Rims Come Down at Niantic Park After Too Many Rules Are Violated
Aaron Wilson
The basketball courts at Niantic Park in Oak Bluffs were closed this week amid concerns about people violating rules to prevent unsafe crowding.
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Sports Partnership
India Rose, owner of Hustle Sports Marketing and Hustle & Thrive Company, has partnered with Connective Inc.
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Niantic Park Playground Reopens
Steve Myrick

The children’s playground at Niantic Park is now open after a major renovation.

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Nothing But Net as Niantic Park Prepares for Reopening
Steve Myrick

After more than three years of planning, a year of construction and a fair share of financial stress, Niantic Park in Oak Bluffs will be fully open to the public within a matter of weeks.

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Niantic Park Renovation Is a Community Affair
Steve Myrick

Work is almost done on a $819,000 overhaul project at Niantic Park. Beginning Wednesday, hundreds of volunteers will take part in a five-day build to complete a separate, privately-funded children's playground.

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Niantic Park, Popular Summer Haunt, Closes for Renovations
Olivia Hull

For the first time in more than five decades, there will be no basketball in Niantic Park this summer due to major renovations planned for the popular Oak Bluffs hangout. Construction is slated to begin mid-April.

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Hoop Dreams Stay Alive With Niantic Park Restoration Plan
Olivia Hull

At first, it was just a peach basket nailed to a telephone pole. Vincent Frye was 12 in 1952 when he begged his parents to put up a basketball hoop outside his Oak Bluffs home. All the other kids on Wamsutta avenue had sporting equipment in their yard. So the “net” went up on the pole across the street, at the corner of Niantic Park. Neighbors came over to play ball, and the rest, well, is history.

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Streetballers Tickle the Twine in Annual Niantic Park Classic
Ivy Ashe
The music of the Star-Spangled Banner gave way to the sounds of emcee Allen (Deejay Lefty) Pires’s turntable as the eighth annual Vineyard Streetball Classic got underway this Saturday in Niantic Park in Oak Bluffs. For the next five hours, would-be NBA stars from 14 teams — six from the age 10 to 12 division and four each in the age 13 to 14 and 15 to 18 — battled through round robin and double elimination play before the two strongest sides met in each division’s final championship game.
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