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Beekeeping on Nantucket

Bee Thankful for Local Beekeepers

by Cara Godlesky The average backyard beekeeper in Massachusetts reported an average of about 44% loss in their operations this winter, according to Bee Informed, a partner of the U.S Department of Agriculture. The winter months are harder on the insects, but the population of bees is seeing a decrease …

Pam drilling pearls

The Art of Pearls

Art is the focus during October on Nantucket, and in the G.S. Hill Gallery at 40 Straight Wharf, the spectacular paintings of island artist Gregory S. HIll hang next to displays of wearable art by the Nantucket Pearl Company. Collaborating with jewelry designer Pam Freitus, Judi Hill opened the Nantucket …