MVC Requests Meeting With Keating, Markey and Warren
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission’s climate action task force has sent a letter to the Vineyard’s congressional representatives, requesting a meeting to discuss the Island’s inclusion in a future federal infrastructure bill.
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Joan Malkin Chosen as Commission Chairman
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission selected Chilmark representative Joan Malkin to be its new chairman at its meeting Thursday.
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MVC Receives Grant to Develop Wildfire Preparedness Plan

With significant drought conditions still desiccating the region and the state forest without a full time superintendent, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission has received approximately $25,000 in state and federal money to develop a first-of-its-kind wildfire preparedness plan for the Island.

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Commission Installs First Ever Permeable Reactive Barrier on Lagoon Pond
Last week, the Martha's Vineyard Commission installed a first-of-its-kind permeable reactive barrier at the base of Lagoon Pond in Vineyard Haven. The project is more than 18 months in the making.
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Commission Continues Exhaustive Review of Its DRI Checklist
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission trudged through a review of its development of regional impact (DRI) checklist Thursday night, green-lighting in concept many changes.
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MVC Readies Permeable Barrier Project
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission will install a barrier along the shore of the Lagoon Pond.
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Meetinghouse Place Hearing Continues
A long-running land-use review of a controversial subdivision planned for off Meetinghouse Way in Edgartown continues.
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New Hearing Set for Meetinghouse Place
Four redesigns later, the slightly-altered 54-acre Meeting House Place subdivision plan is set go before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.
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MVC Wrangles With Future of Historic Caleb Prouty House
Stop & Shop wants to move it. The Tisbury Historic District wants to save it. The Martha’s Vineyard Commission doesn’t fully know what it wants to do with it.
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Coastal Ponds on the Brink, MVC Report Finds
Martha’s Vineyard’s 13 coastal ponds are unique, globally rare estuarine ecosystems that dot the edges of Island.
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