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Oak Bluffs: Illumination Night

This is the week of three major celebrations, with two of the three taking place in Oak Bluffs. The annual Illumination Night took place...

Oak Bluffs: To sink beneath the waves

Welcome to President Obama and his family. I hope the weather cooperates so that they enjoy the beaches, golf courses, and wherever they travel...

Oak Bluffs: Still another moped accident

So here we are again, back at the beginning with another horrifying moped accident. Throughout the past many years, every time there is a...

Oak Bluffs: Things to do

Updated 8:53 am, July 28  Summer fun so many years ago, when I was growing up, was vastly different for kids than it is...

Oak Bluffs: New boardwalk

I have spent the past week dodging the snowstorm of gypsy moths that have adopted my yard. They swirl around, up and down, plastering...

Oak Bluffs: Gypsy moth caterpillars

The shade is gone from my neighborhood this summer, as so many trees have been rendered leafless by the gypsy moth caterpillars. My yard...

Oak Bluffs: Kindergarten graduation

Friday last, a very important event was held at the Oak Bluffs School. It was the kindergarten graduation, for 40-plus students. Family members and...

Oak Bluffs: Father's Day Celebration

The 14-year-long journey that my family had taken as my husband traveled the road of Alzheimer's ended peacefully on May 30. There are so...

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...