2022

As a dispute over the athletic fields overhaul at the regional high school heads to court, the Oak Bluffs board of health appears posied to adopt a two-year ban on artificial turf in town.
Town health agent Meegan Lancaster and principal assessor MacGregor Anderson both submitted their resignations late last week.

2021

The Oak Bluffs board of health opened the floodgates Tuesday to opinions on a draft regulation that would ban artificial turf in town — opening up fresh wounds in the divisive athletic fields project at the regional high school.
A draft regulation that would ban artificial turf in Oak Bluffs is set for discussion by the town board of health Tuesday, adding another new wrinkle to ongoing debate around a plan by the high school to overhaul its athletic fields using turf.

2020

Following close on the heels of Edgartown, the Oak Bluffs board of health voted to adopt a mandatory mask rule for a wide swath of the downtown area Thursday.
The Oak Bluffs board of health is considering adopting a mandatory mask rule in the downtown area, similar to one adopted by the town of Nantucket this week.