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Oak Bluffs: Illumination Night

It seems as if the lazy, hazy days of summer are rapidly coming to an end. Like a runner at a track meet who...

Oak Bluffs: Here is the place to be

The next two weeks are busy ones for the Island. Oak Bluffs will be the place to go on August 16 for Grand Illumination...

Oak Bluffs: Summer wishes

Here is August already, and I am hoping for a few wishes to be granted this month. I wish shoppers would not leave their...

Oak Bluffs: Fashion, art, and collectables sale

Blink your eyes and August will be here once again. I think Mother Nature is playing her usual games with us, as we rapidly...

Oak Bluffs: Book sale

So many events going on, it seems as if it would be impossible to attend half of them in your lifetime. The P.A. Feast...

Oak Bluffs: Portuguese-American Feast

Oak Bluffs’ own special gala, the annual Portuguese-American Feast, takes place this weekend, Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16. Saturday night all are...

Oak Bluffs: Summer camps

I hope everyone had a safe and joyful Fourth of July holiday. It looked as if summer waited until this holiday week to arrive,...

Oak Bluffs: Beautiful Monday

Now Monday at last; the birds awaken me in the morning just as the sun is rising, with their singing back and forth as...

Oak Bluffs: The little things

In spite of the busy season and crowded Island, there are still those people who manage to find time to help out in both...

Oak Bluffs: Dead trees

The buzz in my neighborhood isn’t from bees, but from the sound of chainsaws removing numerous dead oak trees that have been killed by...

Oak Bluffs: Harbor Fest

Get ready for the next major event in Oak Bluffs, the annual Oak Bluffs Harbor Festival, where everyone celebrates the beginning of summer with...

Oak Bluffs: Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend started off with great weather that was enjoyed by visitors, boaters, and everyone, with streets and harbors overflowing. However, it started...

Oak Bluffs: Remembrance on Memorial Day

The letters were fragile and yellowed, showing their age. It was sometimes difficult to read the writing, as the cursive style was more drawn...

Oak Bluffs: Good things at Featherstone!

We are looking prettier as the days go by. Thanks to all the town workers who take such good care of the town properties,...

Oak Bluffs: Unpredictable weather

Are we all enjoying our roller coaster spring weather? As I am writing this column, Monday, we are on the lower track of the...

Oak Bluffs: Dandelions

There’s gold in them thar hills, as they say. Most of the lawns and roadsides in my neighborhood are covered with the bright yellow...

Oak Bluffs: Earth Day clean ups

Didn't the Earth Day cleanup crews do a marvelous job on Sunday? They removed truckloads of rubbish from the beaches and roadsides, allowing us...

Oak Bluffs: Happy homecomings

Well, our town meeting and elections are over for this year. The results have left some people happy and some not, but let’s hope...

Oak Bluffs: Changing of the seasons

Easter is this weekend, and finally the weather is getting appropriate to the season. The warmth has brought out the spring flowers everywhere, and...

Oak Bluffs: Banning plastic bags

Now that there is no more snow on the ground, for now, we can see firsthand the reawakening of plants as they sprout in...