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We are getting good feedback on how everything on Circuit Ave. is being dressed up, and I am hoping you can also give me an update on your plans for the Island theater. It still looks as awful as it has for years!
Construction will be limited to four days a week until September 1.
Citing sparse attendance at the Tuesday morning hearing, the board of health agreed to schedule an evening hearing.
There’s no rehabilitation on this Island. It’s ridiculous that someone has to go to Falmouth to be evaluated. Addiction is a huge problem here. I see how frustrating it is for the addicts and the families of addicts. New Paths and Vineyard House do good work, but they’re just putting a finger in the dike.”
Per advice of town counsel, the board will allow Roger Wey and his attorney time to deliberate their options.
An Oak Bluffs barber shop gets a new look but stays true to its old-school roots.
Police said Benjamin Knight intentionally drove his Toyota pickup truck into the harbor. Quick action by the assistant harbormaster saved the day.
The only box turtle in captivity on the Island is at Felix Neck...It’s been there 40 years. We had to book the turtle through Susan Bellincampi, and it had a pretty busy schedule.
On Tuesday night, Oak Bluffs selectmen excused themselves from a standing room only crowd at the library meeting room to meet with suspended Council...
In a marathon session Tuesday, Oak Bluffs selectmen received a middling report card on town finances and fielded citizen ire over the condition of...
The 5,500 photovoltaic cells are expected to save the town $74,000.
Oak Bluffs officials said they plan to remove dredge spoils from the popular beach and look for more acceptable sand.
The new complex will feature 10 lanes and a bar.
At Tuesday night’s selectmen’s meeting, Oak Bluffs town administrator Robert Whritenour announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has reversed its initial rejection...
The stuff contains more clay than we were led to believe by the bridge contractor...it’s not what we had hoped we were getting. If we get down to June 1 and it hasn’t bleached down we’d consider moving it.
Charlie called and said, ‘Do we need a halfway house?’ and I shouted ‘Yes!’ so loudly I think they probably heard me on the Vineyard.
We get in-kind donations from businesses and from individuals and that sends the message that the community cares, which is very powerful. The support from the community means people want them to be healthy and want them back.
Because they’re so small, roughly the size of a poppy seed, and because they excrete a natural anesthetic when they bite, deer tick nymphs are masters at avoiding detection. By the time these terrible teens reach adulthood in late summer, they will be responsible for about 90 percent of the Lyme disease contracted by humans.
A new generation of Island anglers enjoyed a picture-perfect day at the 40th annual trout derby Saturday.
It was a picture perfect spring morning as over 100 children, ages 3 to 14, cast their lines into Duarte’s Pond in West Tisbury...