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Over the next 48 hours, Mr. MacLeod’s loved ones faced the cruel purgatory of praying for him to live, knowing that he might never recognize them, or live without the help of a machine, again.
There are marvelous high-end places here. But we don’t want a young family to be scared off from visiting because they’re on a budget.
Selectmen cited long standing internal conflicts, financial irregularities for the council on aging director’s dismissal.
When an addict is in denial, loved ones can take a stand to stop the downward spiral.
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
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.
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...