Martha's Vineyard Commission

Commission Closes Hearing on Hob Knob Expansion

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission closed its public hearing on a proposed expansion to Edgartown’s boutique Hob Knob Thursday after hours of forceful testimony against the project by neighbors.

Dust Begins to Settle on Tisbury Race for Martha’s Vineyard Commission

With nine office-seekers and nine seats, the race for the MVC may have seemed unsuspenseful to those unfamiliar with the intricate makeup of the powerful regional planning agency.

Martha’s Vineyard Commission Candidates 2020: Questions, Answers

With the mission of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission in the spotlight more than ever this year, Island voters will have a choice to make as they head to the polls Nov. 3.

MVC Race Tops Local Ballot

As early voting begins at a steady clip across the Island, the race for nine elected seats on the Martha’s Vineyard Commission tops local electoral matters on the ballot this year.

MVC Data Shows Trend Toward Large Houses on Island

The total volume of residential development on Martha’s Vineyard has slowed in recent years, while the size of houses has increased.

Builders Group Makes Last-Ditch Effort to Block MVC Checklist Changes

An organization of Island builders is making an eleventh-hour pitch to block a plan by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission to tighten its thresholds for reviewing certain developments.

Meetinghouse Developers Appeal MVC Denial in Superior Court

Developers of the Meetinghouse Place subdivision in Edgartown have appealed the Martha’s Vineyard Commission’s decision to deny the plan, setting up a potential court battle over the MVC’s broad powers.

MVC Sounds Alarm Over Lack of Superintendent at State Forest

As wildfires rage across the West Coast, members of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission expressed grave concern about the status of the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest.

Traffic Is Down at Usual Summer Hotspots

New data from traffic counters across the Island shows a notable decline in vehicle activity on the Vineyard this summer — except at the beach.

MVC Approves Recreational Marijuana Facility

The Island’s first recreational pot shop received approval from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday night, on condition that customers arrive by appointment only and the facility meets a variety of traffic and safety protocols.