Bid for Oak Bluffs Town Hall Comes in High
Steve Myrick

A sole bid for the new town hall came in substantially higher than the money appropriated for the project.

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Selectmen Permanently Close Vulnerable Stretch of East Chop Drive
Steve Myrick

Oak Bluffs selectmen voted to permanently close East Chop Drive to vehicles; bicycles and pedestrians will still be allowed.

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Judge Upholds Order to Euthanize Dogs
Steve Myrick

An Edgartown district court judge recently upheld the decision of the Oak Bluffs selectmen to order two dogs euthanized.

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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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With Bluff Compromised by Storms, East Chop Drive Is Closed
Landry Harlan

East Chop Drive is closed until further notice due to further deterioration of the bluff caused by the recent gauntlet of northeasters hammering the coast.

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As Youth Tennis Plans Changes, Selectmen Have Questions
Holly Pretsky

The Oak Bluffs selectmen were full of questions this week about planned changes to the Vineyard Youth Tennis program.

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Selectmen Test Idea for Uniform Taxi Regulations
Steve Myrick

Oak Bluffs selectmen this week proposed new taxi regulations for the town, and suggested that all Vineyard towns adopt the same rules.

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Court Clerk Upholds Order to Euthanize Dogs

A superior court clerk magistrate has upheld an order by the Oak Bluffs selectmen to humanely euthanize two pit bulls that attacked another dog.

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Oak Bluffs Faces Budget Shortfall
Steve Myrick
Facing a budget shortfall for the coming fiscal year fueled by education costs, health insurance and salaries, Oak Bluffs town administrator Bob Whritenour is recommending a $750,000 general override at the annual town meeting in April.
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Selectmen Order Two Dogs Euthanized Following Attack
Steve Myrick

Oak Bluffs selectmen ordered two dogs euthanized Tuesday evening.

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