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Oak Bluffs: ‘Be the U’

Once again Mother Nature seems confused and unable to make up her mind as to what kind of weather to send us this fall....

Oak Bluffs: Treats coming in October

We are hovering between hanging on to summer as long as possible and accepting the start of autumn. With the beautiful weather last weekend,...

Oak Bluffs: October’s ‘gorgeous forest tapestry’

“October, the extravagant sister, has ordered an immense amount of the most gorgeous forest tapestry for her grand reception.” Oh, how I wish I...

Oak Bluffs: Fundraiser for Eric Voshel

Our town was rocking last week, with people, music, and food, as hundreds of people flocked to Circuit Avenue for the Tivoli Day celebration....

Oak Bluffs: Tivoli Day is this weekend

My view from the porch now looks as if it has been filmed in slow motion. Instead of spring and summer flowers and fresh...

Oak Bluffs: New library programs for Fall

“O sweet September! Thy first breezes bring the dry leaf’s rustle and the squirrel’s laughter, the cool, fresh air, whence health and vigor spring,...

Oak Bluffs: First day of school Sept. 4

Let’s face it: As this last week of August is here, it is getting more difficult to maintain patience, smiles, and good humor. Now...

Oak Bluffs: Sullivan 5K

That squishing you hear is the sound of us trying to make our way through this soupy, rainy, humid weather, and predictions of more...

Oak Bluffs: Illumination night and more

We are here. The busiest week of the year on the Island started yesterday with our Illumination Night in the Campground. Then we continue...

Oak Bluffs: Calls for a solution

This past week has brought much sadness and soul-searching to many families throughout the Island. The death of a young man who lost his...

Oak Bluffs: MV Author Series continues

Did you know that a group of goldfinches is called a charm? How very appropriate for these delicate birds that have been visiting my...

Oak Bluffs: African American Cultural Festival

July’s sun and lack of rain is beginning to give our town a wilting appearance. After so many weeks in May and June of...

Oak Bluffs: Traffic, the good and the bad

Our town is looking its best and every way into the town is pleasing and abundant, with colorful flowers and shrubs, but the long...

Oak Bluffs: Free lunch and book sale

Updated July 11As busy as we all are, and as many special events as are occurring, almost everyone awaits the annual Portuguese Feast. The...

Oak Bluffs: Selectmen’s meeting

This hazy, hot, and humid weather brought some charming visitors to my yard last Friday night. While sitting on the porch waiting for a...

Oak Bluffs: Pickle week at OB library

A few hours of sunshine each day and rain showers at night are just the recipe that the lawns and flowers need to flourish....

Oak Bluffs: Reliable Market face-lift

The birds are my main source of entertainment these days, as I sit on my porch listening to their songs and watching their antics....

Oak Bluffs: Happy Father’s Day

At last, according to the weather forecasters, we are expecting warmer and sunnier weather, with the upcoming weekend being almost perfect. The summer solstice...

Oak Bluffs: Spring has sprung a leak

Spring certainly has sprung, as they say, but this year I think it has sprung a leak. The rains continue to fall, but at...

Oak Bluffs: High school reunion is coming up

A mixed-weather Memorial Day weekend took place, where celebrations managed to happen in between the days of almost 90° weather on Saturday, with a...