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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...

Oak Bluffs: Thank you Windermere Angels

Lights, bows, decorations, and holiday displays are now seen everywhere in anticipation of Christmas and holidays to be soon celebrated. Also here and there...

Oak Bluffs: beauty and peace display at Ocean Park

As I am writing this column early Monday morning, Dec. 7, I am thinking of that long-ago Dec. 7 Sunday, Pearl Harbor Day. When...

Oak Bluffs: First Family Fun Reading Night at MVPCS

We do have a most welcoming town, don’t we? The downtown area, the beautiful parks, and the flower beds that are seen everywhere in...

Oak Bluffs: the season of giving

Our town is quietly preparing for the coming holidays. Decorations are being put in place in our parks, stores, and streets, invitations have been...

Oak Bluffs: Thanksgiving is coming

Thanksgiving coming up already? Wasn't it just Labor Day? But look at the trees, now mostly naked of leaves, and the ground, which is...

Oak Bluffs: saying goodbye to Donald Billings

The sun does not seem to be shining as much, and there is a pallor of sadness over the town, since the death of...

Oak Bluffs: Upcoming Holiday Celebrations

We are now on the cusp of the whirlwind that starts the upcoming holiday celebrations, but let’s enjoy this quiet time while it lasts....

Oak Bluffs: Drive- In Movie for Kids

In 1954, I helped distribute information about the plans for the MVRHS by going out door to door in Tisbury. During that era, even...