Oak Bluffs Follows Cultural District Trend
Sara Brown

Preliminary plans are underway to designate part of Oak Bluffs as a cultural district, a special state designation. The Aquinnah Circle and Vineyard Haven Harbor were recently designated districts.

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Oak Bluffs Appointment to MVC Stalls
Sara Brown

Oak Bluffs selectmen again postponed a decision about their appointment to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission after lengthy discussion Tuesday.

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Town Orders Formal Report on Island Theatre
Sara Brown

Selectmen will commission a report on how much it would cost to bring the crumbling, 101-year-old Island Theatre into a safe state.

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Oak Bluffs Police Chief to Town Meeting Critics: We Hear You
Steve Myrick

Responding to criticism about the police department at the annual town meeting, Erik Blake plans initiatives to improve community relations.

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Oak Bluffs Voters to Weigh in on Windemere Road Access Plan
Heather Hamacek

Oak Bluffs voters will be asked to accept Hospital Road as the new public access into the Windemere neighborhood at the April town meeting, selectmen decided this week.

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Oak Bluffs Selectmen Pull Plastic Bag Ban from Town Meeting Warrant
Steve Myrick

After hearing from town business owners who opposed a proposed plastic bag ban as too costly and inconvenient, Oak Bluffs selectmen voted unanimously Tuesday not to include the measure on the April town meeting warrant.

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New Library Director in Oak Bluffs
Steve Myrick

Oak Bluffs selectmen appointed Allyson Malik as the new town library director at their Tuesday meeting.

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Changing North Bluff Project Becomes Point of Controversy
Steve Myrick

A $5.6 million project to restore the crumbling North Bluff coastal bank is set to come before the Martha’s Vineyard Commission.

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Selectmen Try to Cool Heat Over Sengie Scallop Closure
Steve Myrick

Selectmen this week tried to broker a compromise solution in a heated dispute among town shellfishermen over the closing of Sengekontacket Pond to bay scalloping on the Oak Bluffs side.

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North Bluff Bid Process Questioned
Steve Myrick
Oak Bluffs selectmen reversed a decision made two weeks earlier and voted unanimously to reject all bids to restore the failing North Bluff coastal bank and seawall after a protest from one of the companies which bid on the project.
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