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Oak Bluffs: New England surprises

Our weather continues with its New England surprises; we enjoyed a beautiful sunny day Saturday last, followed by sharply falling temperatures, and now last...

Oak Bluffs: Oak Bluffs Fire/EMS Department open house

Once again last weekend was a mix of sun and snow, and even rain and sleet, but that means springtime here in New England....

Oak Bluffs: Remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“The time is always right to do what is right.” So spoke Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., well over 60-plus years ago. This Baptist...

Oak Bluffs: The political season

Spring is slowly approaching, with most of the snow disappearing under the wee bits of sun we have seen, and we are hoping that...

Oak Bluffs: A time to donate

The first day of spring arrived on Tuesday last. I think she looked around and decided to go somewhere else, as on this Monday...

Oak Bluffs: Ides of March

Today, March 15, is the Ides of March. Beware the Ides of March, ’twas said, and 38 years ago today occurred an event on...

Oak Bluffs: Had our backs

I had promised myself that I would not mention weather in this week’s column, but alas, complicated March erased that promise. Oh how the...

Oak Bluffs: Our upside-down weather

Once again, this past weekend was a rerun of what has been our upside-down weather this winter. Saturday morning at last the sun appeared...

Oak Bluffs: Congratulations Molly

I still remember the absolute horror of that day in 1970 when four Kent State students were shot by members of the Ohio National...

Oak Bluffs: Avoiding endless telemarketing

The torrential rains of last weekend left puddle pools and disrupted outdoor activity plans, but thankfully no floods. Now we are facing a few...

Oak Bluffs: Courage

February not only is the shortest month of the year, but it is also Black History Month. After reading a few articles and watching...

Oak Bluffs: Winter’s indecision

Once again we were lulled to sleep by a rhapsody of howling wind, pelting rain, and the discordant cries of the cat, Doodle, who...

Oak Bluffs: Cancelling “Jeopardy”

Sports seem to have taken over this winter season, especially football and in particular the Patriots. Now, I enjoy sports and the Patriots also,...

Oak Bluffs: Slow season

Winter brings a change to our town. If you take a ride up Circuit Avenue now, it appears as if there is only one...

Oak Bluffs: Knit a bit

The weather is a bit warmer, but last week’s cold and icy winds left me inside the house, like someone under house arrest. I...

Oak Bluffs: Brave the cold

Can it really be 2018? We certainly hope so, as most of us are not looking back at 2017 with fond memories. What a...

Oak Bluffs: Happy memories

So here it is, the Friday before Christmas, and the Times has requested that we get a column in to them today for the...

Oak Bluffs: The bite of winter

Another bit of wisdom from my Old Farmer’s Almanac engagement calendar states that winter either bites with its teeth or lashes with its tail....

Oak Bluffs: Friends of Oak Bluffs silent auction

How peaceful and beautiful an evening's journey into our town is at this time of year. Driving down New York Avenue you are greeted...

Oak Bluffs: Music and lights

Oak Bluffs shines the brightest at Christmas and holiday time, and this year is no different. Already the decorations have begun to appear around...