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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...

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...