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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...

Oak Bluffs: Lilacs for Memorial Day

For the first time in many years, the fragrance of lilacs blooming and Memorial Day weekend are occurring at the same time. Along with...

Oak Bluffs: Outside activities

At last the grass is turning green and we are getting more than two hours of sunshine each day. The boat line is still...

Oak Bluffs: Growth

How much more pleasant is my view out the windows, as now the tulips, crocus, grape hyacinths, and tulips are now in full bloom....

Oak Bluffs: Sounds of spring

Morning brings a glow these warmer days, and when I awaken there is a golden light shining through the windows. At last the long-awaited...

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...