• Celebrate with Annye!

    Annye Camara took the long way ’round to get to Nantucket Island, but now that she’s been here full time for more than 17 years, it would be hard to imagine our community without her dedication and caring spirit. This Friday, July 22, she’ll be celebrating her 71st birthday in …

    Annye's Whole Foods | Nantucket, MA
  • Nantucket Dance Festival has Stellar Program

    ~ by C. Oscar Olson ~ It’s time once again to put on your dancing shoes, or better yet ballet slippers, because the 2016 Dance Festival is here. This year’s Festival, curated once again by Tyler Angle of the New York City Ballet, will feature dancers from around the country …

    Nantucket Dance Festival 2016
  • Fun Summer Fare at Annie Get Your Gun

    Theatre Workshop of Nantucket’s newest production opened last week with a song that sets your toes tapping and puts a smile on your face that’s likely to stay through to the last echo of applause. Annie Get Your Gun is a fictionalized account of the true romance between American sharpshooters …

    Annie Get Your Gun | Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
  • What Is This? A Right Whale Skull

    ~ by Katherine Brooks, Maria Mitchell Association ~ Among the historic gray-shingled houses of Vestal Street and hidden in the gardens of the Maria Mitchell Association’s Hinchman House Natural Science Museum, sits a whale skull found thirty years ago at Cisco Beach. The bone belongs to a right whale: an …

    Right Whale Bones | Maria Mitchell Association, Nantucket, MA
  • Family Excursions – Blueberry Picking

    ~ by Corinne Muffly, Educator ~ A series of articles dedicated to helping parents find places and activities on Nantucket to enjoy with their children. Nantucket used to be quite the hotspot for harvesting blueberries due to the naturally acidic sandy soil. As the island’s population grew this natural resource …

    Blueberries
Yesterday's Island, Today's Nantucket

We Came Here Because of Here

~ by Robert P. Barsanti ~ The rain continues to fall. Heavy rain does funny things to the island; there is no place for all of that freshwater to go, other than the ocean. But before it gets to the ocean, it puddles in the parking lots, cross streets, and …

Annye's Whole Foods | Nantucket, MA

Celebrate with Annye!

Annye Camara took the long way ’round to get to Nantucket Island, but now that she’s been here full time for more …

Right Whale Bones | Maria Mitchell Association, Nantucket, MA

What Is This? A Right Whale Skull

~ by Katherine Brooks, Maria Mitchell Association ~ Among the historic gray-shingled houses of Vestal Street and hidden in the gardens of …

limerick

Limerick Challenge

This series of limericks first appeared in a June 14, 1924 edition of a Nantucket newspaper. It all began when the Princeton …