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Oak Bluffs

Back into the real New England World of colder and unpredictable weather are many Oak Bluffs residents who enjoyed warmer and sunnier climates this past week of school vacation.


In continuing our winter tour, I am reporting this week from the French Quarter, Mardi Gras central.


Welcome back to everyone who was away over February break, and I really hope you all brought some warmth and sunshine home with you because the winter thing is getting a little old around here.

Delightful design for Edgartown Library

I'm delighted about the design for the new Edgartown Library, which provides for both children and adults.


Hello, Thursday! We've nearly made it through to another weekend.


The daffodils will arrive next Tuesday.

Take yoga to Cronig’s

Have you stopped by down-Island Cronigs lately? Okay, now it is time to take a deep breath and let out a long sigh.

Vineyard defeats Norwell, advances in tourney play

The Martha's Vineyard Regional High School boys varsity basketball team defeated Norwell in front of a raucous hometeam crowd Wednesday night.

No way to do business

I traveled to Oak Bluffs to return a jacket I purchased for my son.

Overseeing youth hockey

Twenty years ago I walked out of the M.

The mood is right for revolutions

More than 40 years ago, a friend, an ex-marine, who served in Vietnam and survived countless firefights and fortunately returned home miraculously unscathed, would always tell me, "It only takes one man to start a revolution.

Marathon meeting for Tisbury selectmen

Tisbury selectmen honored Rasmus Sayre Tuesday.

High school Wellness Day promotes health and fun

This Wednesday is "Wellness Day" at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School.

High school enrollment projected to remain stable

Enrollment at Martha's Vineyard Regional High School (MVRHS) will likely remain stable through the 2014-15 school year, according to the most recent projections made by the New England School Development Council (NESDEC), a not-for-profit educational organization.

Tisbury selectmen on the fence about encroachment issues

If Robert Frost had been at the Tisbury selectmen's meeting Tuesday, he might have had second thoughts about writing that "Good fences make good neighbors.

Oak Bluffs board of health closes Oyster Bar Grill

The Oak Bluffs board of health ordered the Oyster Bar Grill closed Tuesday, March 8, until the Circuit Avenue establishment complies with required inspections.

Town meeting warrant set in Edgartown

At their Monday meeting, Edgartown selectmen approved a 68-article annual

Police stop horseplay on Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road

The police call early Saturday morning was not a case of rounding up the usual suspects for Edgartown Police officers Stephanie Immelt, left, and Officer William Bishop.

Island man sentenced for assault

Edgartown District Court presiding justice H.

Salaries, services on the budget cutting block in Oak Bluffs

Having resolved the current fiscal year budget crisis with a series of cuts, Oak Bluffs selectmen Tuesday turned their attention to the next fiscal year and a proposed operating budget that would sharply reduce many town services.