Best of the Vineyard 2022: Services On-Island

Without further ado, we give you...everything you need to know about services on Martha’s Vineyard according to you.

Best Architectural and/or Residential Design Company: Patrick Ahearn, Architect

Nevin Square, 17 Winter Street, Edgartown, 508-939-9312,

Runner-up: Hutker Architects

Tisbury Marketplace, 79 Beach Road, Vineyard Haven, 508-693-3344,

Patrick Ahearn builds homes that have the aesthetic pleasure of classic American architecture and the comforts of modern living. Built with an eye toward the past, these homes are designed to fit the Island’s unique character.
Hutker strives to create houses that fit into the natural landscape of the property and contain hallmarks of each client’s unique style.

Best Auto Detailing Company: MV Auto Detailing of Martha’s Vineyard


Runner-up: Vineyard Car Detailing


MV Auto Detailing of Martha’s Vineyard transforms the concept of an Island car one vehicle at a time with waxing, washing, and buffing services that keep vehicles looking their best, whether you’re trekking to the beach or down the Island’s dirtiest dirt roads. With “Clean Car, Clean Mind” as the motto, Vineyard Car Detailing is close to godliness. 

Best Auto Repair Shop: deBettencourt’s Service Station

83 New York Avenue, Oak Bluffs, 508-693-0751,

Runner-up: Bink’s Auto

29 Winthrop Avenue, Oak Bluffs, 508-693-2168,

From auto repairs to inspections to gas and propane, deBettencourt’s Service Station is a family-run one-stop shop for automotive needs. Bink’s Auto has a longstanding and well-deserved reputation for friendly and reliable service and drive-up inspections. 

Best Bank: Martha’s Vineyard Bank

Branches in Vineyard Haven, West Tisbury, Oak Bluffs, Edgartown, Chilmark, Falmouth, and Woods Hole, 508-627-4266,

Runner-up: Rockland Trust

Branches in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, and Vineyard Haven, 508-627-7038,
Perennial winner Martha’s Vineyard Bank has built a reputation as a reliable commercial and personal bank in large part due to the close relationships it fosters with customers.  Rockland Trust, a full-service bank with three Island branches, puts customer satisfaction above all else.

Best Cleaning Company: Shine Bright Martha’s Vineyard Cleaning Services


Runner-up: A-1 Cleaning Services

Shine Bright does more than mop floors and vacuum carpets. The company also provides laundry, ironing, and window washing services with the same professional care and attention to detail. A-1 offers insured cleaning services for Island homes, rentals, businesses, and public institutions.

Best Contractor or Builder: D. Best Construction


Runner-up: Rosbeck Builders

Airport Business Park, 20 East Line Road, Edgartown, 508-693-6300,

Big projects, small ones, new construction, and remodels – D. Best Construction does it all, but prides itself on its historic renovations. Of course, it also prides itself on more than thirty years of experience and reputation as a dependable Island business. Rosbeck builds trusting relationships with clients throughout the construction process. 

Best Electrical Contractor: Willett Electric

Airport Business Park, 7 A Street, Edgartown, 508-627-9438

Runners-up: Bettencourt Electric

Airport Business Park, 14 A Street, Edgartown, 508-627-4540

BEST Electricians Inc.

13 Beach Street Extension, Unit 209, Vineyard Haven, 508-693-2378,

Willett Electric occupies a particularly bright spot in the Island’s electrical services landscape. The company offers quality, energetic service for commercial, industrial, and agricultural electrical needs. Bettencourt Electric has been helping happy customers since 1990. BEST Electricians is a full-service contractor offering residential, commercial, and industrial services. 

Best Flooring Contractor: Parker Carpet

Airport Business Park, 15 North Line Road, Edgartown, 508-693-7405,

Runner-up: Karpet Kare

Woodland Center, 455 State Road, Vineyard Haven, 508-693-9462,

Don’t let the name fool you. Parker Carpet also specializes in laminate floors, vinyl, cork, gym and sports flooring, and much more for residential, commercial, and outdoor projects. Karpet Kare, family owned and operated for fifty years, provides quality flooring installation to Vineyard homes. Both companies have easy-to-view showrooms.

Best HVAC Company: Brennan & Company


Runner-up: BTU Control

18 Metells Way, Edgartown, 508-627-3999,

Brennan & Company knows how to keep you feeling comfortable. The company implements energy-efficient heating and air conditioning systems for both commercial and residential customers. Runner-up BTU Control has delivered on its customers’ needs since 1995.

Best Interior Design Company: Vineyard Decorators

35 Airport Road, West Tisbury, 508-693-9197,

Runner-up: Tracker Home Decor

89 Peases Point Way South, Edgartown, 508-627-8725,

The experienced team of designers at Vineyard Decorators likes to study a client’s style to best help them redecorate a home, single room, or anything in between. The one-stop shop can also provide dreamy furniture. Tracker Home Decor has a full slate of design services to make your vision a reality. 

