Noah Asimow
A three-year study by the Martha's Vineyard Commission revealed both continued high levels of nitrogen in some ponds, while others showed improvement.
Martha's Vineyard Commission
Coastal ponds
Noah Asimow
A plan to expand and convert a large residence on Edgartown’s Upper Main street into a 19-room inn received unanimous approval from the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday night, growing the footprint of the Edgar Inn across the street.
Martha's Vineyard Commission
Maia Coleman
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted 10-6 to approve the regional high school athletic field project at a dramatic meeting Thursday night, capping a long-running and often acrimonious debate over synthetic turf fields.
Martha's Vineyard Commission
Artificial turf
Regional High School
Noah Asimow
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission will review a proposed demolition of one of the oldest homes on the Edgartown harbor, voting to consider the project a development of regional impact.
Martha's Vineyard Commission

2024

A subcommittee of the Martha’s Vineyard Commission got its first look Monday at property owner Charles Hajjar’s plans to rebuild the Ocean View Restaurant in Oak Bluffs with 10 apartments upstairs.

The regional high school committee Monday voted to withdraw its applications for the project with the Martha's Vineyard Commission and give its building committee a blank slate as officials consider a overhaul for the entire campus.

A recently released article about the Dukes County Wildfire Protection Plan looks to help people become more familiar with the potential for wildfires on-Island, and take appropriate measures to mitigate their impact.

Neighbors of the school spoke at length during Thursday’s Martha's Vineyard Commission meeting, saying the proposed building is too large and would add to already-vexing noise and traffic from the school.

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission this week approved a $2.6 million budget for fiscal year 2025.

In recent years, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission strengthened its oversight of century-old buildings that lie outside designated town historic districts — oversight that has been met with increasing resistance from some homeowners.

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