Trial Concludes in Developer Challenge to MVC

Two conflicting views on the broad powers of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission to regulate development were aired in the weeklong civil trial which wrapped up on Tuesday.

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Meeting House Way Trial Gets Underway, Testing Powers of MVC

A superior court trial that is expected to test the broad powers of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission to control development on the Island got underway early this week in Edgartown.

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MVC Airs Demolition Plan for House at Institute Hill

How best to preserve the Island’s historic architecture was once again a topic before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission last Thursday at a hearing on a plan to raze an old house in Oak Bluffs.

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Island Autism Group Unveils Campus Plan

Open space and affordable housing are the hallmarks of the master plan Island Autism Group unveiled in front of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission last Thursday.

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MVC Approves Aidylberg 3, But Will Require a Redesign

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted narrowly to approve an Island Elderly Housing expansion project in the Aidylberg complex. But the approval came with a key condition: IEH must return with a redesign.

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Trial Next Month Will Test Powers of the MVC

The broad powers of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission and the character of the Island will be on trial in superior court next month.

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MVC Policy Emphasizes Historic Preservation

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission has adopted a new demolition policy for historic buildings as it rethinks its role in preserving the diverse architecture of the Island.

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Island Elderly Housing Plan Stays Unsettled

Architectural design remains a major sticking point on Aidylberg 3, the plan by Island Elderly Housing to expand its low-income housing complex off Wing Road in Oak Bluffs.

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MVC Denies Plan to Reduce Workforce Housing in Former Lampost Building

The commission vote was unanimous to deny a request to reduce the number of workforce housing units in the downtown building. The critical need for worker housing was cited.

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MVC Subcommittee Recommends Denial of Lampost Plan

A key subcommittee of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted 7-0 with one abstention Monday night to recommend that the full commission deny a plan by the owner of the former Lampost in Oak Bluffs to sharply reduce the number of restricted workforce apartments.

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