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Hurricane Preparations

Here is a summary of what we all should be aware of when a hurricane threatens. This includes tips for our guests as well as our island team at the bottom. Follow the latest location here:  http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/,  to see how close it will come to Martha’s...

Swimming Pools

Since 2008, when I started renting out the Captain Morse House, we have had requests for a pool. The realtors all said that I would make 30% to 50% more in rent. So my August rates would rise from $27,000 (in a normal year) to $40,000 and even less people would be...

Martha’s Vineyard vs. Nantucket

8/3/2017 9:00AM The islands off Cape Cod, Mass., are famous for their beaches, New England charm and affluent summer residents. But many Martha’s Vineyard loyalists say they’ve never been to Nantucket, and vice versa. Courtesy: The Wall Street Journal Link to Video...

Ticks and Lyme Disease

I don’t want to be an alarmist but knowing about ticks is VERY important. Prevention starts with you. You cannot be clueless and careless especially where Deer Ticks are prevalent. Martha’s Vineyard is an island of mostly sand. The population changes...