Nantucket Pollinator Garden

Nantucket Lighthouse School Honored by Monarch Watch

Early in April, Nantucket Lighthouse School received a Certificate of Appreciation from Monarch Watch, a non-profit education, conservation and research program based at the University of Kansas that focuses on the monarch butterfly, its habitat, and its spectacular fall migration. The award grants Nantucket Lighthouse School’s Pollinator Garden national recognition …

Nantucket Rotary

Rotary Club of Nantucket Helping to Fight Addiction

The Rotary Club of Nantucket has taken the strategic step of concentrating all of its community service efforts for the year on two major initiatives that President Laura Burnett believes will better serve Nantucket and further demonstrate the Rotary’s motto of “Service above Self.” The Club has identified opioid addiction …

Downtown Crossing

Boston Area Barbershop Quartets Open the Nantucket Arts Council Concert Series

They originated more than a century-and-a-half ago, but today’s barbershop quartets, rarely heard on Nantucket, entertain fans with bold, exciting blends of modern and traditional styles. To launch its 2017 springtime Downtown Celebrity Concert series, Nantucket Arts Council brings two award-winning barbershop groups together for an afternoon of spirited a …

Nantucket Dreamland performance of Schoolhouse Rock

Nantucket Dreamland Winter Children’s Theatre Presents “Schoolhouse Rock Live!, Jr”

It’s exhilarating…it’s engaging…it’s enchanting, energizing, exciting, and yes, it’s even educational! “SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE!, JR” is The Dreamland’s fourth annual children’s theater winter production, and the show features more than 50 of Nantucket’s young actors ranging in age from 6 to 14. The children and the production team led by …

Nantucket Preservation Trust

Honoring the Golden Age of Nantucket

Nantucket Preservation Trust (NPT) is offering early registration for the island’s first Preservation Symposium Nantucket’s Golden Age: Architecture, Interiors and Historic Landscapes to be held June 6-8, 2017. The three-day symposium will take place at various island venues and feature nationally recognized architectural critic and educator, Paul Goldberger, as the …

Privilege Wears Waders

~ by Robert P. Barsanti ~ The tide was draining out of Madaket Harbor in the early afternoon under the incandescent winter sun. Safe in waders, six of us stood in the cold water that lapped around our waists. Aware of the present danger and recent past, we watched each …