Oak Bluffs

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.

Quick Response Puts Out Fire at the Madison Inn

A fire which apparently began in a malfunctioning ceiling fan at the Madison Inn brought a quick response from the Oak Bluffs fire department Tuesday afternoon.

Housing, Marijuana Regulations Top Town Meeting Agendas

Special town meetings in Edgartown and Oak Bluffs Tuesday night will have a common theme: promoting more affordable housing and grappling with the legal sale of recreational marijuana.

Oak Bluffs Takes Up Rules to Ease the Way for Downtown Apartments

A downtown zoning change to ease the rules for apartments above storefronts, more zoning rules to govern recreational marijuana sales and an animal control bylaw amendment aimed at nasty roosters are all on the short docket when Oak Bluffs voters convene for a special town meeting Tuesday night.

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.

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