Martha’s Vineyard: “Playground of the rich” wracked by poverty and social crisis

Martha's Vineyard: “Playground of the rich” wracked by poverty and social crisis

Martha’s Vineyard, off the coast of southern Massachusetts, is a resort island known for its natural beauty and is a popular destination for affluent vacationers. For its year-round population, the combined pressures of a severe shortage of affordable housing, the pandemic and inflation have produced untenable conditions that are driving some people off the island … Read more