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Nantucket Fire Department
Nantucket Essays

The Next Fire

The Veranda House burned and nobody noticed. 
Oh, we saw the pictures. We saw the plumes of smoke extending over the town, riding up, washing through the windmill and then out over the south shore. And we saw the pictures on social media and TV. However, the fire was an isolated event, much like the fireworks, the Pops, and Christmas Stroll. We hosted a news event that got our name onto local and national news. Any advertising is good advertising: My AirBnB views went through the roof. 

Drought
Island Science

Drought Comes to Nantucket

All of Massachusetts is on some kind of drought status now as of this past weekend. Nantucket is still at a Level One which is considered a “mild drought.” We’re better off than much of the state, but it doesn’t mean we’re in the clear. Central and northeast regions of Massachusetts are in “Critical Drought” status. There is no meaningful rain in the forecast despite a few wet evenings. The hot temperatures continue and so will these conditions. 

Made on Nantucket Trunk Show
Nantucket Events

Sunday Funday Trunk Shows

Artist Kathleen A. Duncombe is well-known on Nantucket for her expertise in art and collections—she has been a respected part of the island art scene for more than a quarter century. Her shop, Made on Nantucket at 20 Old South Wharf, is filled with original art, prints, photography, jewelry, art […]

We Will Rock You
Nantucket Arts

Guaranteed to Blow Your Mind

In a future when everyone dresses, acts, and thinks the same, when musical instruments are banned, when a global software company controls the dystopian world—can music save us?

It’s a heavy premise for a jukebox musical that turns out to be energetic, inspiring, humorous, uplifting, a little cheesy, and a whole lot of foot-stompin’ fun.

Serenella
Exploring Nantucket, Nantucket Style

Dress with Distinction

SERENELLA NANTUCKET has expanded their island presence for 2022 so they can bring together an even more impressive range of leading and emerging designers from around the world. Ready-towear continues to be the main focus, along with a vast assortment of fine jewelery, accessories, lifestyle, and an exciting new category: Uomo.