Vineyard Trust

Trust Has Long History of Preserving Old Buildings

From a single act of philanthropy in 1975 that saved an iconic Edgartown home, the organization now known as the Vineyard Trust has grown into a major nonprofit.

After Upheaval, Vineyard Trust Chairman Speaks

With funding on hold for restoration work at two of its landmark properties and the resignation of its executive director, the Vineyard Trust is grappling with an array of issues amid recent upheaval.

Police Investigate Altered Applications From Vineyard Trust

State and local police are investigating discrepancies in public funding requests submitted by the Vineyard Trust for restoration and maintenance work on two landmark properties.

Vineyard Trust Executive Director Resigns

Vineyard Trust executive director Funi Burdick has resigned effective immediately, after irregularities were discovered in public funding requests for restoration work at two of its flagship properties.

Town Stalls Funding for Whaling Church Restoration

Public funding for a project to repaint and restore the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown is on hold after the discovery that a work estimate from the Vineyard Trust had been altered.

Flying Horses Reopening Friday

The historic platform carousel in Oak Bluffs whirls again beginning this weekend, and daily once Island schools are out.

Vineyard Trust Contracts With LeRoux to Operate Alley’s General Store

The trust announced Thursday that the owners of LeRoux — a kitchen and home-goods store based in Vineyard Haven — will manage the historic general store.

Alley's Gets Pre-Holiday Attention

Alley's General Store is having exterior work done before the holidays, according to the Vineyard Trust.

Flying Horses Grounded for 2020

The Flying Horses carousel in Oak Bluffs will remain closed this season, to protect the historic carved horses from sanitizer damage.

Vineyard Trust Launches Landmarks Campaign

The Vineyard Trust's new 20 Landmarks in 2020 campaign seeks to replace the funds that would have been raised at its summer events.