In every outthrust headland, in every curving beach, in every grain of sand there is the story of the earth. —Rachel Carson
Citizens voiced concerns surrounding the sand deposits from a beach nourishment project at Pay and Inkwell beaches to Oak Bluffs selectmen this week.

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Calendar of Events

April 24, 2014

  • 9:00 am
    Open Printmaking Studio with Nick Thayer, 9 a.m. to noon, Featherstone Center for the Arts. $10 per hour.
  • 10:00 am
    Writers Group meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the conference room of the Oak Bluffs Library.
  • 10:00 am
    Beginning Drawing with Nancy Blank, 10 a.m. to noon, Featherstone Center for the Arts. $35.
  • 10:30 am
    Book Babies, 10:30 a.m., Oak Bluffs library. Storytime and open play for babies ages 3 to 18 months.
  • 10:30 am
    Story Hour for ages three to five is at 10:30 a.m. at the Edgartown library. Call 508-627-4221.
Earth Day began in 1970 and on the Vineyard a raggedy band of early conservationists led by Bob Woodruff scoured the Island picking up more than three thousand pounds of trash on that day.