Oak Bluffs selectmen confront harbor noise

Oak Bluffs selectmen considered a new outdoor music policy at their Tuesday meeting, but finally settled on a stopgap measure that effectively rules out amplified bands at harbor restaurants until selectmen revisit the issue at their next meeting, on June 14.

Arthur R. Railton

A writer who became a reporter, then a public relations executive, then a historian, Arthur Roy Railton died peacefully at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital last week of respiratory failure after a very brief illness.