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Mentoring Youth Nantucket
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Giving Time, Getting Love

• by Christine E. Smith • “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around”    — Leo Buscaglia I signed up for […]

Island Cooking

Obstinate to an Agreeable Eater

• by Jenn Farmer • Walking in the garden today was one of the loveliest experiences of the summer.  I cannot think of a more wonderful thing than eating veggies straight from the garden after a quick rinse.  Right now the garden is bursting with ripe, healthy goodness.  The smell […]

Big Fish Story
Island Cooking

Big Fish Story

• by Chef Jenn Farmer • My son and I were doing our usual stroll around town last weekend, when we came across an impressive catch of bluefish and striped bass on the docks by a charter boat.  My son was fixated with the fish.  They were lovely, anyone would […]

The Sky's the Limit Camp
Nantucket Events

Sky’s the Limit for Island Kids

Plans are taking flight for “The Sky’s the Limit,” Nantucket’s annual aviation camp, which is being sponsored by the Nantucket Flying Association (NFA.) This one-week experience, set for June 24 through June 28, from 9 am to 5 pm, will have many new activities, including an Evening with the Astronomer […]

Summer Camps on Nantucket
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Summer Fun for Kids

There’s much more for children to do during summer vacation than just go to the beach—several island organizations offer programs to engage your children in activities that are educational and fun.  Here is a sampling of classes and workshops that  kids can attend for a few days or a full […]

Insider Tips

Insider Tips #6

Yesterday’s Island/Today’s Nantucket has a new night editor, and he suggested that we devote this week’s Staff Picks and Insider’s Tips to children, moms, and grammas. We’ve known for a while that The Toy Boat, near the end of Straight Wharf, is a favorite for wonderfully crafted toys and creative […]