Business Brief: ohDeer offers solution for dangerous pests

ohDeer, a new all-natural deer, tick and mosquito control company, provides environmentally safe alternative to pesticides, and also provides monthly treatments to keep yards and gardens free of hungry deer. New company owner Mario Spindola of Oak Bluffs said he is dedicated to informing Island residents about how to prevent different illnesses borne by ticks […]

Business Brief: Charles and Charles MV awarded TripAdvisor Greenleaders Status

Charles and Charles MV, a recently opened inn in Vineyard Haven, has been accepted as a  Silver level Green Leader into the TripAdvisor GreenLeaders program, which helps travelers plan greener trips by identifying environmentally friendly accommodations across the U.S. TripAdvisor GreenLeaders have met a set of environmental standards developed for TripAdvisor by a leading environmental […]

Business Brief: Familiar name returns to Kelleher Real Estate

Kelleher Real Estate is announcing the addition of two talented professionals to their office staff, George Pimentel, the brother of the much-loved Jaqueline Pimentel, and niece Morgan Woods. After spending considerable time on the Island over many years, George and Morgan decided to leave impressive careers off Island to pursue new opportunities on the Vineyard […]

Business Brief: WBENC recognizes Vineyard Herbs Teas & Apothecary

The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) recently certified Vineyard Herbs Teas & Apothecary LLC national certification through the Center for Women and Enterprise in Boston. Vineyard Herbs is now vetted and certified as a diverse vendor to supply its products to large corporations and state and federal agencies, according to a press release. Its […]

Business Brief: Drs. Gold and Katz return to Integrated Health Care

Summer residents for many years, Dr. Iris Gold, an acupuncturist and natural medicine doctor, and Dr. Steven Katz, a chiropractic orthopedist, will return to Integrated Health Care on Monday, June 23. Drawing upon Chinese medicine, nutritional supplements, and bio identical hormone replacement, Ms. Gold specializes in women’s health issues, especially menopause and fertility, according to […]

Business Brief: Sandpiper REALTOR® achieves green designation

Sandpiper Realty, Inc. announced that Rose Ryley Courcier was awarded the National Association of REALTORS®’ Green Designation. Rose has gained the knowledge and the tools necessary to become a trusted green resource, according to a press release.  For more information about NAR’s Green Designation, visit For more information, go to