Best Irrigation Systems & Maintenance: Bettencourt Irrigation & Landscaping


Runner-up: Contemporary Landscapes

33 Kate’s Way, Vineyard Haven, 508-693-6788,

Bettencourt Irrigation & Landscaping has been keeping Island lawns green and healthy for more than thirty years. Contemporary Landscapes knows how to install, maintain, and service their client’s irrigation systems.

Best IT Company: MV Tech Inc.


Runner-up: MV Help Desk

The experienced technicians at MV Tech Inc. serve the entire Island with computer, internet, and other information-technology services. MV Help Desk provides whole-house wireless, entertainment, and automation systems.

Best Kitchen Design: Vineyard Home Center

454 State Road, Vineyard Haven, 508-693-3227,

Runner-up: Kitchen & Bath Gallery

Airport Business Park, 25 East Line Road, Edgartown, 508-696-9930,
Vineyard Home Center will help build the perfect kitchen to whip up your favorite meals. Kitchen & Bath Gallery has all the cabinetry, tile, and countertops you can imagine to build your dream kitchen.

Contemporary Landscapes’ Marlon Figueiredo lays a good ground cover.
Christine Sargologos

Best Landscape Architect/Designer: Contemporary Landscapes

33 Kate’s Way, Vineyard Haven, 508-693-6788,

Runner-up: Tea Lane Nursery

121 Tea Lane, Chilmark, 508-645-9437,

The crew at Contemporary Landscapes knows that design and flow are key when it comes to creating a welcoming outdoor oasis. Every flower, shrub, or tree that is planted is done so with purpose. Tea Lane Nursery is a full-service design, build, maintenance, and landscaping company that specializes in native plantings and organic methods.

Best Landscape Company: Donaroma’s

270 Upper Main Street, Edgartown, 508-627-3036,

Runner-up: Contemporary Landscapes

33 Kate’s Way,Vineyard Haven, 508-693-6788,

Owned by fourth-generation Islander Mike Donaroma and his wife, Janice, Donaroma’s provides customers with everything from hardscapes to garden and maintenance services. Contemporary Landscapes prides itself on keeping abreast of the latest in renewable energy concepts.

Best Painting Contractor: A–Zeke Painting


Runner-up: D. Best Painting


Looking to slap a coat of paint on something? Call your neighbor’s kid. For professional, gallery-worthy results, call A-Zeke. The Best of the Vineyard winner offers customers a smooth, seamless experience and a range of custom interior and exterior painting services. Whether it’s a foyer or an office space, D. Best Painting has your walls covered.

Best Plumbing Contractor: Walter Smith Plumbing

9 Weeks Lane, Edgartown, 508-627-5661,

Runner-up: Fullin & Bettencourt Plumbing & Heating

Airport Business Park, 23 North Line Road, Edgartown, 508-627-9595

Plumbing is more than plunging. Walter Smith Plumbing also has experience in heating, well drilling, design, plumbing installation, and service. Since 2004, Fullin & Bettencourt Plumbing & Heating has skillfully handled Islanders’ plumbing needs and repaired and replaced the Island’s oil and propane heating systems and tanks.

Best Real Estate Company: Point B Realty

Nevin Square, 19 Winter Street, Edgartown, 508-627-4567,

Runner-up: Sandpiper Realty

60 Winter Street, Edgartown, 508-627-3737,

Point B has earned a reputation as a go-to for Island real estate needs due to its emphasis on customer service as well as the market knowledge of its brokers and agents. The experienced agents at Sandpiper consistently deliver the best for their clients.

Best Roofing Contractor: Thornton Chandler Construction


Runner-up: O’Brien Enterprises


Thornton Chandler Construction has a reputation for outstanding service and quality workmanship, as their many satisfied roofing customers will attest. Contractor William O’Brien of O’Brien Enterprises is an experienced roofing specialist.

Best Swimming Pool Contractor: Island Pools

Airport Business Park, 20 East Line Road, Edgartown, 508-693-3040,

Runner-up: Atlantic Pool 


Island Pools knows how to build pools perfect for splashing about or spending a leisurely summer afternoon in, or both. Atlantic Pool can help you build the pool of your dreams, and will maintain it once finished.

Best Tree Care/Arborist: Beetlebung Tree Care

22 Cournoyer Road, West Tisbury, 508-645-2877,

Runner-up: Hagerty Tree


The arborists at Beetlebung Tree Care are specialists in maintaining Island trees through pruning, irrigation, pest control, landscape design, and plant health care. Hagerty Tree provides comprehensive maintenance.

Best Veterinary Service: Animal Health Care Associates

20 Airport Road, West Tisbury, 508-693-6515,

Runner-up: Vineyard Veterinary Clinic

276 Edgartown–Vineyard Haven Road, Edgartown, 508-627-5292,

A full-service animal hospital with a skilled and dedicated staff, Animal Health Care Associates provides routine medical care, grooming, and boarding services. The licensed veterinarians at Vineyard Veterinary Clinic make your pets’ health their priority.