Designing the Room — and the View
Architect Maryann Thompson keeps her eye on the landscape when designing homes and commercial buildings.
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Time to Make the Cheese
For Jessica Miller, making cheese, yogurt and lassis at Mermaid Farm is all about bringing local food to her Island community.
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Five Trees That Please
Tim Boland
To enhance your landscape or provide a beautiful view 
from a window, plant one of these.
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A Rock Garden for Rose
John H. Kennedy
In designing a garden for poet Rose Styron at the Martha's Vineyard Museum, stonemason Lew French discovered that their art shared something in common.
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One Couple, Two Best of the Vineyard Businesses
Louisa Hufstader
Genainna Pereira has a house-cleaning business; her husband, Dhionys Sampaio, has a house-painting business. Together they have four kids.
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A Box of Flowers
Ruby Hoy

A window box or container spilling over with flowers and foliage is almost more delicious than a box of chocolates. Follow this primer from an experienced Island gardener for satisfying results.

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Island Nonprofit Directory updated for 2021
The Editors
The Heart of the Vineyard just keeps growing.
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Happy Birthday, Vineyard House
Noah Asimow
Five years later, the nonprofit’s new campus in Vineyard Haven is not only a centralized sober living facility, but a gathering place for the recovery community, too.
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Climate Change: 50 Ways We're Taking Action Now
Liz Durkee
Is the glass half full or half empty? When it comes to climate change on Martha's Vineyard, you could certainly look at it both ways. For optimists, here are 50 different actions Vineyarders are already taking. For realists, read on to the end for 10 ways climate change is (and will) take its toll on our Island.
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The Marine Biologist: A Q&A with Shelley Edmundson
Paula Lyons
As Executive Director of the Martha’s Vineyard Fishermen’s Preservation Trust, Shelley Edmundson works towards securing the future for our fishermen.
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