Martha's Vineyard Commission

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.

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.