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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Oak Bluffs to Vote on Home Rule Petition to Ban Mopeds
Landry Harlan

On April 10, Oak Bluffs voters will decide whether to petition the Massachusetts legislature for special home rule legislation that would allow the town to ban mopeds rentals and leases in town.

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East Chop Bluff Project Moves Ahead, But Town Still Lacks Funding
Sara Brown

A project to restore the eroding East Chop Bluff is inching closer to reality, although the town is still seeking funding for the $17 to $20 million project.

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State Macadam Highway
Vineyard Gazette
A new allotment has just been made by the Mass. Highway Commission for State highway work in this town, and it is estimated and hoped that the section now under construction will bring the macadam down to a point near the Nicholas Norton brook, sometimes called Burnside Fall. Stone to be used in the above work will be paid for, delivered at the crusher at the rate of $1.10 per ton. If the stone comes in promptly it is hoped this section will be completed to the point above named by July 1st.
 
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