The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) will reopen the Whaling Museum on Wednesday, February 15, with free admission for island residents and NHA members, offered year-round. “We are excited to reopen our doors this February after our maintenance team has completed necessary projects and our curatorial team has made some exciting […]
Valentine’s Day art exhibit on Nantucket
This year is the 17th OBOI held on Nantucket, and it is the first year that the book selection was chosen by a community vote.
Nantucket Cottage Hospital awards Lisa Lacoursiere with the DAISY Award 2023.
Nantucket Cottage Hospital and Fairwinds are joining efforts and expertise to offer a new mental health service to our island community
The Nantucket Atheneum has announced the winner of the 2023 “One Book, One Island”(OBOI) Community Read. Hundreds participated in voting.
For about 30 years we have been inviting island residents and visitors to enter our annual Nantucket Photo Contest. Our readers enthusiastically participate, mailing—and now emailing—to us their favorite views of Nantucket Island at all times of the year. More than 650 photos were entered in our 2022 contest, all […]
Nantucket is known for many things, and, for many, the island’s natural beauty rises is top of the list. This year, the Nantucket Land Council and the Linda Loring Nature Foundation again teamed up for the July BioBlitz—a month long treasure hunt cataloging all living things on Nantucket.
The other day, I waited on Surfside Road. I know all of the ways to duck around the traffic, slip up a dirt road, but I was listening to a radio and missed the turn. I was carrying two air conditioners to a house I was caretaking. With the heat and humidity of the summer on us, the owners wanted to cool off the bedrooms, at least. On the radio, the Harbormaster had sent out a message that pretty much all of the south shore was closed to swimming due to sharks. As for me, I was stuck behind a Defender 90 from New Jersey with five beach chairs hanging on a rack off the spare tire. And while I was sitting stock still in traffic, amazed at my own stupidity, I fell out of time.