Tisbury Candidates Square Off on Issues
Ivy Ashe

The ongoing affordable housing crisis and long-term town planning were central themes in Tisbury Tuesday night as candidates introduced themselves to voters. The election is April 28. There are contested races for selectman and planning board.

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Tisbury Planning Board Hears Proposal for Pine Street Subdivision
Ivy Ashe

A proposed subdivision on Pine street in Vineyard Haven has raised concerns from abutters and some planning board members about the density of the project. The property at 14 Pine street is well-known in Vineyard Haven as the site of the Luce house; a developer plans to build an eight-lot subdivision behind the home.

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Vineyard Haven Boch Property Is Centerpiece of Future Plan
James Kinsella

Vineyard Haven Boch Property Is Centerpiece of Future Plan

By JAMES KINSELLA

Nearly two decades ago, the late Ernest J. Boch Sr. paid $600,000 for what he called "a nice little spot" on Vineyard Haven harbor.

Today, despite the property's current scruffy appearance, members of the Tisbury planning board could not agree more.

Board members recently unveiled a master plan for the waterfront and downtown area that identified the parcel, known as Boch Park, as a crucial element.

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