Plastic-Free MV Takes Mission Down-Island
Holly Pretsky

After an initiative to ban plastic bottles passed up-Island, students from Plastic Free MV are setting their sights on the three down-Island towns.

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Oak Bluffs, Eversource Come to Terms Over Battery Storage
Holly Pretsky

The town of Oak Bluffs has reached agreement with Eversource that will allow work to continue on an energy storage facility in the town. The battery storage facility will be capable of storing 14.7 megawatts.

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Oak Bluffs Names New Shellfish Constable
Holly Pretsky

Chuck Fisher, who served as deputy shellfish constable for five years, will succeed retiring constable David Grunden.

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Selectmen Vote to Remove Plaques from Civil War Monument
Noah Asimow

At a public forum Tuesday night, Oak Bluffs selectmen unanimously agreed adopt the Martha’s Vineyard NAACP’s recommendation.

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Oak Bluffs to Hold Public Forum on Fate of Civil War Monument
Landry Harlan
An emotionally charged debate over whether two plaques on a Civil War monument in Oak Bluffs should stay or be removed remains unsettled.
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Civil War Statue Debate Dominates Oak Bluffs Meeting
Steve Myrick
In a sometimes tense, sometimes emotional debate, Oak Bluffs selectmen heard arguments for and against a request to remove plaques from a Civil War monument.
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Bids Due in Spring for Solar Array in Oak Bluffs
Holly Pretsky

Oak Bluffs selectmen discussed ongoing plans for a solar array at the capped landfill and heard a proposal for an Islandwide health collaborative at their meeting Tuesday night.

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Oak Bluffs, Tisbury Near Agreement on Shared Building Inspector
Steve Myrick

Tisbury and Oak Bluffs are nearing agreement on sharing a building commissioner who would cover both towns.

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Oak Bluffs Wrestles With Cost of Being Go-To Town for Nonprofits
Holly Pretsky

With a small audience of community nonprofit leaders and organizers, Oak Bluffs selectmen discussed the town’s role as host of the majority of the Island’s nonprofits and human services.

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Two Towns Eye Shared Building Inspector
Holly Pretsky

Tisbury and Oak Bluffs are beginning to talk across town lines about sharing some services, beginning with a building commissioner

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