Martha's Vineyard Commission

Commission Denies Hob Knob Inn Expansion, 7-5

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission denied a major expansion plan for the Hob Knob Inn, offering a narrow rebuke of what commissioners called creeping commercial development.

MVC Hearing Is Cut Short After Zoom Bombers Intrude

A public hearing at the Martha’s Vineyard Commission was abruptly ended Thursday night after a troop of obscene and lewd Zoom bombers interrupted the meeting.

MVC Approves Budget, Keeps an Eye on Mill House Renovation

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved a $1.8 million fiscal year 2022 budget with little fanfare on Thursday night, inking a 1.8 per cent increase in total operating expenses.

Edgartown Neighbors Rail Against Hotel Expansions

Two Edgartown hotel redevelopment proposals kept the Martha’s Vineyard Commission busy Thursday, as neighbors railed against increasing commercial development.

MVC Opens Hearing on High School Turf Project

After five years of planning — and an acrimonious turf war that played itself out in numerous public meetings — the Martha’s Vineyard Commission opened a public hearing on the regional high school’s new athletic complex on Thursday.

Controversial High School Field Project Comes Before MVC

A controversial $7.7 million project to overhaul the regional high school’s athletic fields is set to come before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission for its first public hearing.

Commission Debates Fate of Three Trees at Stop & Shop

A trio of pesky locust trees on the Edgartown Stop & Shop property consumed the Martha’s Vineyard Commission for nearly two hours Thursday night.

Harbor View Hotel Expansion Plan Sees Pushback from Neighbors

A proposal by the historic Harbor View Hotel to continue its long-term, $55 million renovation project and expand its spa is seeing pushback from North Water street neighbors.

Hob Knob Inn Puts Expansion Plan on Hold

On the eve of a vote by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, the owners of the Hob Knob Inn in Edgartown have put a major proposed expansion plan for the boutique downtown inn on hold for now.

MVC Wrestles With New Energy Policy

Martha’s Vineyard commissioners wrestled for nearly two hours with a new proposed energy policy at their meeting Thursday night as climate change and green policy issues continue to loom heavily over Island development.

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