Changing North Bluff Project Becomes Point of Controversy
Steve Myrick

A $5.6 million project to restore the crumbling North Bluff coastal bank is set to come before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.

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MVC Approves High Point Lane Garage, With Provisions to Protect Tashmoo
Alex Elvin

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved a complex plan for an automotive garage on High Point Lane, with a long list of conditions.

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Refuse District Expansion Comes Under Scrutiny by MVC
Alex Elvin

A major expansion at the Edgartown transfer station had its first public hearing before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.

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MVC Will Decide Whether to Review North Bluff Project
Steve Myrick

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission will decide whether to review a long-planned project to repair the deteriorating North Bluff coastal bank after the Oak Bluffs planning board referred the project to the regional planning and regulatory agency.

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MVC Will Review Plan to Demolish Old Edgartown Home
Alex Elvin

Unable to agree on whether a 125-year-old house at the edge of the Edgartown Historic District qualifies as a historic property, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission on Thursday voted narrowly to review a building demolition proposal at 2 Beach street as a development of regional impact (DRI).

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Changing of the Guard at the MVC
Alex Elvin

Mark London’s to-do list after his last day heading the Martha’s Vineyard Commission includes painting, photography, spending time with his family — and finally applying for American citizenship. In an interview, the outgoing executive director reflects.

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MVC Agrees to Modify Old Coach Road as Special Way
Alex Elvin

Despite clearly-stated concern about future precedent, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission agreed last week to shorten the protected special way in West Tisbury in order to preserve vehicle access for a private property owner.

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Draft Transportation Plan Creates Future Blueprint for Crowded Martha's Vineyard
Alex Elvin

Against a backdrop of explosive population growth and traffic congestion in the summer months, a draft transportation plan released by the MVC outlines a series of goals and projects for the next quarter century on the Island.

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Vineyard Transportation Survey Says: Five Corners a Bummer
Alex Elvin

The vast majority of respondents to a survey conducted this year by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission named the Five Corners intersection in Vineyard Haven as the most dangerous area on the Island.

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Commission Approves Contract for New Executive Director
Olivia Hull

Connecticut town planner Adam Turner has signed a two-year contract to serve as the new executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission. Under the agreement approved by the commission last week, he will earn an annual salary of $107,454 starting August 1.

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