Oak Bluffs

New Oak Bluffs Town Hall Inches Closer to Construction

A decision by the Martha’s Vineyard Commission and site review by the planning board are the final hurdles to overcome for the three-story town hall.

Water District Eyes Future Needs

Oak Bluffs town officials are bracing for a time when the five municipal wellls can no longer satisfy the summer demand.

Nature Means Millions to Oak Bluffs Economy

Coastal resources contribute roughly $1.5 million a year to the Oak Bluffs economy, according to a town-commissioned study unveiled last week.

Tivoli Day Turns Forty; From Bicycle Race to Block Party

It began as a bicycle race. Forty years later Tivoli Day is the end-of-summer celebration of Oak Bluffs. There are no bike races any more, but there is just about everything else.

Temporary Quarters Located as Oak Bluffs Prepares for New Town Hall

For about a year and a half starting in October, the town of Oak Bluffs will be run out of three trailers on School street to make way for a new town hall.

Oak Bluffs Says Yes to New Town Hall

A sprawling annual town meeting in Oak Bluffs drew debate over two nights this week, with voters grappling with issues related to moped safety, the crumbling Island Theatre and a new town hall.

Oak Bluffs Backs Plastic Bag Ban, Concludes Town Meeting

On the second and final night of annual town meeting Wednesday, Oak Bluffs followed in the footsteps of other Island towns in adopting a ban on single-use plastic bags in checkout lines.

Town Hall, Island Theatre Top Oak Bluffs Warrant

Change is in the air in Oak Bluffs, where voters next week will decide whether to build a new town hall, begin expanding the town sewer system, ban plastic bags in checkout lines, and move forward on efforts to limit the use of mopeds.

Oak Bluffs Faces Competing Plastic Bag Bylaw Proposals

Two competing bylaw proposals in Oak Bluffs this year may boil down to a difference of less than two thousandths of an inch for voters at town meeting.

New Oak Bluffs Town Hall Comes Before Voters

At this year’s annual town meeting, Oak Bluffs voters will decide whether to spend $9.9 million to demolish the old town hall and replace it with a modern structure on the same site.