Martha's Vineyard Commission

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.

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.

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.

Commission Holds Fifth Public Hearing on Turf Field Project

The fifth three-hour hearing focused on unknowns on both sides of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional high school fields project, with the development continuing to draw praise and criticism from every corner of the Vineyard.

Testimony, Debate Continue on High School Turf Project

Recycling plans, injury rates and manufacturing plans were among the details parsed at a hearing of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday, as testimony began to wind down on a long-running review of the regional high school’s proposed athletic field renovation.

MVC Conducts Speedy Review of Stone Bank Development

Developer Sam Dunn wants to turn the historic stone bank property in downtown Vineyard Haven into a mixed-use condominium and commercial development.

Toxicology Experts Square Off on Turf Project

A long-awaited toxicology report became a new point of tension at a Martha’s Vineyard Commission hearing Thursday on the long-debated $7 million athletic field renovation at the regional high school.

MVC Sends Ambitious Energy Policy Back to Drawing Board

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission’s new energy policy is going back to the drawing board after commissioners raised questions about whether its requirements are too stringent.

Turf Opponents Have Their Turn at MVC Hearing

Environmental damage, plastic waste and personal safety hazards — those were among the complaints that bubbled up at a hearing at the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday.

Tensions Between Harbor View Hotel and Neighbors Spill Out at MVC Hearing

Frustrated North Water street residents sounded off on an ongoing expansion plan at the hotel that began two years ago.

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