MVC Denies Plan to Reduce Workforce Housing in Former Lampost Building
The commission vote was unanimous to deny a request to reduce the number of workforce housing units in the downtown building. The critical need for worker housing was cited.
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MVC Subcommittee Recommends Denial of Lampost Plan
A key subcommittee of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted 7-0 with one abstention Monday night to recommend that the full commission deny a plan by the owner of the former Lampost in Oak Bluffs to sharply reduce the number of restricted workforce apartments.
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Hearing Opens on New Marijuana Dispensary
Two marijuana dispensaries — one new, the other exisiting — were topics for discussion at the Martha’s Vineyard Commission late last week.
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Big Sky Tents Expansion Approved
The Martha's Vineyard Commission voted unanimously late last week to allow a plan by Big Sky Tents to expand an existing storage building and consolidate its operations.
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MVC Mulls New Demolition Policy
With requests for demolitions and teardowns at an all-time high on the Vineyard, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission is in the throes of redrafting its policy for reviewing demolition projects.
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Plan to Redevelop Edu Comp Building Is Revised, Sparking More Questions
A plan to expand the former Edu Comp building in Vineyard Haven remains a work in progress as the developer who recently bought the property attempts to pass muster with the MVC.
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Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal of Chappy Cell Tower Case
The Massachusetts Appeals Court has upheld a lower court ruling that dismissed a legal challenge to a 115-foot cell tower on Chappaquiddick, effectively extinguishing further legal avenues in the long-running case.
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Town Officials Urge MVC to Not Allow Lampost Modification
Workforce housing was in the spotlight Thursday night when the owner of the Lampost in Oak Bluffs aired a formal request to reduce the number of restricted workforce apartments in his building.
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Big Sky Tents Eyes Expansion, Consolidation
As the Martha’s Vineyard business community begins to climb back on its feet, including the multi-million-dollar wedding industry, Big Sky Tents is planning for expansion.
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State Bill Would Add Tribal Member to the MVC
A bill making its way through the state legislature would eliminate a 48-year-old provision that allows for a voting member appointed by the governor of Massachusetts.
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