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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Voters Will Decide Town Hall Question
Steve Myrick

Oak Bluffs voters will decide next month whether to approve additional funding for a new town hall project.

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Selectmen Wrestle More, Town Hall Question Still Undecided
Steve Myrick

Oak Bluffs selectmen met in emergency session Tuesday to consider a special election to exclude the debt on the new town hall project.

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Special Town Meeting Set, Town Hall Project Unsettled
Steve Myrick

Unable to arrive at a consensus, Oak Bluffs selectmen put off a decision this week on whether to ask voters for another $1.3 million to build a new town hall at an upcoming special town meeting.

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In Second Round, Bids for Oak Bluffs Town Hall Stay High
Steve Myrick

For the second time in three months, bids to build a new town hall in Oak Bluffs have come in well above available funds, leaving town leaders scrambling for a solution.

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