05.01.11

The devastating effects of the Norton Point opening on one couple’s home.

Tom Dunlop

10.01.10

Looking for a competitive edge in real estate sales.

Susan Catling

10.01.10

A look at the Island’s super-sized houses: past, present, and future.

Karla Araujo

10.01.09

Always a subject of great interest on the Island, the real estate market seems to be offering up some unusual properties this year, everything from celebrity spreads to waterfront turf for pets.

Susan Catling

10.01.09

“If you change an island, and you make a big difference, it’s easy to see the difference,” says Sharon Strimling Florio, proprietress of Vineyard Alternative Heating in Vineyard Haven. The Island, she says, is “a finite area to work with. It’s something manageable. It’s a visible area for making big changes in our energy use and it’s a measurable area.”

Joyce Wagner

10.01.08

Not everyone who summers on the Vineyard nurtures dreams of owning a house on their favorite island. Don and Ann Brown have spent more than forty years happily renting here.

“I like the idea that I close the door and don’t have to do another thing,” says Don, a Washington, D.C., real estate lawyer and entrepreneur. “I already have two houses, and that’s enough to take care of. We’re only here for two months.”

Brooks Robards

10.01.08

These days there’s a lot of talk, and some action, about prices at the pump, especially on the Vineyard where the cost of gasoline is consistently above the national average. Auto manufacturers are scaling back production of larger, inefficient sports utility vehicles, and hybrid cars have become more commonplace. But there’s a lot less talk about furnaces.

Charlie Cameron

04.01.08

Late one afternoon on Vineyard Haven’s harbor, eager eyes zoom in on the distant tip of West Chop.

Shelley Christiansen

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