Oak Bluffs Town Column: June 16
It’s been a blast penning the Town of Oak Bluffs column since my first on June 22, 2012.
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Oak Bluffs Town Column: June 9

It seems as the season starts we take a lot for granted. Perhaps too much time spent thinking about the person driving too slow or too fast causes folks to lose focus on things that matter in Oak Bluffs. The bunting on the bandstand in Ocean Park last week added even more color to one of our more colorful settings. And did you notice there’s a new rock with a plaque thanking the community for the support in building Niantic Park? The park looks especially more appealing filled with children as the weather has turned.

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Oak Bluffs Town Column: June 2
About a week ago Mitch Landrieu, the mayor of New Orleans, made some heartfelt and interesting remarks about the removal of the city’s insulting Confederate monuments.
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Oak Bluffs Town Column: May 26

Nostalgia is bitter sweet by definition and a burden one would just as soon not experience like last week when I found that Mary’s Linen is no more, replaced by a T-shirt shop some other nice ladies have opened in its place.

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Oak Bluffs Town Column: May 19
It’s charming working at a place like the Vineyard Gazette where someone on staff, apparently researching a story, left a page behind from the Sunday, May 20, 1883 Boston Sunday Herald.
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Oak Bluffs Town Column: May 12
For the 62 years our family has been blessed with living in Oak Bluffs family tradition allows our kids to go to “town” unaccompanied at night.
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Oak Bluffs Town Column: May 5

In the Sept. 21, 2012 column I wrote about a June 1953 article entitled Oak Bluffs Was Definitely an Island Once by Joseph Chase Allen.

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Oak Bluffs Town Column: April 28

Unless you were around when Ogkeshkuppe was the name the original people gave Oak Bluffs, it would be too much to ask if you were familiar with Quinni-ummuh Street over in Ooh-quiessa near Asanootucket Pond.

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Oak Bluffs Town Column: April 21
Woodrow Wilson was President in April 1917 when we declared war against Germany and Oak Bluffs was 10 years old following our secession.
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Oak Bluffs Town Column: April 14
Those with time on their hands waiting for winter to wend its way out and bring spring will want to waste some time with Google Earth.
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