The 4th of July on Nantucket is filled with fun activities this year. The day’s events will be different from what you may recall pre-pandemic, but there will still be lots of old-fashioned fun finished off with fireworks! Starting at 8:30 am and continuing till 12:30 pm, the Nantucket Farmers […]
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Nobody gave us America. At best it is a trophy won from years of war. This war may involve guns and Redcoats, or marches and firehoses, or tear gas and pink hats, but we have always been at war with enemies foreign and domestic. The battles swing from Europe and Asia to Pennsylvania and Chicago, but those battles continue. The labor doesn’t end.
It’s baby bird season, and it has been a busy one so far. It’s a good time to revisit what to do when you have an encounter with a nest or baby bird and how you can best help these vulnerable little ones. At the Linda Loring Nature Foundation we frequently get calls about what to do when a bird “falls out of the nest” or the mother “abandons” the nest.
Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is delighted to announce the opening of the Modern Epic Gigantic Artworks in the Big Gallery on Friday, July 1, with a festive reception and Ribbon Cutting with the Chamber of Commerce at 5 P.M. Located on the second floor of the Thomas Macy Warehouse […]
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) will welcome visitors back to their stunning property on upper Main Street: the Hadwen House. This historic property features several exhibitions, including one focused on Nantucket lightship baskets for the second year since the NHA’s formal affiliation with the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum. On the […]
The famous series of limericks dates back about a century: you can read the first four in the challenge at Yesterdaysisland.com/limerick-challengeEvery year we issue a new challenge to our readers to continue the saga. In 2020, we ran a pandemic series, with 24 stanzas submitted by readers. This summer we […]
It seems the heavier the world gets, the more it needs lightness, and Live Lightly is a motto of Native Shoes, a company dedicated to designing footwear that is fun and comfortable and has a low climate impact and can—and has been!—recycled and repurposed into places for children to play.
Now you can page through Yesterday’s Island/Today’s Nantucket to read each issue on your phone, tablet, or computer. See the photos, ads, and maps, as well as the editorial. READ YESTERDAY’S ISLAND/TODAY’S NANTUCKET PAGE BY PAGE! Read Past Issues Online
This series of limericks first appeared in a June 14, 1924 edition of a Nantucket newspaper. It all began when the Princeton Tiger revived the then well-known limerick printed first below and the Chicago Tribune answered with the second limerick. The New York Exchange went one step further with the […]