Select Board Renews Entertainment License for Offshore Ale
Live music will continue at Offshore Ale Co. after the Oak Bluffs select board approved a new entertainment license for the business Tuesday, over concerns raised by neighbors.
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Oak Bluffs Is Third Town to Delay Action on Housing Bank Article
Echoing the concerns of Edgartown and West Tisbury, the Oak Bluffs select board delayed action this week on a draft annual town meeting article to create a Martha’s Vineyard housing bank.
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Two Major Affordable Housing Projects Take a Leap Forward
Two major projects on the Island cleared key hurdles when select boards in Edgartown and Oak Bluffs awarded separate bids to the nonprofit Island Housing Trust (IHT) and its Boston partner.
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Bid Awarded for Oak Bluffs Streetscape Project
A straw poll taken at the Oak Bluffs special town meeting proved fruitless, when the select board voted to award a construction bid for the downtown streetscape project Tuesday.
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Oak Bluffs Eyes Return of Fireworks
If the Oak Bluffs fireworks display is ever to return, it will be the town’s responsibility to make it happen, the select board determined Tuesday. The popular late-August event has been on hold for the past two summers.
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Offshore Ale Company Set to be Sold
The Offshore Ale Company is changing hands, with a sale of the popular eatery and its Kennebec avenue building expected to close next month for an undisclosed price. Longtime owners Colleen and Phil McAndrews are selling to Bill and Susan Honeycutt of Medford and Edgartown.
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Oak Bluffs Pushes Ahead on $2.7 Million Downtown Streetscape Plan
Oak Bluffs took another step closer to its ambitious downtown streetscape reconstruction Tuesday, when the select board agreed to issue a request for proposals to rebuild Circuit avenue with wider sidewalks, new trees and planters and parallel parking.
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Selectmen Blame State Legislators for Languishing Moped Bill
Oak Bluffs selectmen slammed the Cape and Islands state legislative delegation Tuesday over a long-stalled home rule petition to ban rental mopeds in town.
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Oak Bluffs Hires Garrett Albiston as Conservation Agent

The Oak Bluffs select board unanimously appointed assistant health agent Garrett Albiston as its new conservation agent on Tuesday, filling a six-month vacancy in the position.

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Selectmen Defend Decision to Downsize Waban Park Party
Controversy and confusion over the recent downsizing of a summer event in Waban Park prompted an outpouring of support for the antiracism advocacy organization A Long Talk at the Oak Bluffs selectmen’s meeting Tuesday.
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