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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...
Pending parks department and police approval the event will take place at Waban Park.
The hills of Vineyard Haven are the hardest for me. East Chop is one of my favorites, she said. I love running on the Island. It’s such a beautiful place. We’re very lucky to live here.
The Sunday after, I was reading the Sunday [Boston] Globe, and it had all this coverage, it all hit me,
People have been talking a lot about the state of downtown...We’re just catching O.B. at a bad moment. It’s going to come back. It already is. We’re in it for the long term.
Updated at 9:50 am, Friday, April 11.At the polls Thursday, Oak Bluffs voters approved a $600,000 Proposition 2.5 override (476-375), said no to a...
'I love this town,' Ms. Johnston said after the meeting. 'It was a very hard thing for me to get up there, but the response was very heartwarming.”
Changes made in harvesting, enforcement procedures, and closure criteria battle a baffling bacterium.
It was a routine morning for Samantha Cooperrider, veterinary technician at My Pet’s Vet in Vineyard Haven — until she sat down at her computer. The screensaver was no longer a Rottweiler puppy with a backpack. It was a cheeky ransom note, informing her, “Your personal files are encrypted!”