Oak Bluffs

Oak Bluffs Town Column

May and June of each year witness a range of graduations that represent the culmination of hard work by students, parents and grandparents.

Oak Bluffs Voters Take First Step to Ban Rental Mopeds

Oak Bluffs voters took a first step toward banning moped rentals, signed off on a laundry list of capital improvement projects, and approved a $30.3 million budget, the largest in the history of the town.

Voters Elect Incumbents, Edgartown Says No to Fluoride

Edgartown voters said no to fluoride in town water and a new airplane hangar and re-elected Arthur Smadbeck as selectman Thursday. Greg Coogan and Jason Balboni were elected to two seats on the Oak Bluffs board of selectmen and West Tisbury passed a $400,00 budget override.

Mopeds and Spending Occupy Annual Town Meetings

Voters took the first steps to ban rental mopeds and paid heartfelt tribute to a retiring moderator at annual town meetings Tuesday night.

Super Tuesday: Four Island Towns Gather for Town Meetings Tonight

A hotly-debated proposal to build a new Tisbury school, a first step toward banning mopeds, and lots of spending is on the agenda tonight as annual town meetings convene in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Tisbury and West Tisbury.

Oak Bluffs Tackles Moped Ban, Spending, and Beach Rules

A moped ban, a $30.3 million budget, new rules on parks and beach use and a hefty list of capital improvements are all set to come before Oak Bluffs voters at their annual town meeting this year.

Two Seats, Three Candidates in Oak Bluffs Selectmen's Race

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.

Oak Bluffs to Vote on Home Rule Petition to Ban Mopeds

On April 10, Oak Bluffs voters will decide whether to petition the Massachusetts legislature for special home rule legislation that would allow the town to ban mopeds rentals and leases in town.

East Chop Bluff Project Moves Ahead, But Town Still Lacks Funding

A project to restore the eroding East Chop Bluff is inching closer to reality, although the town is still seeking funding for the $17 to $20 million project.

Oak Bluffs Speeds Through Warrant

Voters raced through a special town meeting Tuesday evening, approving all eight articles on the warrant, seven of them with no debate. The meeting lasted 18 minutes.