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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...

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...

Oak Bluffs: No place like home

Our town was like a large high school reunion last week as we welcomed Bob Pacheco of Reliable Market home from a Boston hospital,...

Oak Bluffs: Upcoming town election

As I am writing this column on Monday morning, I can’t decide if the weather forecast or the political news is more upsetting and...

Oak Bluffs: Get well Bob

Have you gone into Reliable Market lately, and it seemed as if there was something or someone missing? Well, you were right. Bob Pacheco...

Oak Bluffs: The kids are out

If you wonder why there are so many kids seen about town, it is because it is winter break time until next Monday, March...

Oak Bluffs: Spring is coming

What a wonderful gift last weekend was to us all. The warm sun, blue skies, and warm temperatures lured many of us outside, and...

Oak Bluffs: Lagoon Pond

Last week I posed some questions for the Oak Bluffs Water District that many people expressed concerns about. Water commissioner Michael deBettencourt was kind...

Oak Bluffs: Water talk

Was that a football game that will never be surpassed in accomplishments? The Patriots will be long remembered for all the record breaking achieved...

Oak Bluffs: Overcast days

My forsythia has surrendered to the cold, and the days are mostly overcast now. It’s difficult to keep upbeat in this time of winter....

Oak Bluffs: Quiet on Circuit Ave

Circuit Avenue is quieter now, and seems to be taking a nap. So many of our restaurants are either closed for the winter or...

Oak Bluffs: Old headlines

The New Year seemed to have passed rather peacefully, with the usual ups and downs of a variety of weather, including a few flurries,...

Oak Bluffs: Playing in the snow

And the snows came, and kept coming and coming till everything was a black-and-white world. Meetings were canceled, and there was a delayed opening...

Oak Bluffs: Resolutions

Welcome to 2017. Are you all ready with your New Year’s resolutions and good intentions? My plans to be more organized in this new...

Oak Bluffs: Cozying-in time

It is the start of what I call the cozying-in time, as the Christmas celebrations have quieted down, and for the moment, it is...

Oak Bluffs: Sharing blessings

Here we are once again, on the brink of Christmas. The colder weather, and flurries of snow now and then, are adding to this...

Oak Bluffs: The search for affordable housing

Sunday last was a slow-moving one for me; I spent most of the day doing chores around the house, warmed by the wood stove...

Oak Bluffs: Kicking off the holiday season

What a pleasure it was to attend the Martha’s Vineyard Community Chorus concert on Sunday last. The Old Whaling Church was standing room only...

Oak Bluffs: Peaceful December

Hello, December. Last week Thanksgiving brought many people to our Island to celebrate with their families, and it seems as if suddenly we are...

Oak Bluffs: Oak Bluffs Quilters’ group

Once upon a time in a land far away, or so it seems now upon looking back, my childhood Thanksgivings were simpler. School was...