Inkwell Beach Yoga to Resume with Park Commission Approval

With a room full of supporters of the yoga group, parks commissioners Monday said concerns about the group as it has grown in popularity have been longstanding.

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In Weekend of Nationwide Protests, Peaceful Crowd Gathers at Waban Park
Aaron Wilson

As protests and violence rang out around the country, a peaceful crowd gathered at Waban Park in Oak Bluffs Sunday morning.

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Oak Bluffs Shorefront
Vineyard Gazette
About 35,000 cubic yards of sand have been deposited on the beach below Sea View avenue in Oak Bluffs, out of a total of nearly 85,000 yards scheduled to be placed on the beach to rebuild it as part of a $400,000 federal erosion control project now under way.
 
In addition to the beach buildup, a 570-foot stone groin is being built perpendicular to the shore out into Nantucket Sound to reduce further erosion of the town bathing and recreation area.
 
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Swimming With the Fishes, Naming Them Too

A recent advancement in the analysis of eDNA has allowed scientists to detect the presence of marine life with just a drop of water.

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Little Bridge Flows, Beach Sand Grows, It's a Win-Win
Heather Hamacek

The summer scene is back to normal this year at Pay and Inkwell beaches following a project this spring to renourish them with tons of clean sand dredged sand from underneath the Little Bridge.

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Oak Bluffs Beaches Reopen After Temporary Closure
Olivia Hull

Two downtown beaches in Oak Bluffs reopened to swimming Thursday after a two-day closure.

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Town Will Remove Poor-Quality Sand from Inkwell Beach
Olivia Hull

Following an outpouring of criticism, selectmen announced Tuesday that the dredge spoils deposited at Inkwell this spring will come off before summer. A small group of protesters had picketed at the site one day earlier.

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Dredged Sand Is Cause For Concern
Olivia Hull

With Memorial Day close at hand, town officials in Oak Bluffs are scrambling to remedy a situation at Inkwell Beach where dark sediment has been deposited as part of a beach nourishment project.

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Selectmen Hear Concerns Over Quality of Sand at Inkwell Beach
Olivia Hull

Citizens voiced concerns surrounding the sand deposits from a beach nourishment project at Pay and Inkwell beaches to Oak Bluffs selectmen this week.

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Smudges at the Inkwell; Dogs, Trash Pile-Up Raise Concerns
Olivia Hull

The water isn’t the only thing heating up midsummer in Oak Bluffs. At a Tuesday meeting of the town selectmen, residents held passionate debates about the new lifeguard force at Inkwell Beach and parking safety in the North Bluff neighborhood.

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