Tag Archives: MVC

Drafty Site Planning

On the agenda for last Thursday’s Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) meeting was a public hearing on the MVC’s draft policy on site design and landscape. The policy aims to “[give] guidance to applicants seeking approval of a Development of Regional … Continue reading

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On the Ballot II

I’m looking at a copy of the general election ballot. My name’s on it. See? Given the hoops I’ve managed to first locate and then jump through, bitching most of the way, this should not be all that surprising. Still … Continue reading

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SJS 4 MVC on FB

My campaign for the MVC is now legit: it’s got its own Facebook page. Travvy is my campaign manager. If you’re not on Facebook, you probably can’t see it (if you aren’t but you can, let me know!). Here’s what … Continue reading

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Clueless in Candidateland

Classic story beginning: “Remember the night we all got drunk and . . .” Followed by the often hilarious recounting of adventures that made perfect sense at the time but in retrospect look totally off-the-wall. Way back last spring I … Continue reading

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Politico

A few weeks ago, being in an electoral mood, I started to list the guys (with one exception, they are currently all guys) who are representing me at various levels of government. President Barack Obama Vice President Joe Biden Senator … Continue reading

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Rescinders Blocked

Sometimes all a writer can do is scratch her head and wonder What the hell just happened here? At its regular meeting last night, the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) considered commissioner Lenny Jason’s motion to rescind the roundabout vote. Lenny … Continue reading

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On the Ballot

It took less than a week for the town clerk to certify my signatures and get my nomination paper stamped by three of the town’s registrars of voters. Why does it take three registrars to certify that a candidate is … Continue reading

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A Candidate’s Progress

One month to the day after I picked up the instructions and a blank petition (see “Rumor Control” for the backstory), I filed my nomination papers to run for the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC). This required a trip to Town … Continue reading

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Rumor Control

The rumor you haven’t heard is true: This afternoon I took out nomination papers to run for the Martha’s Vineyard Commission (MVC) in the November election. By the end of the day I’d also registered with the State Ethics Commission, … Continue reading

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Do You Hear What I Hear?

So the results are in on the roundabout referendum from four of the five towns whose selectmen gave voters a chance to express their opinion. Aquinnah doesn’t vote till May 9. Here’s the tally so far: Edgartown: 508 NO ROUNDABOUT, … Continue reading

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