Dust of a Pirate May Lie Buried There
Vineyard Gazette
All Oak Bluffs roads lead to the lobster hatchery; according to the signs, the first state lobster hatchery ever to be instituted, and this is the truth. Much as been written about this novel hatchery in consequence of which there are many visitors, all of them welcome.
 
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Eastville Was First
Eastville was the first populated area within the present town of Oak Bluffs. A map of 1781 showed thirty-two houses in the general region, most of them at Eastville. An 1850 map showed twenty-six houses at and near Eastville. The first census listing a population for the area was that of 1880, and it showed a population of 672, and by this time the settlement of Cottage City had passed Eastville.
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Piratical Visitor to Barbary Coast
Vineyard Gazette
For more than a century, only one dwelling house stood in what is now the settlement of Eastville, on the eastern shore of Vineyard Haven harbor. The laying out of streets there did not begin until after 1834 - and the growth from then on was partly due to the influence of the Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting at what is now Oak Bluffs, in 1835. The camp meeting landing was at Eastville.
 
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Oak Bluffs Town Column
Vineyard Gazette
An Auction Bridge Club has been formed in Oak Bluffs.
 
Some of the sportsmen have been fortunate and several geese have been the result.
 
Miss Mary Hayden, who has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence P. Hayden, has returned to the mainland for the winter.
 
The Baptist minister and his wife have moved into the “Baptist Parsonage” and are getting comfortably settled in their new home.
 
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Voters Elect Incumbents, Edgartown Says No to Fluoride
Sara Brown

Edgartown voters said no to fluoride in town water and a new airplane hangar and re-elected Arthur Smadbeck as selectman Thursday. Greg Coogan and Jason Balboni were elected to two seats on the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen and West Tisbury passed a $400,00 budget override.

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Oak Bluffs Voters Take First Step to Ban Rental Mopeds
Landry Harlan
Oak Bluffs voters took a first step toward banning moped rentals, signed off on a laundry list of capital improvement projects, and approved a $30.3 million budget, the largest in the history of the town.
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Mopeds and Spending Occupy Annual Town Meetings
Julia Wells

Voters took the first steps to ban rental mopeds and paid heartfelt tribute to a retiring moderator at annual town meetings Tuesday night.

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Super Tuesday: Four Island Towns Gather for Town Meetings Tonight
Sara Brown

A hotly-debated proposal to build a new Tisbury school, a first step toward banning mopeds, and lots of spending is on the agenda tonight as annual town meetings convene in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury and West Tisbury.

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Oak Bluffs Tackles Moped Ban, Spending, and Beach Rules
Landry Harlan

A moped ban, a $30.3 million budget, new rules on parks and beach use and a hefty list of capital improvements are all set to come before Oak Bluffs voters at their annual town meeting this year.

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Two Seats, Three Candidates in Oak Bluffs Selectmen's Race
Landry Harlan
Three candidates are running for two open seats on the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen this year, each with a distinct vision for what they hope to accomplish in the coming three-year term.
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