Kaila Binney returned to the Island to share her working knowledge of sustainability practices in farming and beyond. A special Vineyard educational fellowship made this financially possible.

Alexandra Bullen Coutts


Wind’s Up! is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary.

Jim Miller


Richard Michelson is an award-winning children’s book author, a published poet, and the owner and curator of a popular fine art gallery in Northampton.

Kate Feiffer


At ninety-one, artist Ray Ellis paints daily in his Edgartown studio and reflects on his career. It hasn’t always been easy, but one notable collaboration in 1981 changed his life as an artist.

C.K. Wolfson


Time has never stood still for Rubin Cronig.

Nicole Grace Mercier


Tended by one dedicated family for one hundred years, Shearer Cottage in Oak Bluffs has a rich history as a gathering spot for vacationing African Americans.

Shelley Christiansen


“I drove down [to Martha’s Vineyard] with a friend and $7,000, which seemed like a fortune at the time.”

Jim Miller


He started the Seafood Shanty; he owned the Harbor View Hotel. He helped shape a town as well as an island. Now in his late eighties, he lives in a penthouse looking out over the Edgartown Light – far from his poor roots.

Elaine Pace