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Hospital’s Navigator Homes Project Wins Planning Board Approval

The Edgartown planning board voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital’s Navigator Homes skilled nursing facility and workforce housing development. The project, which cleared Martha’s Vineyard Commission approval in November, still must pass muster with the town wastewater commission and building department. Wastewater has been a main sticking point throughout the review … Read more

Navigator Homes construction slated for August

The project gets the go-ahead from the Edgartown planning board.  Navigator Homes passed another milestone after the Edgartown planning board unanimously approved the project on Tuesday. It now awaits state approval.  Navigator Homes plans to open its doors in the summer of 2025 and plans to begin construction in late summer 2023, according to Navigator … Read more

Edgartown Planning Board Reviews Navigator Homes Project

Paddy Moore, a longtime senior care advocate and proponent of Navigator Homes, spoke in favor of the project.
“What we are trying to do is keep the community of the Vineyard a community,” Ms. Moore said. “I think we all care about that, every one of us, no matter how we individually feel…We hope very much you approve these plans and let us get started.” The public hearing will be continued on Feb. 7.

Navigator Homes Benefit Concert Brings Baroque Music to Life

Guy Fishman, principal cellist, Handel & Haydn Society and Renée Hemsing, violinist, also with the Handel & Haydn Society

On Sunday afternoon at the Federated Church in Edgartown, an entranced audience of nearly 100 Islanders heard what Bach’s music may well have sounded like when it was new, 300 years ago. Playing instruments from the early 1700s, two members of Boston’s Handel and Haydn Society — which specializes in what is known as historically … Read more

Navigator Homes sails forward

The Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted to approve the Navigator Homes project, with conditions, during a Thursday evening meeting. The project will still need to receive permitting from relevant Edgartown boards and state departments.  Navigator Homes is slated to be built in Edgartown, and replace the current Windemere Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, the only nursing home … Read more

MVC Closes Hearing on Hospital’s Nursing Home Development

A proposed nursing home and workforce housing development in Edgartown is nearing the final phase of its review before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission, after the commission closed its public hearing Thursday night. Located on about 28 acres of land at 490 Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road, the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital-Navigator Homes project would replace the hospital’s Windemere … Read more

Public Announcement Concerning a Proposed Health Care Project

A message in a bottle on the beach

Navigator Homes of Martha’s Vineyard, Inc. (the “Applicant”), with a principal place of business at 257 Main Street, P.O. Box 1356, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568, intends to file a Notice of Determination of Need (“DoN”) with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health for a transfer of site and substantial capital expenditure relating to Windemere Nursing … Read more

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Navigator Homes of Martha's Vineyard, Inc, is a 501c3 registered in the state of Massachusetts. The tax ID number is 84-5182763.

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Navigator Homes of Martha's Vineyard, Inc.
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PO Box 1356
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