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Oak Bluffs: New store on Circuit Ave.

A good friend of mine once told me that the only thing you can be certain of in this life is change, and how...

Oak Bluffs: The first step toward recognizing

All of us have been shaken and bewildered by the many drug overdoses which many times have resulted in the deaths of those we...

Oak Bluffs: Town Hall survey deadline approaches

May will greet us next week with flowers, sunshine, and more visitors. Along with flowers, it seems as if new houses are springing up...

Oak Bluffs: Spring is here – Back Door Donuts opens

Well, the town meetings and voting are mostly over. Some things have changed, and others are the same. Discussion on many things has come...

Oak Bluffs

Okay, I guess it is official. I am old. I truthfully do not feel any older than I did Thursday last, but as the...

Oak Bluffs: April Fool's weather

It seems as if we have been trapped in a gigantic swirl of April Fool’s weather for the past week. We rapidly are caught...

Oak Bluffs: Easter celebration

How wonderful it was to have the sunny, if somewhat cool, weather on Sunday. None of the traditional outside Easter services had to be...

Oak Bluffs: Happy Easter

The first day of spring, Sunday last, the Oak Bluffs Fire and EMS invited all retired and past members to share a  breakfast and...

Oak Bluffs: The sting of savings time

The beautiful sunrise I viewed Monday morning took some of the sting out of having to rise an hour earlier than usual due to...

Oak Bluffs: Excellent new ideas floating about

Sorry about no Oak Bluffs column last week, but one of those coughing, chilling bugs swatted me with a vengeance, leaving me with a...

Oak Bluffs: I will support intelligence and common sense

Soft blue skies and warmth in the mornings ending with fire-red sunsets and colder air in the evenings are not to be complained about....

Oak Bluffs: Check out the great new Town of Oak Bluffs website

Temperatures reading minus 7° and 12° seem to be a mistake; that is, until you stick your head out the door. Then you are...

Oak Bluffs: Right in the middle of winter

Winds blowing across the already frozen snow make me realize how in years past, people could be lost during blizzards on the plains, where...

Oak Bluffs: Balmy weather

Sun and springlike temperatures won out over snow and cold this past weekend. Sunday was a day for beach walking, strolls along the sidewalks,...

Oak Bluffs: Brazilian Carnaval

Did you all enjoy this past weekend?  Often it seems as if the weathermen are “crying wolf,” but this time they were quite accurate....

Oak Bluffs: time to get cozy

So now the snow has covered the courageous few pink buds on the rhododendron bush that tried so hard to open fully, but at...

Oak Bluffs: The future of shopping is changing

Now is the season when Circuit Avenue has more shuttered stores than open ones. Some, like Linda Jean’s, are closed for only a month...

Oak Bluffs: 2016 Celebrations

New Year’s Eve was celebrated with our continuing fall-like weather, and it appeared that the restaurants and hotels were the site of many people’s...

Oak Bluffs: Former police officer makes happy headlines

We wake up Friday to a brand-new year. As people have always done, we are all wishing for a peaceful 2016. An impossibility, you...

Oak Bluffs: A Poem for the Season

The calendar may say December, but the forsythia blooming in my yard seems to contradict it. But even without cold temperatures and snow, the...