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Investigation sees no criminal charges for Oak Bluffs COA head

Investigation by Oak Bluffs police finds muddled accounting, and the way some funds were handled by Roger Wey will take time to unravel.

MVC blesses Oak Bluffs bowling alley development

The full commission was unanimous in its decision, some calling it a ‘model project.’

Fishermen, beachgoers work to loosen plover closures

Martha’s Vineyard Beach Access Coalition joins burgeoning movement that seeks more balanced approach to plover protection.

Committee recommends MVC approve bowling alley plan

The land use planning committee met Monday and voted to endorse the plan. Now it goes to the full committee for a decision.

Oak Bluffs selectmen approve FY 2015 budget

A spike in education costs will require a budget override vote at annual town meeting

MVC member’s off the cuff remark to chairman sparks controversy

A quip by Linda Sibley about bowling alley developer Sam Dunn raises concerns.

MVC still not bowled over

Commission members questioned a sound abatement study, planned use of non-native flora and abutter concerns.

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging director denies wrongdoing

Roger Wey says Quilt Fund money is not under town purview.

Island health care gets a shot in the arm

The hospitalist program is designed to free up Martha’s Vineyard Hospital primary care docs and improve inpatient care.

Opiates, a love story

A recovering Island addict talks about his almost fatal attraction and his daily quest for redemption.

COA director Roger Wey placed on paid administrative leave

Selectmen cited a report that raises questions about accounting practices at the Oak Bluffs Council on Aging

Oak Bluffs Challenge is the new tournament in town

Selectmen approved a multi-species tournament that excludes sharks.

Oak Bluffs bowling alley rolls into MVC hearing process

Martha’s Vineyard Commission says noise, traffic studies needed.

Oak Bluffs harbor committee recommends new tournament

Organizers would replace the Monster Shark tournament with the Oak Bluffs Challenge.

Oak Bluffs report points to untapped business potential

Advisory panel suggestions range from new media to old-fashioned signage to boost downtown.

Oak Bluffs board approves bowling alley plan

After revisions to accommodate abutting residents and the board, the developer gets unanimous approval.

Oak Bluffs selectmen move two long standing issues along

Regulations on food carts passed narrowly; downtown blight by-law sent to planning board.

Monster Shark Tournament may live again in Oak Bluffs

Tournament fisherman Matthew Kriedel said he would make changes that will benefit the town.

Martha’s Vineyard police and physicians confront opiate abuse

The second installment in an ongoing look at addiction on Martha's Vineyard.

Oak Bluffs advisory panel member highlights value of digital media

Digital media can provide a cost effective tool to build consensus.