10.10.14

Homeowners go solar on the Vineyard to save the planet and to save money. For Llewellyn Rogers, the priority was reducing his electric bill. In less than four months he saved more thna $1,000 on electricity costs.

By Olivia Hull

10.10.14

The only sounds were the rustling of branches and the crunching of leaves. It was a brilliant late-summer morning, and a herd of goats was having breakfast on a piece of land near Black Point Pond, where Rebecca Brown of Island Grazing was working on a private meadow restoration project. There were tall Kiko and Boer goats stretching up on their legs to grab leaves, and smaller Arapawa goats staying closer to the ground.

By Ivy Ashe

10.04.14

Once, long ago, I fell in love with a house and then I fell in love with the man who built it.

By Rebecca Busselle

10.02.14

After twenty years of focusing on her Vineyard Haven gallery, Nancy Shaw Cramer is ready to take a step back.

By Nicole Grace Mercier

10.02.14

Let’s break it down by the numbers. Types of chair styles produced by Vineyard Teak: 87. Tables: 96. Benches: 42. Loungers: 20. Accessories: 76. Number of miles that Island native Whitney Brush travels to Indonesia to manufacture each piece: roughly 10,000.

10.02.14

Something there may be that doesn’t love a wall, according to Robert Frost, but who can resist a white picket fence? No one in Edgartown, it would seem.

By Alexandra Bullen Coutts

10.01.14

In the age of “reality” shows like Antiques Roadshow and Pawn Stars, when appraisers are minor celebrities and every grandmother’s attic seems to contain at least one semi-precious vase or imposter impressionist, it often appears as if determining the worth of a thing – any thing – takes little more than a quick once-over by the right person.

By Alexandra Bullen Coutts

10.01.14

It started at Thanksgiving. Peggy Ehrenkranz, then eighty-three-years-old, and her twin children, Katherine and Doug, gathered with their families from various parts of the country to celebrate the holiday at Katherine’s home in McLean, Virginia.

By Alexandra Bullen Coutts

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