A Backlash in Barnstable

Zoning changes designed to revitalize downtown Hyannis got immediate traction from developers proposing multifamily housing. But a leadership change on the Barnstable Town Council is driving fears of a rollback.

New Delay for Giant Vineyard Wind Project Threatens Supply Chain

Vineyard Wind, the $2.8 billion, 800 megawatt wind power project planned for the waters off Martha’s Vineyard, has been delayed and will not move forward on the timeline it has been anticipating due to a federal agency’s decision to undertake a broad study of the potential impacts of offshore wind projects planned up and down the coast.

Accord Applies New Tax Structure on Short-Term Rentals

Short-term housing units rented through websites like Airbnb could be taxed at almost 17.5 percent in cities like Boston and Massachusetts would become the first state in the country to maintain a central registry under compromise legislation agreed to Sunday night by House and Senate negotiators.