Heap high the farmer’s wintry hoard! Heap high the golden corn! No richer gift has Autumn poured From out her lavish horn! —John Greenleaf Whittier

Travel Advisory

Ferry service to and from the Vineyard is cancelled for the remainder of the day due to rough seas and high winds. For information go to steamshipauthority.com.

A few things have changed since the Reliable Market first opened in 1947, but not the family behind its success. The Pachecos have owned and operated the store from the beginning, when Armando (Eddie) Pacheco opened his self-service grocery on Circuit avenue.

Martha's Vineyard News

Nature Conservancy

I really think that fall’s colors were more brilliant this year, the reds and yellows much happier against the deep blue skies. Maybe they seemed that way to me.