The island is located south of Cape Cod in Massachusetts and is known for being a beautiful summer colony. The island is accessible only by boat and air, so finding transportation is challenging. Since the 1960's the island's year-round population has grown considerably. The cost of living is 60% higher than the national average housing prices are 96% higher, but it is still a popular hotspot to visit. Obviously the area is very rich in culture and wealth and has some of the most elite east coast families. Extremely pleasant and favorable summer weather has helped make Martha's Vineyard a tourist destination. Life on the local beaches, boating and summer time activities highlight the charm of the island, and its community. The local community takes a keen interest in balancing the ecology and wildlife of the Island. Martha's Vineyard is home to one of the earliest known deaf communities in the US. A special sign language was developed on the island, and it was called MVSL. The island has a great culture and history that locals are extremely proud of.
Charles W. Howard owns the CallAHead porta potty business in New York. He spends his weekends and vacation time in Martha's Vineyard with his entire family whenever possible.