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  1. Norman Bridwell, author who created Clifford the Big Red Dog, dies at 86Read the original story

    Yesterday | Dallas Morning News

    Norman Bridwell, the creator of Clifford the Big Red Dog, a figure who looms as large in toddler lit as the great white whale does in the American canon, died on Friday in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on Martha's Vineyard. He was 86. Kyle Good, a spokeswoman for Scholastic Books, which over the past half-century has published dozens of Clifford titles by Bridwell, confirmed his death without specifying a cause.

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  2. Oak Bluffs selectmen reward town administrator with salary increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Citing his exemplary performance since 2012, Oak Bluffs selectmen voted unanimously to give town administrator Robert Whritenour a raise. - File photo by Ralph Stewart Oak Bluffs town administrator Robert Whritenour will have a little extra money to spend on Christmas presents this holiday season.

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  3. SSA approves terminal plans, new boat contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... with our consultant, he is still feeling the $90 range is a good range to be targeting." In public comment, Oak Bluffs businessman Todd Rebello, a former selectman, said, "I do believe there is a little fluff in the potential fuel budget that could ...

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  4. Driver chokes on coffee andsmashes into poleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    The driver told police he lost control of this truck after he choked on hot coffee. Photo by Rob Gatchell A driver who told Oak Bluffs police he choked on hot coffee and lost control of his truck struck a utility pole on Barnes Road on Wednesday morning, closing the road to traffic.

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  5. Norman Bridwell, creator of Clifford the Big Red Dog, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Norman Bridwell, the creator of Clifford the Big Red Dog, a figure who looms as large in toddler lit as the great white whale does in the American canon, died on Friday in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, on Martha's Vineyard. He was 86. Kyle Good, a spokeswoman for Scholastic Books, which over the past half-century has published dozens of Clifford titles by Bridwell, confirmed his death without specifying a cause.

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  6. Norman Birdwell, Author Of 'Clifford, The Big Red Dog' Children's Books, Dies At 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Outside the Beltway

    Norman Birdwell, the author and illustrator behind one of the most successful series of children's books ever, has died at the age of 86: Norman Bridwell, the creator of Clifford the Big Red Dog, a figure who looms as large in toddler lit as the great white whale does in the American canon, died on Friday in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on Martha's Vineyard. He was 86. Kyle Good, a spokeswoman for Scholastic Books, which over the past half-century has published dozens of Clifford titles by Mr. Bridwell, confirmed his death without specifying a cause.

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  7. 'Clifford the Big Red Dog' creator Norman Bridwell dead at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Review

    Norman Bridwell, creator of the popular "Clifford the Big Red Dog" series of children's books turned into a PBS TV show, has died. Scholastic said Birdwell died Friday in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts.

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  8. Norman Bridwell, Clifford creator, dead at 86Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | TheIndyChannel

    Norman Bridwell, creator of the popular "Clifford the Big Red Dog" series of children's books turned into a PBS TV show, has died. Scholastic, his longtime publisher, says Birdwell died Friday in Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts.

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  9. Callie SilvaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... even if it was only to read to them or hold their hand. Another love for Callie was the Flying Horses Carousel in Oak Bluffs. She came this summer and climbed up on a horse to catch the rings and she happened to be beside actress Mary Steenbergen ...

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  10. Grizzlies Looking To Add Ray Allen; Spurs, Warriors, Cavaliers Also Show Interest In Veteran ShooterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | International Business Times

    ... squad. U.S. President Barack Obama (R) picks up his club while playing a round of golf at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts August 9, 2014. Playing with Obama is NBA basketball star Ray Allen. The Obama family is ...

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  11. Rod and Gun club crowns black powder champs in a cloud of smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... he outstanding participant of the shoot in memory of Civil War and primitive firearm enthusiast Bill Nicholson of Oak Bluffs, who died in October 2007.

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  12. Feasting for The Beatrice BennettScholarship FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    The family of the late Beatrice "Beach" Bennett has created a scholarship fund in her honor. -Photo courtesy of the Bennett Family Of all the fancy fare indulged in during the next few weeks, few meals will be as anticipated as the The Beatrice Bennett Great Aspirations Memorial Scholarship fundraising feast on Saturday, December 20, at the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs.

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  13. Obituary: Peter M. Sedlier Sr., Owned Gauthier Van Moving Lines of Peabody for 30 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Patch.com

    ... Jr. of Peabody, Paul and his wife Janna Sedlier of Pompano Beach, Fl, Michael and his wife Alissandra Sedlier of Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard and Matthew and his wife Dawn Sedlier of Webster, MA, his sisters, Sonia and her husband Joseph Kolodziej ...

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  14. How hard could it be to make chocolate?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Marguerite Cook shows Holly Nadler how to display the chocolates they've made . - Photos by Michael Cummo You might say I chose this particular mission - prepping chocolates - as an easy way out in the "How Hard" enterprise, whose credo, if it had one, would run something along the lines of "How hard could it be for one neurotic, I-have-a-note-from-my-psychiatrist Valley Girl to attempt some new venture that takes her far out of her comfort zone?" Making chocolate? Pffff! Isn't that like how hard could it be to get a massage, or to drink Campari and soda with George Clooney? But I'm asking one of Life's Big Questions here, and my goal is to receive the answer after an afternoon with Marguerite Cook, accomplished chocolatier and owner of the Good Ship Lollipop at the top of Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs.

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  15. Islanders connect via socialmedia to rescue a screech owlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Mr. Sweeney posted this photo on the Islanders Talk Facebook page after bringing the wounded owl to safety. -Photo by Zachary Sweeney Around 8 pm on the unseasonably warm night of Tuesday, December 2, Chelsey Hitt of Oak Bluffs and her boyfriend, Daniel Kelleher, were driving along Wing Road in Oak Bluffs when they saw a young eastern screech owl foundering in the road.

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  16. Commentary: A weighty choice awaits the MVCRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... of its already existing Island Plan to combat the climate changes resulting from global warming. To quote Oak Bluffs conservation agent Elizabeth Durkee, "Climate change is the most critical issue facing the Island. And, as our regional planning ...

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  17. East Chop Drive closed dueto stormy weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Oak Bluffs officials Tuesday closed East Chop Drive due to concerns about the safety of the road in the stormy, rainy weather. Fire Chief John Rose said the roadway would remain closed until 8 am, Thursday morning.

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  18. Seasons Greetings from RISERead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    ... Becchio. - Photo by Ralph Stewart Dancers from RISE Vineyard Performing Arts dazzled capacity crowds at the Oak Bluffs School Sunday afternoon and evening with two performances of Season's Greetings VI. The sixth annual holiday program had something ...

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  19. Two arrested, 150 oxycodonepills seized in Oak Bluffsdrug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Martha's Vineyard Times

    Members of the Oak Bluffs Police Department and the Martha's Vineyard Drug Task Force arrested two men and seized illegal prescription narcotics worth an estimated $9,000 on Friday, December 5, police said in a news release. Following what was described as a coordinated investigation, police arrested Joel C. Rebello, 24, of Oak Bluffs, and Donald S. Berube, 24, of Tewksbury following a vehicle stop on Monroe Avenue in Oak Bluffs.

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  20. Around the Area at HGTV Dream Home 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | HGTV

    ... and enjoy a cup of clam chowder at renowned local eateries. A sight for sore eyes, the Gingerbread Cottages of Oak Bluffs are quite the spectacle for any Martha's Vineyard visitor. More than 300 miniature cottages line the streets with their ...

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