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Night of Holiday Magic December 14

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce A Night of Holiday Magic, an all-ages, community holiday celebration sponsored by ReMain Nantucket, on Saturday, December 14, 2013, at the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street from 5 – 8 P.M. For the fourth year in a row, A Night of […]

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A Cheerful Carol for Christmas

• by Sarah Teach • Digging up and casting away the root of all evil, Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN) presents a jolly holiday musical production of “A Christmas Carol.” Charles Dickens’s familiar story is approached by adaptation writers Mike Ockrent and Lynn Ahrens with a lighter foot than the […]

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Nantucket Christmas Stroll Turns 40

The instigators of the original Nantucket Christmas Stroll were merely trying to prevent islanders from escaping to Cape Cod, 30 miles across the Sound, to do their holiday shopping. Rewind to 1973, a year when local merchants, in an effort to boost the island’s holiday purse, kept shops open late […]

Cold Turkey Plunge
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Local Giving for the Holidays

• by Sarah Teach • Would you call me a turkey if I told you I was going swimming with some friends in the North Atlantic on Thanksgiving Day?  Though turkeys we may be, we are turkeys with a cause.  This year marks the 12th Annual Cold Turkey Plunge, which […]

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You Can Be the Mayor

The Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce  is seeking applicants for the 2014-15 Honorary Mayor position.  Applications are due to the Chamber Office by November 20. Individuals who are Chamber members, and year-round residents may apply or may be nominated by a Chamber member. The Honorary Mayor position is an unofficial, […]