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Capturing the Waves of Summer

This summer season island artists Doug and Deb Sosebee are opening up the spacious, light-filled loft at their new location 8 Washington Street for a series of demonstrations.  This week, the featured artist is Jeanne Rosier Smith, whose work will also be on exhibit in the gallery. Smith has been […]

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A Fabulous Look for the Beach

This weekend Serenella Nantucket, the island’s designer boutique offering the best of luxury fashion, is hosting a special trunk show to celebrate Sinesia Karol’s 2013 Summer Collection.  From 10 am to 6 pm Friday-Sunday, July 26-28, this designer’s exquisite, colorful and flowing designs will be featured, and on Saturday, July […]

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Reconnecting Seniors with the Outdoors

Imagine living on this beautiful island but being largely isolated indoors and unable to enjoy Nantucket’s natural beauty.  That is a reality for many senior citizens in nursing care here on Nantucket.  Nantucket Wheelers is a group of children, grandchildren, and friends who realized that Nantucket has more than 30 […]

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Getting a Dancer’s Body at the Barre

• by Sarah Teach • We all know someone like her: she’s that leggy woman with the long, slender arms, tight abs, and poised countenance.  What’s her secret?  It very well could be The Figure Method™ of Go Figure Barre Studios.  Twelve years ago, classically trained ballerina Cindy Sites opened […]

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Nantucket Plate to Benefit Island Kids

Massachusetts car owners now have an opportunity to make any car an island car, regardless of where they live. After years of trying to show his island pride on his automobile, Robert Sarkisian, a local businessman and active community member, has received the approval needed to begin collecting applications for […]

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Gray Seal Population: Plague or Pleasure?

• by Sarah Teach • For many Americans, seals are little more than a childhood memory of a visit to the zoo. But for residents of Nantucket Island, the blubbery marine mammals are quickly becoming a topic of discussion saved only for trusted company. At the core of a growing […]

Dr. Michael West
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Nantucket’s Newest Star

• by Sarah Teach • Island nonprofit science education and research organization, the Maria Mitchell Association (MMA), has welcomed in Dr. Michael West as their new Director of Astronomy. After a 16-year tenure at the helm of MMA’s astronomy program, Dr. Vladimir Strelnitski retired, leaving astronomical shoes to fill. But […]

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Sosebees Open New In-Town Location

• by Sarah Teach • Sosebee Studio & Fine Art Gallery has stepped back from the harborfront and forward to a fitting future. The gallery, owned by island artists Deb and Doug Sosebee, has moved to 8 Washington Street, just two blocks from the bottom of Main Street. It retains […]