MVC Approves Inn Annex in Edgartown
A plan to expand and convert a large residence on Edgartown’s Upper Main street into a 19-room inn received unanimous approval from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday night, growing the footprint of the Edgar Inn across the street.
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MVC Approves Final Changes to Its DRI Checklist
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted final approval last week on changes to its development of regional impact checklist that include separate definitions for historic demolitions and alterations.
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Upper Main Street Inn Conversion Sees No Opposition at MVC
A plan to convert a sprawling residential building on Upper Main street Edgartown into a 19-room inn quickly cleared a hearing at the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday night.
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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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