Archive | July 24, 2015

Somerville man teaches art with meditative qualities

By Mac Trammell It’s not doodling, he’s quick to point out. Doodling is mindless scribbling, usually an attempt to make time go by quicker. But Zentangles, that’s not doodling — quite the contrary, mindful attention is required for each mark. One must be completely focused on the drawing at hand and nothing else. Somerville’s Nysha […]

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Ordinance repeals zoning regulations on boarders, tourists, renting of rooms

By Bill Short The Oakland Board of Mayor and Aldermen has passed an ordinance on final reading that repeals regulations regarding boarders, tourists and renting of rooms. Board members took the action during their July 16 regular monthly meeting on a motion offered by Alderman Billy Ray Morris and seconded by Alderman Kelly Rector. The […]

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