Oak Bluffs selectmen and the town finance and advisory committee (FINCOM) met on Tuesday to deliberate year-end transfers to cover department shortfalls for the 2014 fiscal year (FY14). The combined boards unanimously approved $99,868 in transfers, which will be paid from the town general fund, the town reserve fund and by inter-department transfers. The police […]
A routine traffic stop took a dangerous turn when Leandro Miranda, 23, of Edgartown, tried to flee Oak Bluffs police by taking them on a brief, high speed chase through downtown streets, congested with holiday traffic, on the afternoon of July 4. “It’s lucky nobody got hurt,” Oak Bluffs police Lieutenant Tim Williamson told The […]
I have gotten a free pizza every single summer…With the exception of one tragic loss almost ten years ago, which had to be one of the best days of my dad’s life. I couldn’t believe it; the Giordano boys didn’t believe me.
The much maligned dredge spoils, stored at the Oak Bluffs town cemetery after citizen outcry led to its removal from Inkwell Beach, has apparently found a final resting place. According to highway department supervisor Richard Combra, the material will be moved to an area of shoreline along East Chop to provide soil for beach grass. […]
Oak Bluffs selectmen voted unanimously at their regular Tuesday night meeting to appoint former Tisbury police officer Jason Marathas to the Oak Bluffs Police Department. Officer Marathas, a seven-year veteran in Tisbury received the Red Cross Professional Hero Award this year for jumping into Oak Bluffs harbor to help rescue a man who had fallen […]
In an era where public access to the waterfront is often threatened, we’re expanding it. And this is only the beginning. By the fall, we expect to start construction on a new seawall, here to my right, and a pedestrian boardwalk that will protect us from storms and bring more and more people to this lovely place.”
My personal favorite so far is OB Bowl,’ Mr. Dunn said. ‘I think it has great alliteration and would lend itself to a really cool logo.’
In the years to come, Island fishermen will take advantage of the pier to introduce kids to the fun of catching a scup, lovers will stroll along its length in quiet conversation, and visitors will be able to sit on one of the many wooden benches and admire the view.
We are getting good feedback on how everything on Circuit Ave. is being dressed up, and I am hoping you can also give me an update on your plans for the Island theater. It still looks as awful as it has for years!
The Oak Bluffs Water District tank painting project is coming to an end with the final stages of filling, disinfection, bacteria testing and refilling this week. “The tank will be back online on Friday,” said superintendent Kevin Johnson in a phone call with the Times. “Although the tank will be online, there is still ancillary […]