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MVC concludes Stop & Shop public hearing process

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission held its eighth and final public hearing Thursday night before a packed audience. A decision is expected in June.

Food stamps pose a challenge for hundreds of Island residents

The blog is important so we can learn from one another,” Ms. Burton said. “What did you have to give up? Coffee? Did that make you crabby for a few days? Tell us about it!

Critics rally against Stop & Shop expansion

This is the first online petition on the Island and it really just shows the power of being able to give people a voice to say what they really want to say...It’s caught fire, not just on the Island, but also on the Cape and all over the world.

Vineyard Haven — next state designated cultural district?

Massachusetts Cultural Council and Tisbury officials toured downtown Vineyard Haven Thursday to consider the application.

MVC approves Edgartown lofts project

In an 8-2 vote, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission approved a plan to add apartments to the Post Office Square complex.

Passover traditions, and a conversation with Rabbi Broitman

Passover is a New Year when we start afresh and everything is clean and new. Once we finish cleaning and turning over our kitchens, we are ready to prepare the Seder meal which is a meal of both celebration and remembrance.

Edgartown voters conclude annual town meeting

You don’t think there’s any rats in town hall?' Mr. Norton quipped. 'We should put it to a vote,' he said to a round of laughs and applause from voters.

MVC review of Edgartown lofts project highlights traffic issues

Critics Thursday told the Martha’s Vineyard Commission the addition of 10 apartments in Post Office Square would exacerbate parking and traffic issues.

Edgartown annual tackles $30.6 million budget, 66 articles

Voters will be asked to take on a full menu of spending items, on an agenda not expected to generate much debate.

Bad Martha’s Brewing Company raised the roof Monday

In the works, Mr. Carleton said, is a collaboration with Vineyard Haven chocolatier Not Your Sugar Mamas to create a rich chocolate stout, as well as Martha’s Vineyard Honey Company, to create a light and sweet, but not too sweet, honey-infused beer.

Loft apartments proposed in Edgartown

Edgartown said the project, now before the MVC, can best be handled by town boards.

Edgartown Library Foundation frees up $110,000 for town library project

The money is the first to trickle out in the long running town feud.

Edgartown breaks ground on new library

Construction is expected to be complete by June 2015.

Stop & Shop hearing number seven concludes

Fours hours down the regulatory road, Martha’s Vineyard Commission made little progress.

Fuller Street Beach dredge project is now underway

Edgartown selectmen approved the second phase of a three part dredge project to nourish Fuller Street Beach.

MVC resumes its Stop & Shop hearings Thursday

Following Tisbury’s creation of a new design for the town’s municipal parking lot, the supermarket company will press its plans for a newer, larger store.

Hall family’s crumbling empire weighs on towns

Through a series of trusts, the Hall family owns more than $40 million worth of Vineyard property, including residential, commercial and land.

Edgartown takes up illegal dumping at town landings

Deer carcases, syringes, and abandoned boats have defaced several Edgartown water accesses, selectmen learned Monday.

The Dumptique is alive and well in West Tisbury

The dumptique is the Island’s best kept secret.

Edgartown selectmen talked taxes and towers Monday

As the town prepares to seek proposals to build a new Katama hangar, assessors are eager to change the way the property will be taxed.