Oak Bluffs Appoints Brian Smith to MVC
At a meeting Tuesday, the Oak Bluffs select board settled on Brian Smith as the town’s newest representative to the MVC.
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Historic Home Demolition on Indian Hill Under Review
Old farmhouses and their place in the architectural history of the Island were a topic for discussion when a hearing opened on a plan to demolish a crumbling house in West Tisbury.
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MVC Approves Shearer Cottage Expansion Plan
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted unanimously Thursday night to approve an expansion project for Shearer Cottage, the historic Oak Bluffs inn that has been central to the long tradition of African Americans vacationing on the Vineyard.
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MVC Appointment Opens Up in Oak Bluffs
After a year serving on the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, Oak Bluffs select board member Brian Packish said Tuesday he would not seek reappointment.
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West Tisbury Cell Tower Expansion Clears MVC
A cell tower expansion in West Tisbury got a provisional green light from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission last week after a lengthy public hearing process.
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MVC, Lampost Owner Clash Over Apartment Rentals
In a hostile standoff with the commission over whether renting out restricted workforce housing as short-term summer rentals violates a condition attached to a prior approval, the owner of the Lampost said he is not out of compliance.
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Wastewater Is Sticking Point in Shearer Cottage Expansion Plan
Expansion plans for the historic Shearer Cottage in Oak Bluffs remain undecided, as longtime family owners attempt to balance a need for economic survival with environmental impacts.
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Revised Plan for Edu Comp Building Sparks More Questions
A scaled-backed building and a slew of unfinished details were on the table for more discussion when the developer who wants to expand the former Edu Comp building presented a revised plan to the MVC.
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Homeowners Revise Historic Demolition Plan in Oak Bluffs
A historic home demolition project in Oak Bluffs remains undecided after the Martha’s Vineyard Commission agreed to reopen the written record on the plan.
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MVC Approves Massive Tisbury Marine Terminal Development
The commission voted unanimously Thursday night to approve a project to redevelop the Tisbury Marine Terminal as a maintenance staging area for the Vineyard Wind project.
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