• Festive songs in the square before tree lighting.
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  • Gannon McCarthy checks out the lights of Post Office Square.
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  • The Oak Bluffs tree is lit.
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  • Gearing up for Santa's arrival by donning some antlers.
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  • The Brian Weiland Band provides tunes at Dreamland.
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  • Here comes Santa Claus.
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  • Sisters Adriana and Talia Young sip hot chocolate.
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News

An Oak Bluffs resident is challenging the award of an aquaculture license at Eastville Beach. Jacob H. Ludwig 3rd is asking the superior court to overturn a decision to grant Dan and Greg Martino an...
With all six Island towns in a revaluation year for property assessments, tax rates have been slow to arrive this year. Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, and Tisbury all saw increases in total valuation.
An extensive plan to upgrade and resurface the 6.5-mile stretch of road that spans three towns has the backing of the joint transportation committee and funding from the state.

Celebrations

Charlotte Bolduc and Matthew Bolduc of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Lily Mae Bolduc, born on Dec. 6 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Kara Webster and Shawn Webster of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a son, Parker Michael Webster, born on Nov. 29, 2014 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.
Alana Oliveira and Cristiano Silva of Oak Bluffs announce the birth of a daughter, Melissa Trindode Silva, born on Nov. 6 at the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital.

Obituaries

Pulitzer Prize-winner Carleton Mabee, a seasonal resident of Oak Bluffs since 1950, died Dec. 18. He was 99.
Charles (Charlie) E. Gaffey Jr. of Waltham died Dec. 7. Charlie was born and raised in Watertown, resided in Waltham and summered in Oak Bluffs.