over vague language regarding demolitions and restaurant expansions.

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Testimony, Debate Continue on High School Turf Project
Recycling plans, injury rates and manufacturing plans were among the details parsed at a hearing of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday, as testimony began to wind down on a long-running review of the regional high school’s proposed athletic field renovation.
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MVC Conducts Speedy Review of Stone Bank Development
Developer Sam Dunn wants to turn the historic stone bank property in downtown Vineyard Haven into a mixed-use condominium and commercial development.
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Oak Bluffs Makes Surprise Change in MVC Appointment
Aaron Wilson
Oak Bluffs selectmen passed over long-serving board member Gail Barmakian for reappointment to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Tuesday, voting instead to appoint selectman Brian Packish.
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