People were saying that we have to clean it up,” she said. “Clean and repair but not change the character of the town. We had to preserve the unique character of the town.
At the direction of police, highway crews changed the speed limit from 45 to 35 miles per hour along Edgartown-Vineyard Haven Road without required state authorization.
It was definitely a lot calmer. Not a lot of yahoos. The guys were nice and it seemed like they were just here to fish.
Oak Bluffs health officials Thursday morning reopened Inkwell Beach and Pay Beach in Oak Bluffs, closed since Tuesday because of high bacteria counts. Oak Bluffs health agent Shirley Fauteaux told The Times that the results of water samples taken Wednesday from the two popular beaches along Sea View Avenue showed bacteria levels had fallen within […]
Seasons, the long dormant restaurant/bar located in the heart of Circuit Avenue, is showing signs of new life. Construction crews have begun work to remove the restaurant and bar equipment and to gut the interior of the 3,000 square foot structure. Bob Murphy, proprietor of Towne and Country real estate and co-owner of the building […]
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 […]