Verizon Tower Set for Vote in New Year
Noah Asimow

A public hearing on a plan to increase the height of a Verizon communications tower in Vineyard Haven was closed Thursday after the MVC received written testimony from Island arborists.

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MVC Continues Hearing on Verizon Tower
Noah Asimow

A public hearing on a plan by Verizon to extend the height of a communication tower continues on Dec. 6.

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Hearing on Historic House Demolition Is Postponed
Noah Asimow

A public hearing before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission on a plan to demolish a historic hilltop house on Chappaquiddick has been postponed.

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Nine Run for Nine Seats on Martha's Vineyard Commission
Noah Asimow
There are no contested seats this year on the MVC, with nine incumbents running for nine seats. Founded in 1974, the commission is a unique regional planning agency.
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MVC, SSA Open Talks About Ferry Traffic
Noah Asimow

Amid heightened concern from Island residents about summer vehicle congestion, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission hosted a wide-ranging discussion with Steamship Authority leaders late last week.

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Sheriff's Tower Wins Commission Approval
Landry Harlan

A plan by the Dukes County sheriff to build a 140-foot emergency services tower in Oak Bluffs won unanimous approval from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday night.

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More Cars Equals Less Island Charm
Richard Knabel
News that the Steamship Authority carried a record number of vehicles may be welcome news to management but not to everyone else.
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Commission Passes on Winnetu Review
Noah Asimow

After hearing a brief presentation, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted last week to not review an expansion the Katama hotel and spa owned by Mark Snider.

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MVC Approves Changes for Stop & Shop Expansion
Landry Harlan

A major expansion of the Stop & Shop Store in Edgartown is closer to reality after a vote by the commission to approve revised architectural plans.

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Getting to Know Mark London Through His Love of Music
Mark Alan Lovewell
As executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, Mark London’s reach extended beyond the Olde Stone Building.
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