Yearly Archives: 2014

Alice Robinson has Girl Scouting in her blood

Ms. Robinson likes to relate stories from her great aunt’s early days working with Girl Scout Founder Juliette Gordon Low. 'Mrs. Low asked Dorris to join the national Girl Scout staff when it was first formed in 1912,' she said. 'One of Dorris's first jobs was to work with the troops being formed in the southern states because Dorris was the ‘least objectionable’ Northerner Mrs. Low knew.

Lagoon Ridge housing development is revived

We want to make homes that are accessible to the over 55 folks who are downsizing as well as homes that are affordable to working men and women who service the community like tradesmen, teachers, and police and firefighters

Interest stirring in stalled Kupersmith southern woodlands development

South Woods Farm, the 90-acre Oak Bluffs property that was a key bargaining chip in the settlement of a long-running political and regulatory battle...

Contest: Name that bowling alley!

My personal favorite so far is OB Bowl,' Mr. Dunn said. 'I think it has great alliteration and would lend itself to a really cool logo.'

Oak Bluffs building inspector declares Island Theatre unsafe

This is about cosmetics, it’s not about safety," he said. "Just because something’s an eyesore, it’s not a reason to tear it down, especially when it’s based on verbal comments that another engineer disagreed with. That building is not falling over unless someone takes a wrecking ball to it.

Editorial: Oak Bluffs fishing pier is a welcome Island addition

In the years to come, Island fishermen will take advantage of the pier to introduce kids to the fun of catching a scup, lovers will stroll along its length in quiet conversation, and visitors will be able to sit on one of the many wooden benches and admire the view.

Remember Tony Meyer’s generosity

To the Editor: A recent publication contained notice of the summer junior golf program that will soon begin at the Edgartown Golf Club. The notice...

Thanks for book fair support

To the Editor: This past April, the Island’s school libraries were fortunate to, once again, benefit from a week-long book fair sponsored by the Bunch...

Outpouring of support

To the Editor: This is a copy of a letter to the Chilmark selectmen. I wanted to take this opportunity to express sincere gratitude from all...

Upset and surprised

To the Editor: As one who pays over $8,000 in taxes to Oak Bluffs, I was upset to learn the selectmen and selectwoman had spent...