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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...

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...